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

Exports: Mica, mica waste

Mica, mica waste, the No. 1068 export by value totaled $661,453 for the month of February, $1.53 million through February 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$375,230
2Canada$249,936
3Mexico$218,645
4China$193,305
5Brazil$102,479
6Japan$76,211
7France$53,593
8South Korea$46,193
9Colombia$35,546
10Belgium$34,450
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.53 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $459,113
2Port of New York $135,839
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $127,927
4Port Laredo $119,938
5Port of Charleston $102,727
6Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $98,707
7Port of Long Beach $90,927
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $42,169
9Port of Newark $38,494
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $38,075

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste decreased 3.98 percent through February to $1.53 million

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste decreased 3.98 percent from $1.6 million to $1.53 million through the first two 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 1068 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1065 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 February 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 Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, 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 Charleston, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $375,230
2Canada $249,936
3Mexico $218,645
4China $193,305
5Brazil $102,479
6Japan $76,211
7France $53,593
8South Korea $46,193
9Colombia $35,546
10Belgium $34,450

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 24.99 percent compared to last year to $459,113.
  • Port of New York rose 75.52 percent compared to last year to $135,839.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 4.36 percent compared to last year to $127,927.
  • Port Laredo fell 37.09 percent compared to last year to $119,938.
  • Port of Charleston fell 28.05 percent compared to last year to $102,727.

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 $103,137, 37.91 percent, (24.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $58,106, 18.86 percent, (16.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $9,248, 4.42 percent, (14.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $27,067, 16.28 percent, (12.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $356, 0.35 percent, (6.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.34 percent of all these Mica, mica waste exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.14 million of the $1.53 million total.

All totaled, 61.68 percent of all these Mica, mica waste exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $945,544 of the $1.53 million total