Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Pebbles, gravel

Pebbles, gravel, the No. 841 export by value totaled $3.22 million for the month of December, $55.69 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$40.1 M
2Mexico$4.34 M
3Japan$2.16 M
4Bermuda$913,138
5Trinidad and Tobago$822,781
6Nicaragua$761,613
7China$691,001
8Guadeloupe$558,000
9Germany$403,307
10Bahamas$336,899
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U.S. exports of Pebbles, gravel decreased 4.62 percent through December 2019 to $55.69 million

U.S. exports of Pebbles, gravel decreased 4.62 percent from $58.39 million to $55.69 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 841 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 844 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 December of 2019 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 Port of Toledo, Ohio, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

In the last previous full 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..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $40,104,927
2Mexico $4,339,753
3Japan $2,155,591
4Bermuda $913,138
5Trinidad and Tobago $822,781
6Nicaragua $761,613
7China $691,001
8Guadeloupe $558,000
9Germany $403,307
10Bahamas $336,899

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 486.8 percent compared to last year to $11.27 million.
  • Port of Toledo, Ohio rose 33.25 percent compared to last year to $7.95 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 39.2 percent compared to last year to $7.48 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 18.99 percent compared to last year to $2.84 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 44.32 percent compared to last year to $2.19 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 $2.04 million, 4.83 percent, (72.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $887,712, 16.98 percent, (7.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $1.11 million, 106.51 percent, (3.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bermuda increased $397,173, 76.98 percent, (1.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago increased $187,537, 29.52 percent, (1.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.79 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $48.34 million of the $55.69 million total.

All totaled, 56.96 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $31.72 million of the $55.69 million total