Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Misc. mineral substances

Misc. mineral substances, the No. 723 export by value totaled $7.63 million for the month of December, $104.25 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$25.87 M
2Japan$14.39 M
3The Netherlands$11.49 M
4Mexico$9.81 M
5United Kingdom$6.12 M
6South Korea$3.73 M
7China$3.63 M
8Germany$3.51 M
9Bermuda$3.06 M
10Australia$2.38 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. mineral substances decreased 24.63 percent through December 2019 to $104.25 million

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral substances decreased 24.63 percent from $138.33 million to $104.25 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 723 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 669 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 December of 2019 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 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $25,869,760
2Japan $14,391,976
3The Netherlands $11,494,028
4Mexico $9,813,758
5United Kingdom $6,119,782
6South Korea $3,726,379
7China $3,633,819
8Germany $3,513,765
9Bermuda $3,060,230
10Australia $2,383,866

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.55 percent compared to last year to $9.76 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 8.27 percent compared to last year to $8.19 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 48.95 percent compared to last year to $7.93 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 26.52 percent compared to last year to $7.56 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 64.65 percent compared to last year to $6.56 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 $22,411, 0.09 percent, (24.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $3.36 million, 18.94 percent, (13.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $10.01 million, 674.41 percent, (11.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $3.36 million, 25.48 percent, (9.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $11.17 million, 64.6 percent, (5.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.93 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $67.69 million of the $104.25 million total.

All totaled, 38.37 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $40 million of the $104.25 million total