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

Exports: Misc. clays

Misc. clays, the No. 442 export by value totaled $30.17 million for the month of March, $90.93 million through March of 2019, and $399.29 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$17.61 M
2Japan$12.92 M
3Mexico$10.96 M
4China$5.66 M
5United Kingdom$5.4 M
6The Netherlands$4.26 M
7South Korea$3.22 M
8Taiwan$3.13 M
9Germany$2.57 M
10India$2.08 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $90.93 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $20,973,716
2Port of Houston $9,907,361
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,508,212
4Port Laredo $5,903,893
5Port of Vancouver, Wash. $5,357,383
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,235,017
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,962,987
8Port of Los Angeles $3,272,965
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $3,172,307
10Port of New Orleans $2,883,015

U.S. exports of Misc. clays decreased 7.64 percent through March to $90.93 million

U.S. exports of Misc. clays decreased 7.64 percent from $98.45 million to $90.93 million through the first three 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 442 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 424 for the last full year with a total value of $399.29 million, a $8.06 million, 2.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Vancouver, Wash..

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 Laredo and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $17,613,223
2Japan $12,920,268
3Mexico $10,960,784
4China $5,658,006
5United Kingdom $5,403,879
6The Netherlands $4,260,289
7South Korea $3,216,050
8Taiwan $3,132,057
9Germany $2,567,724
10India $2,080,554

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $29,776,767
2Detroit $12,974,587
3Portland/Columbia-Snake River $12,567,008
4Houston $11,941,716
5Laredo $9,964,464
6Seattle $8,335,364
7Los Angeles $6,931,525
8New Orleans $4,458,634
9Norfolk $4,132,153
10Great Falls, Mont. $3,577,072

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 18.4 percent compared to last year to $20.97 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 4.93 percent compared to last year to $9.91 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 59.55 percent compared to last year to $6.51 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 10.48 percent compared to last year to $5.9 million.
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. fell 31.29 percent compared to last year to $5.36 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 increased $860,023, 5.13 percent, (19.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $4.48 million, 53.16 percent, (14.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $701,383, 6.84 percent, (12.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $1.39 million, 19.76 percent, (6.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $738,746, 15.84 percent, (5.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.8 percent of all these Misc. clays exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $52.56 million of the $90.93 million total.

All totaled, 53.51 percent of all these Misc. clays exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $48.65 million of the $90.93 million total