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

Exports: Pebbles, gravel

Pebbles, gravel, the No. 851 export by value totaled $6.66 million for the month of October, $46.95 million through October of 2018, and $48.34 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$33.48 M
2Mexico$4.27 M
3China$1.12 M
4Nicaragua$1.12 M
5Japan$810,273
6Trinidad and Tobago$562,474
7Bermuda$458,649
8Guadeloupe$279,000
9India$275,065
10Colombia$272,664
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $46.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $10,781,865
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $5,017,465
3Port of Toledo, Ohio $4,747,232
4Port Laredo $2,702,560
5Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $1,925,702
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,294,572
7Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $1,236,420
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,172,412
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,157,327
10Port of Boston $1,122,281

U.S. exports of Pebbles, gravel increased 15.63 percent through October to $46.95 million

U.S. exports of Pebbles, gravel increased 15.63 percent from $40.6 million to $46.95 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 851 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 871 for the last full year with a total value of $48.34 million, a $6.83 million, 16.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port of Toledo, Ohio, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Toledo, Ohio, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $33,477,842
2Mexico $4,272,733
3China $1,124,256
4Nicaragua $1,122,281
5Japan $810,273
6Trinidad and Tobago $562,474
7Bermuda $458,649
8Guadeloupe $279,000
9India $275,065
10Colombia $272,664

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,487,823
2Laredo $686,046
3Low Value Shipments $397,039
4Houston $340,152
5New York City $297,193
6Seattle $297,129
7St. Albans, Vt. $213,523
8Miami $174,239
9Buffalo $170,787
10Detroit $167,489

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:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 109.7 percent compared to last year to $10.78 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 44.46 percent compared to last year to $5.02 million.
  • Port of Toledo, Ohio rose 29.55 percent compared to last year to $4.75 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 249.07 percent compared to last year to $2.7 million.
  • Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. totaled $1.93 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 $6.01 million, 21.88 percent, (71.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.8 million, 72.73 percent, (9.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $524,606, 87.49 percent, (2.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Nicaragua increased $78,021, 7.47 percent, (2.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $672,988, 45.37 percent, (1.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.92 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $40.81 million of the $46.95 million total.

All totaled, 53.62 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $25.17 million of the $46.95 million total