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

Exports: Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance

Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance, the No. 174 export by value totaled $126.63 million for the month of February, $253.76 million through February of 2020, and $1.57 billion for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific exports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Japan$28.58 M
2The Netherlands$27.46 M
3Germany$21.96 M
4Canada$20.32 M
5China$19.74 M
6Italy$19.48 M
7United Arab Emirates$18.04 M
8Mexico$16.06 M
9United Kingdom$13.21 M
10France$9.95 M
Data loading...
January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $253.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $31,046,461
2Port of Wilmington, N.C. $27,770,198
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $25,786,335
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,907,119
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $16,241,946
6Port of Houston $10,878,716
7Port of Virginia $10,507,221
8Port of New York $9,813,879
9Port Laredo $8,837,098
10Port of Long Beach $7,646,535

U.S. exports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 3.36 percent through February to $253.76 million

U.S. exports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 3.36 percent from $245.51 million to $253.76 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 174 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 175 for the last full year with a total value of $1.57 billion, a $166.74 million, 11.91 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 United Kingdom 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 Houston.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $28,581,938
2The Netherlands $27,456,373
3Germany $21,962,242
4Canada $20,318,118
5China $19,743,445
6Italy $19,476,498
7United Arab Emirates $18,043,140
8Mexico $16,055,061
9United Kingdom $13,210,155
10France $9,953,691

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $46,170,588
2CHICAGO, IL $34,937,500
3SAVANNAH, GA $20,534,750
4LOS ANGELES, CA $20,252,604
5WILMINGTON, NC $19,909,584
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $19,886,828
7HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $18,481,950
8MIAMI, FL $11,311,172
9DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $9,835,726
10LAREDO, TX $8,051,358

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 48 percent compared to last year to $31.05 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 745.54 percent compared to last year to $27.77 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 21.13 percent compared to last year to $25.79 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 3.91 percent compared to last year to $16.91 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 97.82 percent compared to last year to $16.24 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 Japan increased $11.52 million, 67.56 percent, (11.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $20.55 million, 297.63 percent, (10.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $17.67 million, 44.58 percent, (8.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $2.22 million, 12.24 percent, (8.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $3.85 million, 24.26 percent, (7.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 46.53 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $118.06 million of the $253.76 million total.

All totaled, 46.4 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $117.75 million of the $253.76 million total