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

Exports: Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance

Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance, the No. 198 export by value totaled $123.27 million for the month of December, $1.4 billion through December of 2018, and $1.3 billion 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$200.92 M
2Italy$176.96 M
3China$115.97 M
4Canada$107.16 M
5Japan$94.81 M
6United Kingdom$85.97 M
7France$76.8 M
8United Arab Emirates$75.5 M
9Mexico$72.1 M
10Spain$63.01 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.4 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $176,228,549
2Los Angeles International Airport $169,910,710
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $141,157,936
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $93,905,983
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $83,223,491
6Port of New York $74,676,792
7Port of Houston $69,617,005
8Port of Long Beach $47,892,281
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $42,382,636
10Port Laredo $36,054,034

U.S. exports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 8.00 percent through December to $1.4 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 8.00 percent from $1.3 billion to $1.4 billion 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 198 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 205 for the last full year with a total value of $1.3 billion, a $85.56 million, 6.19 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, 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..

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $200,920,037
2Italy $176,956,094
3China $115,973,507
4Canada $107,162,328
5Japan $94,808,669
6United Kingdom $85,972,759
7France $76,803,789
8United Arab Emirates $75,495,153
9Mexico $72,097,851
10Spain $63,014,794

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $188,451,252
2LOS ANGELES, CA $123,601,272
3CHICAGO, IL $78,062,034
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $62,541,394
5SAVANNAH, GA $62,217,120
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $36,157,794
7DETROIT, MI $19,827,930
8LAREDO, TX $18,083,256
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $17,905,264
10DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $16,893,486

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 147.63 percent compared to last year to $176.23 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 70.21 percent compared to last year to $169.91 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 7.18 percent compared to last year to $141.16 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.38 percent compared to last year to $93.91 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 39.26 percent compared to last year to $83.22 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 $9.37 million, 4.89 percent, (14.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy increased $41.61 million, 30.75 percent, (12.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $7.47 million, 6.88 percent, (8.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $18.55 million, 20.94 percent, (7.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $9.3 million, 8.93 percent, (6.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.69 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $695.82 million of the $1.4 billion total.

All totaled, 47.45 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $664.43 million of the $1.4 billion total