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

Exports: Misc. clays

Misc. clays, the No. 430 export by value totaled $32.01 million for the month of October, $336.65 million through October 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$56.32 M
2Japan$36.28 M
3Mexico$35.7 M
4The Netherlands$28.63 M
5China$22.69 M
6United Kingdom$16.01 M
7Taiwan$12.59 M
8Brazil$9.88 M
9South Korea$9.67 M
10Saudi Arabia$9.56 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $336.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $86,530,047
2Port of Houston $32,691,888
3Port of Vancouver, Wash. $20,876,985
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,351,480
5Port Laredo $19,296,317
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $13,832,127
7Port of Virginia $12,503,895
8Port of Los Angeles $12,015,568
9Port of New Orleans $11,935,820
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $10,910,675

U.S. exports of Misc. clays increased 6.16 percent through October to $336.65 million

U.S. exports of Misc. clays increased 6.16 percent from $317.12 million to $336.65 million through the first 10 months of 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 430 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 430 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 October of this 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.

In the last previous full 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $56,323,660
2Japan $36,278,527
3Mexico $35,699,828
4The Netherlands $28,625,409
5China $22,688,002
6United Kingdom $16,005,763
7Taiwan $12,587,234
8Brazil $9,879,985
9South Korea $9,673,757
10Saudi Arabia $9,556,068

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $14,164,153
2Houston $6,677,388
3Portland/Columbia-Snake River $6,026,569
4Detroit $5,968,436
5Laredo $4,874,089
6Los Angeles $3,669,859
7Seattle $3,196,815
8New Orleans $2,532,455
9Norfolk $2,233,746
10Great Falls, Mont. $2,025,665

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 32.3 percent compared to last year to $86.53 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 9.43 percent compared to last year to $32.69 million.
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. rose 17.94 percent compared to last year to $20.88 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 1.35 percent compared to last year to $19.35 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 5.87 percent compared to last year to $19.3 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 $454,189, 0.8 percent, (16.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $7.74 million, 27.1 percent, (10.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $4.67 million, 15.07 percent, (10.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $955,265, 3.45 percent, (8.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $519,746, 2.24 percent, (6.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.35 percent of all these Misc. clays exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $179.62 million of the $336.65 million total.

All totaled, 53.1 percent of all these Misc. clays exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $178.75 million of the $336.65 million total