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

Exports: Silicates

Silicates, the No. 805 export by value totaled $6.5 million for the month of August, $44.39 million through August of 2019, and $62.95 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
1Canada$9.43 M
2Mexico$6.54 M
3Germany$3.46 M
4China$2.49 M
5Japan$1.97 M
6South Korea$1.87 M
7Brazil$1.56 M
8India$1.32 M
9Saudi Arabia$1.18 M
10Australia$1.12 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $44.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,651,351
2Port of Los Angeles $3,853,110
3Port Laredo $3,624,579
4Port of Long Beach $3,495,769
5Port of New York $2,902,893
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,602,668
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,799,718
8Port of Virginia $1,772,183
9Port of Charleston $1,457,728
10Brownsville International Bridges $1,418,465

U.S. exports of Silicates increased 4.67 percent through August to $44.39 million

U.S. exports of Silicates increased 4.67 percent from $42.41 million to $44.39 million through the first eight 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 805 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 827 for the last full year with a total value of $62.95 million, a $6.07 million, 10.66 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,426,040
2Mexico $6,543,720
3Germany $3,457,430
4China $2,492,757
5Japan $1,967,098
6South Korea $1,870,416
7Brazil $1,561,852
8India $1,319,131
9Saudi Arabia $1,178,341
10Australia $1,120,752

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $4,142,284
2Atlanta/Savannah $2,632,823
3Laredo $1,775,299
4New York City $1,691,139
5Detroit $1,686,083
6Norfolk $953,093
7Miami $624,097
8Charleston $622,914
9San Francisco $613,023
10Seattle $589,280

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 22.32 percent compared to last year to $7.65 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 13.17 percent compared to last year to $3.85 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 16.21 percent compared to last year to $3.62 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 28.51 percent compared to last year to $3.5 million.
  • Port of New York rose 37.15 percent compared to last year to $2.9 million.

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 Canada decreased $44,617, 0.47 percent, (21.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $68,105, 1.05 percent, (14.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $1.17 million, 51.06 percent, (7.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $658,991, 20.91 percent, (5.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $741,842, 27.38 percent, (4.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.81 percent of all these Silicates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $23.89 million of the $44.39 million total.

All totaled, 48.49 percent of all these Silicates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $21.53 million of the $44.39 million total