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

Exports: Quartz, quartzite

Quartz, quartzite, the No. 779 export by value totaled $4.94 million for the month of October, $70 million through October of 2018, and $31.42 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
1Australia$24.2 M
2Mexico$22.82 M
3Norway$9.24 M
4France$5.41 M
5Canada$3.52 M
6China$2.66 M
7New Zealand$335,965
8Vietnam$334,000
9South Korea$285,472
10Bahamas$204,655
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $70 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $24,468,362
2Port Laredo $22,036,506
3Port of Charleston $17,016,688
4Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $1,674,555
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $478,125
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $470,138
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $448,738
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $311,349
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $248,923
10Port Everglades, Fla. $224,116

U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite increased 200.47 percent through October to $70 million

U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite increased 200.47 percent from $23.3 million to $70 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 779 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 940 for the last full year with a total value of $31.42 million, a $9.49 million, 43.30 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 France and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Norway, No. 2 France, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $24,198,236
2Mexico $22,821,871
3Norway $9,242,780
4France $5,411,367
5Canada $3,524,179
6China $2,656,377
7New Zealand $335,965
8Vietnam $334,000
9South Korea $285,472
10Bahamas $204,655

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $3,900,340
2Charleston $2,924,750
3Atlanta/Savannah $1,776,502
4San Francisco $352,252
5Detroit $322,877
6New York City $82,246
7Miami $73,924
8Great Falls, Mont. $70,276
9El Paso $66,306
10Los Angeles $64,856

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:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2015.85 percent compared to last year to $24.47 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 374.38 percent compared to last year to $22.04 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 38.31 percent compared to last year to $17.02 million.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. rose 108.93 percent compared to last year to $1.67 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 17.56 percent compared to last year to $478,125.

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 Australia increased $23.07 million, 2049.54 percent, (34.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $17.68 million, 343.49 percent, (32.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Norway increased $2.76 million, 42.59 percent, (13.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $241,611, 4.67 percent, (7.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $1.28 million, 57.36 percent, (5.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.14 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $65.2 million of the $70 million total.

All totaled, 93.82 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $65.67 million of the $70 million total