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

Exports: Quartz, quartzite

Quartz, quartzite, the No. 815 export by value totaled $6.14 million for the month of July, $37.3 million through July 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$14.16 M
2Norway$9.2 M
3France$4.12 M
4Australia$3.5 M
5China$2.08 M
6Canada$2.08 M
7Vietnam$420,114
8United Kingdom$403,270
9Bermuda$203,121
10New Zealand$170,949
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $37.3 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $15,303,709
2Port Laredo $13,493,127
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,072,550
4Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $653,385
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $541,097
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $494,941
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $452,153
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $331,500
9Los Angeles International Airport $187,540
10Port Everglades, Fla. $155,590

U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 27.14 percent through July to $37.3 million

U.S. exports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 27.14 percent from $51.2 million to $37.3 million through the first seven 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 815 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 768 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 July 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 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $14,159,411
2Norway $9,196,800
3France $4,123,707
4Australia $3,500,967
5China $2,083,145
6Canada $2,077,374
7Vietnam $420,114
8United Kingdom $403,270
9Bermuda $203,121
10New Zealand $170,949

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 39.01 percent compared to last year to $15.3 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 20.32 percent compared to last year to $13.49 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 78.09 percent compared to last year to $4.07 million.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. fell 54.11 percent compared to last year to $653,385.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 24.01 percent compared to last year to $541,097.

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 $3.28 million, 18.79 percent, (37.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Norway increased $2.97 million, 47.69 percent, (24.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $1 million, 32.07 percent, (11.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $14.88 million, 80.95 percent, (9.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $127,716, 6.53 percent, (5.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.64 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $33.06 million of the $37.3 million total.

All totaled, 91.32 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $34.06 million of the $37.3 million total