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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Mica, mica waste

Mica, mica waste, the No. 1076 export by value totaled $566,125 for the month of December, $11.01 million through December of 2018, and $10.48 million for all of 2017, 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
1Germany$1.81 M
2Canada$1.76 M
3Mexico$1.66 M
4China$842,017
5Japan$780,635
6Brazil$750,240
7Belgium$425,658
8Colombia$353,807
9South Korea$317,679
10Italy$284,575
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,573,525
2Port Laredo $1,652,461
3Port of New York $906,683
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $772,705
5Port of Charleston $661,022
6Port of Newark $554,908
7Port Everglades, Fla. $503,453
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $381,562
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $375,492
10Port of Long Beach $361,385

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste increased 5.07 percent through December to $11.01 million

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste increased 5.07 percent from $10.48 million to $11.01 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1076 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1077 for the last full year with a total value of $10.48 million, a $427,748, 4.26 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, 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 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $1,814,131
2Canada $1,764,578
3Mexico $1,659,023
4China $842,017
5Japan $780,635
6Brazil $750,240
7Belgium $425,658
8Colombia $353,807
9South Korea $317,679
10Italy $284,575

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $1,033,304
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $848,070
3LAREDO, TX $619,214
4BUFFALO, NY $404,338
5MIAMI, FL $347,476
6CHARLESTON, SC $336,360
7DETROIT, MI $215,724
8LOS ANGELES, CA $157,804
9NORFOLK, VA $89,540
10LOW VALUE $76,752

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 17.67 percent compared to last year to $2.57 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.79 percent compared to last year to $1.65 million.
  • Port of New York fell 26.69 percent compared to last year to $906,683.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 5.26 percent compared to last year to $772,705.
  • Port of Charleston fell 29.44 percent compared to last year to $661,022.

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 Germany increased $267,289, 17.28 percent, (16.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $117,296, 7.12 percent, (16.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $79,737, 5.05 percent, (15.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $278,388, 24.85 percent, (7.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $116,263, 17.5 percent, (7.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.33 percent of all these Mica, mica waste exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $6.86 million of the $11.01 million total.

All totaled, 59.66 percent of all these Mica, mica waste exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $6.57 million of the $11.01 million total