Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Exports: Mica, mica waste

Mica, mica waste, the No. 1070 export by value totaled $787,126 for the month of March, $2.32 million through March of 2020, and $10.22 million for all of 2019, 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$572,588
2Canada$403,144
3Mexico$300,219
4China$238,225
5Brazil$177,008
6Japan$126,068
7South Korea$99,933
8Colombia$82,347
9France$65,587
10Belgium$41,168
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $605,373
2Port of New York $246,618
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $183,642
4Port of Charleston $176,270
5Port Laredo $173,599
6Port of Long Beach $138,729
7Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $98,707
8Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $64,465
9Port Everglades, Fla. $59,756
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $57,443

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste decreased 14.08 percent through March to $2.32 million

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste decreased 14.08 percent from $2.7 million to $2.32 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1070 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1066 for the last full year with a total value of $10.22 million, a $782,820, 7.11 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full 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 New York.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $572,588
2Canada $403,144
3Mexico $300,219
4China $238,225
5Brazil $177,008
6Japan $126,068
7South Korea $99,933
8Colombia $82,347
9France $65,587
10Belgium $41,168

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $550,396
2BUFFALO, NY $191,122
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $185,162
4LAREDO, TX $156,420
5CHARLESTON, SC $120,568
6DETROIT, MI $79,846
7LOS ANGELES, CA $60,720
8MIAMI, FL $50,004
9NORFOLK, VA $42,840
10ST. ALBANS, VT $33,094

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 15.57 percent compared to last year to $605,373.
  • Port of New York rose 81.63 percent compared to last year to $246,618.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 13.28 percent compared to last year to $183,642.
  • Port of Charleston fell 23.36 percent compared to last year to $176,270.
  • Port Laredo fell 47.27 percent compared to last year to $173,599.

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 $120,207, 26.57 percent, (24.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $51,689, 11.36 percent, (17.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $60,592, 16.79 percent, (12.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $67,082, 39.2 percent, (10.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $2,493, 1.43 percent, (7.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.89 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 $1.69 million of the $2.32 million total.

All totaled, 59.72 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 $1.39 million of the $2.32 million total