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

Exports: Pebbles, gravel

Pebbles, gravel, the No. 869 export by value totaled $4.61 million for the month of March, $11.14 million through March of 2019, and $58.39 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$6.22 M
2Mexico$1.11 M
3Japan$594,771
4Bermuda$467,789
5Trinidad and Tobago$452,112
6China$294,226
7Nicaragua$250,010
8Venezuela$209,434
9Guadeloupe$209,250
10Germany$113,752
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,773,154
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,064,372
3Port Angeles, Wash. $889,764
4Port Laredo $771,378
5Port of Houston $753,667
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $561,233
7Low-Valued Imports and Exports $497,904
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $487,953
9Port of Virginia $429,484
10Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $349,333

U.S. exports of Pebbles, gravel increased 14.84 percent through March to $11.14 million

U.S. exports of Pebbles, gravel increased 14.84 percent from $9.7 million to $11.14 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 869 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 895 for the last full year with a total value of $58.39 million, a $10.04 million, 20.78 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Bermuda and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. The leading gateways were No. 1 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port Angeles, Wash., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,220,020
2Mexico $1,112,480
3Japan $594,771
4Bermuda $467,789
5Trinidad and Tobago $452,112
6China $294,226
7Nicaragua $250,010
8Venezuela $209,434
9Guadeloupe $209,250
10Germany $113,752

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,632,909
2Detroit $2,693,992
3Seattle $1,822,678
4Laredo $1,616,722
5Wilmington $1,516,058
6Cleveland $1,343,900
7Low Value Shipments $752,690
8Miami $744,147
9Houston $500,752
10St. Albans, Vt. $440,135

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:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 997.69 percent compared to last year to $1.77 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 71.54 percent compared to last year to $1.06 million.
  • Port Angeles, Wash. rose 510.08 percent compared to last year to $889,764.
  • Port Laredo rose 104.9 percent compared to last year to $771,378.
  • Port of Houston rose 88.58 percent compared to last year to $753,667.

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 $255,485, 4.28 percent, (55.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $42,832, 3.71 percent, (9.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $547,926, 1169.66 percent, (5.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bermuda increased $299,585, 178.11 percent, (4.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago increased $211,637, 88.01 percent, (4.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.4 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $8.85 million of the $11.14 million total.

All totaled, 47.14 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $5.25 million of the $11.14 million total