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

Exports: Misc. mineral substances

Misc. mineral substances, the No. 721 export by value totaled $7.34 million for the month of July, $62.01 million through July of 2019, and $138.33 million 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
1Canada$14.37 M
2Japan$8.46 M
3The Netherlands$6.2 M
4Mexico$5.92 M
5United Kingdom$4.61 M
6Bermuda$3.01 M
7Germany$2.01 M
8South Korea$1.91 M
9Bahamas$1.69 M
10China$1.63 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $62.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $7,359,043
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,271,170
3Port of Virginia $4,654,750
4Port Laredo $4,625,159
5Port of Charleston $3,742,581
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,893,910
7Port of Newark $2,470,208
8Port of New York $2,416,243
9Port of Long Beach $2,415,737
10Port Miami $1,896,991

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral substances decreased 31.02 percent through July to $62.01 million

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral substances decreased 31.02 percent from $89.9 million to $62.01 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 721 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 645 for the last full year with a total value of $138.33 million, a $44.27 million, 24.24 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Virginia, 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 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $14,373,991
2Japan $8,462,102
3The Netherlands $6,199,626
4Mexico $5,917,108
5United Kingdom $4,613,052
6Bermuda $3,009,635
7Germany $2,011,281
8South Korea $1,909,565
9Bahamas $1,686,565
10China $1,631,803

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,552,487
2Los Angeles $4,890,079
3New York City $4,183,145
4Laredo $3,778,305
5Detroit $2,258,253
6Charleston $2,087,874
7Seattle $1,999,845
8Baltimore $1,508,764
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,372,208
10St. Albans, Vt. $1,327,232

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 20.03 percent compared to last year to $7.36 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 57.71 percent compared to last year to $6.27 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 33.4 percent compared to last year to $4.65 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 26.94 percent compared to last year to $4.63 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 30.3 percent compared to last year to $3.74 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 $1.66 million, 10.36 percent, (23.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $2.24 million, 20.96 percent, (13.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $5.41 million, 681.27 percent, (10 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $2.43 million, 29.13 percent, (9.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $5.08 million, 52.39 percent, (7.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.8 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $39.57 million of the $62.01 million total.

All totaled, 42.98 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $26.65 million of the $62.01 million total