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

Exports: Quartz, quartzite

Quartz, quartzite, the No. 826 export by value totaled $6.14 million for the month of March, $14.62 million through March of 2019, and $79.97 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
1Mexico$5.7 M
2Norway$3.04 M
3France$1.63 M
4Australia$1.41 M
5China$1 M
6Canada$658,219
7Vietnam$420,114
8Bermuda$124,222
9Singapore$96,714
10United Kingdom$94,317
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $14.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $5,637,587
2Port Laredo $5,498,954
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,588,381
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $523,837
5Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $263,601
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $149,559
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $113,770
8Miami International Airport $79,305
9Port Everglades, Fla. $77,911
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $77,644

U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 16.32 percent through March to $14.62 million

U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 16.32 percent from $17.47 million to $14.62 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 826 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 800 for the last full year with a total value of $79.97 million, a $48.55 million, 154.49 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Australia, 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,699,584
2Norway $3,043,000
3France $1,634,294
4Australia $1,407,795
5China $1,001,545
6Canada $658,219
7Vietnam $420,114
8Bermuda $124,222
9Singapore $96,714
10United Kingdom $94,317

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $7,302,787
2Charleston $5,884,830
3Atlanta/Savannah $4,293,743
4Detroit $693,719
5San Francisco $540,685
6Miami $229,158
7El Paso $133,239
8New York City $129,458
9San Diego $75,856
10Seattle $75,128

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:

  • Port of Charleston rose 23.29 percent compared to last year to $5.64 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.67 percent compared to last year to $5.5 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 68.02 percent compared to last year to $1.59 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 29.81 percent compared to last year to $523,837.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. fell 42.83 percent compared to last year to $263,601.

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 Mexico decreased $420,868, 6.88 percent, (38.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Norway increased $298,000, 10.86 percent, (20.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $94,993, 6.17 percent, (11.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $3.73 million, 72.62 percent, (9.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $596,545, 147.3 percent, (6.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.44 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $12.79 million of the $14.62 million total.

All totaled, 92.41 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $13.51 million of the $14.62 million total