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

Exports: Quartz, quartzite

Quartz, quartzite, the No. 784 export by value totaled $5.24 million for the month of December, $79.97 million through December 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$26.47 M
2Mexico$26.36 M
3Norway$11.49 M
4France$5.83 M
5Canada$3.97 M
6China$3.04 M
7South Korea$451,432
8New Zealand$390,965
9Vietnam$334,000
10Bahamas$297,584
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $79.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,985,603
2Port Laredo $25,438,953
3Port of Charleston $19,976,768
4Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $2,012,743
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $494,953
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $485,964
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $483,438
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $378,282
9Port Everglades, Fla. $294,739
10Otay 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

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $26,471,114
2Mexico $26,361,236
3Norway $11,492,780
4France $5,825,356
5Canada $3,965,681
6China $3,044,447
7South Korea $451,432
8New Zealand $390,965
9Vietnam $334,000
10Bahamas $297,584

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $10,890,640
2CHARLESTON, SC $9,849,660
3SAVANNAH, GA $6,047,550
4DETROIT, MI $823,146
5SAN FRANCISCO, CA $728,758
6MIAMI, FL $375,986
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $258,916
8EL PASO, TX $208,050
9OGDENSBURG, NY $145,136
10GREAT 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