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

Exports: Misc. mineral substances

Misc. mineral substances, the No. 684 export by value totaled $7.98 million for the month of March, $30.42 million through March 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$6.33 M
2Japan$4.08 M
3United Kingdom$3.93 M
4Bermuda$2.96 M
5Mexico$2.46 M
6The Netherlands$2.32 M
7Germany$1.08 M
8South Korea$1 M
9Bahamas$662,559
10China$590,912
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $30.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $4,203,964
2Port of Virginia $2,830,336
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,637,529
4Port Laredo $1,906,227
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,787,171
6Port of Charleston $1,699,108
7Port of Philadelphia $1,600,000
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,584,809
9Port of Long Beach $1,354,605
10Port of Wilmington, Dela. $1,322,970

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral substances decreased 7.08 percent through March to $30.42 million

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral substances decreased 7.08 percent from $32.74 million to $30.42 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 684 through March 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Bermuda and No. 5 Mexico. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,326,619
2Japan $4,080,386
3United Kingdom $3,925,536
4Bermuda $2,955,950
5Mexico $2,460,621
6The Netherlands $2,318,861
7Germany $1,083,991
8South Korea $1,004,169
9Bahamas $662,559
10China $590,912

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 81.18 percent compared to last year to $4.2 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 830.13 percent compared to last year to $2.83 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 41.1 percent compared to last year to $2.64 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 32.51 percent compared to last year to $1.91 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 66.42 percent compared to last year to $1.79 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 $1.08 million, 14.63 percent, (20.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $276,833, 6.35 percent, (13.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $123,325, 3.05 percent, (12.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bermuda increased $2.8 million, 1824.99 percent, (9.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.3 million, 34.51 percent, (8.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.92 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $19.75 million of the $30.42 million total.

All totaled, 43.93 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $13.37 million of the $30.42 million total