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

Exports: Pebbles, gravel

Pebbles, gravel, the No. 844 export by value totaled $4.06 million for the month of December, $58.39 million through December 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$42.14 M
2Mexico$5.23 M
3Nicaragua$1.36 M
4China$1.25 M
5Japan$1.04 M
6Trinidad and Tobago$635,244
7Bermuda$515,965
8United Kingdom$479,346
9Guadeloupe$418,500
10Colombia$323,382
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $58.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $11,829,316
2Port of Toledo, Ohio $5,967,074
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $5,373,116
4Port Laredo $3,504,059
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,865,338
6Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $1,925,702
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,920,157
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,664,190
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,516,058
10Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $1,434,880

U.S. exports of Pebbles, gravel increased 20.78 percent through December to $58.39 million

U.S. exports of Pebbles, gravel increased 20.78 percent from $48.34 million to $58.39 million in 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 844 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 872 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Nicaragua, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. 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..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $42,142,478
2Mexico $5,227,465
3Nicaragua $1,362,329
4China $1,250,466
5Japan $1,043,834
6Trinidad and Tobago $635,244
7Bermuda $515,965
8United Kingdom $479,346
9Guadeloupe $418,500
10Colombia $323,382

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1OGDENSBURG, NY $6,526,180
2LAREDO, TX $2,603,242
3SEATTLE, WA $1,530,210
4MIAMI, FL $1,289,454
5LOW VALUE $1,116,666
6DETROIT, MI $1,110,962
7CLEVELAND, OH $1,045,946
8HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $876,252
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $637,162
10ST. ALBANS, VT $617,700

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 64.48 percent compared to last year to $11.83 million.
  • Port of Toledo, Ohio rose 36.22 percent compared to last year to $5.97 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 37.28 percent compared to last year to $5.37 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 252.94 percent compared to last year to $3.5 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 46.11 percent compared to last year to $2.87 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 $9.61 million, 29.54 percent, (72.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.91 million, 57.67 percent, (8.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Nicaragua increased $71,207, 5.52 percent, (2.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $521,971, 71.65 percent, (2.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $641,205, 38.05 percent, (1.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.39 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $51.03 million of the $58.39 million total.

All totaled, 50.59 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $29.54 million of the $58.39 million total