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

Exports: Silicates

Silicates, the No. 829 export by value totaled $4.66 million for the month of February, $9.07 million through February 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$1.94 M
2Mexico$1.3 M
3Germany$849,360
4South Korea$481,906
5Japan$461,285
6China$363,175
7Singapore$361,976
8Australia$333,813
9Peru$309,285
10United Kingdom$217,138
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,804,675
2Port of Los Angeles $929,315
3Port Laredo $853,526
4Port of Charleston $564,681
5Port of Long Beach $557,964
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $477,248
7Port of New York $390,132
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $374,985
9Port of Virginia $358,826
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $270,351

U.S. exports of Silicates increased 12.49 percent through February to $9.07 million

U.S. exports of Silicates increased 12.49 percent from $8.06 million to $9.07 million through the first two 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 829 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 856 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea 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 Charleston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,937,755
2Mexico $1,302,561
3Germany $849,360
4South Korea $481,906
5Japan $461,285
6China $363,175
7Singapore $361,976
8Australia $333,813
9Peru $309,285
10United Kingdom $217,138

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 31.67 percent compared to last year to $1.8 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.01 percent compared to last year to $929,315.
  • Port Laredo rose 19.08 percent compared to last year to $853,526.
  • Port of Charleston rose 622.12 percent compared to last year to $564,681.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 41.27 percent compared to last year to $557,964.

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 $80,447, 3.99 percent, (21.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $274,511, 26.7 percent, (14.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $367,121, 76.13 percent, (9.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $316,872, 192 percent, (5.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $273,532, 37.22 percent, (5.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.51 percent of all these Silicates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $5.03 million of the $9.07 million total.

All totaled, 51.95 percent of all these Silicates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $4.71 million of the $9.07 million total