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

Exports: Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance

Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance, the No. 175 export by value totaled $137.82 million for the month of July, $925.45 million through July of 2019, and $1.4 billion 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
1Germany$134.5 M
2Italy$85.05 M
3Japan$83.27 M
4China$67.08 M
5Canada$64.04 M
6United Kingdom$62.87 M
7France$53.47 M
8United Arab Emirates$53.41 M
9Mexico$52.79 M
10Spain$35.34 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $925.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $124,733,293
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $117,137,683
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $86,090,275
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $68,007,361
5Port of Houston $40,157,899
6Port of New York $40,063,583
7Port Laredo $34,465,378
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $33,545,211
9Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $33,175,633
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $28,999,458

U.S. exports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 11.57 percent through July to $925.45 million

U.S. exports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 11.57 percent from $829.47 million to $925.45 million through the first seven 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 175 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 193 for the last full year with a total value of $1.4 billion, a $103.71 million, 8.00 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $134,498,347
2Italy $85,047,565
3Japan $83,271,766
4China $67,081,050
5Canada $64,040,077
6United Kingdom $62,872,420
7France $53,467,010
8United Arab Emirates $53,408,070
9Mexico $52,792,575
10Spain $35,336,166

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $113,514,439
2Los Angeles $83,293,244
3Chicago $48,479,461
4New York City $40,402,190
5Atlanta/Savannah $36,442,826
6Houston $22,562,901
7Dallas $13,287,497
8Detroit $12,492,343
9Laredo $12,051,992
10San Francisco $11,305,019

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 38.91 percent compared to last year to $124.73 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 5.76 percent compared to last year to $117.14 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 2.72 percent compared to last year to $86.09 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 30.06 percent compared to last year to $68.01 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 3.26 percent compared to last year to $40.16 million.

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 $18.7 million, 16.15 percent, (14.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy decreased $38.18 million, 30.99 percent, (9.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $31.7 million, 61.48 percent, (9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $1.08 million, 1.58 percent, (7.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $2.52 million, 4.09 percent, (6.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 46.89 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $433.94 million of the $925.45 million total.

All totaled, 47.13 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $436.13 million of the $925.45 million total