Total Trade: $79.97 million
|1||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$26,985,603|
|3||Port of Charleston||$19,976,768|
|4||Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.||$2,012,743|
|5||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$494,953|
|6||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$485,964|
|7||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$483,438|
|8||El Paso Border Crossing, Texas||$378,282|
|9||Port Everglades, Fla.||$294,739|
|10||Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif.||$279,671|
U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite increased 154.49 percent through December to $79.97 million
U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite increased 154.49 percent from $31.42 million to $79.97 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 784 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 929 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 December 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Norway, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 France, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. 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 – December 2018
|5||SAN FRANCISCO, CA||$728,758|
|7||NEW YORK CITY, NY||$258,916|
|8||EL PASO, TX||$208,050|
|10||GREAT FALLS, MT||$140,552|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2233.52 percent compared to last year to $26.99 million.
- Port Laredo rose 234.21 percent compared to last year to $25.44 million.
- Port of Charleston rose 25.91 percent compared to last year to $19.98 million.
- Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. rose 62.21 percent compared to last year to $2.01 million.
- Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 37.47 percent compared to last year to $494,953.
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 $25.35 million, 2251.45 percent, (33.1 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $18.13 million, 220.1 percent, (32.96 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Norway increased $2.37 million, 25.99 percent, (14.37 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 France decreased $159,981, 2.67 percent, (7.28 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $1.08 million, 37.36 percent, (4.96 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 92.68 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $74.12 million of the $79.97 million total.
All totaled, 93.67 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $74.91 million of the $79.97 million total