Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Quartz, quartzite

Quartz, quartzite, the No. 855 export by value totaled $1.81 million for the month of December, $50.77 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$17.76 M
2Norway$12.31 M
3France$6.39 M
4Australia$5.23 M
5China$3.06 M
6Canada$2.84 M
7United Kingdom$864,773
8Vietnam$420,114
9Bermuda$256,159
10Bahamas$245,612
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U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 36.51 percent through December 2019 to $50.77 million

U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 36.51 percent from $79.97 million to $50.77 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 855 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 784 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 December of 2019 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 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 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $17,755,505
2Norway $12,308,578
3France $6,385,689
4Australia $5,232,885
5China $3,059,492
6Canada $2,840,150
7United Kingdom $864,773
8Vietnam $420,114
9Bermuda $256,159
10Bahamas $245,612

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 5.25 percent compared to last year to $21.02 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 34.09 percent compared to last year to $16.77 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 75.11 percent compared to last year to $6.72 million.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. fell 57.8 percent compared to last year to $849,327.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 26.28 percent compared to last year to $613,686.

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 $8.61 million, 32.65 percent, (34.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Norway increased $815,798, 7.1 percent, (24.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $560,333, 9.62 percent, (12.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $21.24 million, 80.23 percent, (10.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $15,045, 0.49 percent, (6.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.13 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $44.74 million of the $50.77 million total.

All totaled, 90.55 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $45.97 million of the $50.77 million total