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

Exports: Misc. clays

Misc. clays, the No. 429 export by value totaled $33.35 million for the month of December, $399.29 million through December of 2018, and $391.23 million 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
1Canada$67.77 M
2Mexico$42.12 M
3Japan$39.44 M
4The Netherlands$35.44 M
5China$26.67 M
6United Kingdom$18.98 M
7Saudi Arabia$15.28 M
8Taiwan$14.62 M
9Brazil$11.17 M
10South Korea$10.98 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $399.29 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $102,142,661
2Port of Houston $37,950,817
3Port of Vancouver, Wash. $25,001,606
4Port Laredo $23,061,128
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,974,363
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $17,212,130
7Port of Virginia $14,402,302
8Port of Los Angeles $14,220,334
9Port of New Orleans $13,861,999
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $13,244,236

U.S. exports of Misc. clays increased 2.06 percent through December to $399.29 million

U.S. exports of Misc. clays increased 2.06 percent from $391.23 million to $399.29 million 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 429 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 423 for the last full year with a total value of $391.23 million, a $38.22 million, 10.83 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Vancouver, Wash., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Vancouver, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $67,771,006
2Mexico $42,124,060
3Japan $39,440,140
4The Netherlands $35,442,737
5China $26,673,638
6United Kingdom $18,980,402
7Saudi Arabia $15,281,766
8Taiwan $14,621,229
9Brazil $11,167,542
10South Korea $10,978,522

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $43,452,596
2COLUMBIA-SNAKE, OR $23,210,040
3HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $18,788,376
4DETROIT, MI $18,672,778
5LAREDO, TX $14,882,360
6SEATTLE, WA $10,870,206
7LOS ANGELES, CA $10,422,142
8NEW ORLEANS, LA $7,311,080
9NORFOLK, VA $6,891,140
10GREAT FALLS, MT $5,473,646

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 25.57 percent compared to last year to $102.14 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 10.58 percent compared to last year to $37.95 million.
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. fell 7.78 percent compared to last year to $25 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 1.9 percent compared to last year to $23.06 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 2.91 percent compared to last year to $22.97 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 Canada decreased $780,496, 1.14 percent, (16.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $6.18 million, 17.2 percent, (10.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $1.19 million, 2.92 percent, (9.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $1.87 million, 5.58 percent, (8.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $981,964, 3.55 percent, (6.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.96 percent of all these Misc. clays exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $211.45 million of the $399.29 million total.

All totaled, 52.88 percent of all these Misc. clays exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $211.13 million of the $399.29 million total