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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Mica, mica waste

Mica, mica waste, the No. 1066 export by value totaled $1.1 million for the month of March, $2.7 million through March of 2019, and $11.01 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$454,833
2Germany$452,381
3Mexico$360,811
4Japan$271,838
5Brazil$174,515
6China$171,143
7Belgium$130,421
8Italy$127,650
9South Korea$120,663
10Colombia$67,983
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.7 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $717,042
2Port Laredo $329,213
3Port of Charleston $229,996
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $211,753
5Port of Newark $138,497
6Port of New York $135,781
7Port Everglades, Fla. $91,692
8Port of Long Beach $90,498
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $88,321
10Port of Los Angeles $84,444

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste decreased 7.05 percent through March to $2.7 million

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste decreased 7.05 percent from $2.91 million to $2.7 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1066 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1061 for the last full year with a total value of $11.01 million, a $530,706, 5.07 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $454,833
2Germany $452,381
3Mexico $360,811
4Japan $271,838
5Brazil $174,515
6China $171,143
7Belgium $130,421
8Italy $127,650
9South Korea $120,663
10Colombia $67,983

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $756,654
2New York City $520,435
3Laredo $483,006
4Buffalo $228,898
5Miami $212,866
6Charleston $171,388
7Detroit $135,597
8Los Angeles $130,927
9Norfolk $65,670
10Low Value Shipments $57,421

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 5.41 percent compared to last year to $717,042.
  • Port Laredo fell 14.58 percent compared to last year to $329,213.
  • Port of Charleston rose 74.88 percent compared to last year to $229,996.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 20.6 percent compared to last year to $211,753.
  • Port of Newark rose 93.46 percent compared to last year to $138,497.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Canada decreased $10,418, 2.24 percent, (16.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $160,822, 26.23 percent, (16.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $31,156, 7.95 percent, (13.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $33,635, 14.12 percent, (10.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $29,760, 14.57 percent, (6.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.49 percent of all these Mica, mica waste exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.71 million of the $2.7 million total.

All totaled, 60.23 percent of all these Mica, mica waste exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.63 million of the $2.7 million total