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

Exports: Silicates

Silicates, the No. 830 export by value totaled $4.35 million for the month of October, $52.61 million through October of 2018, and $56.88 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
1Canada$11.68 M
2Mexico$7.69 M
3China$3.82 M
4Japan$3.18 M
5Germany$3.08 M
6South Korea$2.3 M
7Saudi Arabia$1.37 M
8Australia$1.11 M
9Turkey$942,533
10Singapore$926,228
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $52.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,469,946
2Port of Long Beach $5,488,700
3Port Laredo $5,165,838
4Port of Los Angeles $4,458,174
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,404,279
6Port of Virginia $3,119,328
7Port of New York $2,506,012
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,036,283
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,961,224
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,751,425

U.S. exports of Silicates increased 10.44 percent through October to $52.61 million

U.S. exports of Silicates increased 10.44 percent from $47.64 million to $52.61 million through the first 10 months of 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 830 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 838 for the last full year with a total value of $56.88 million, a $7.13 million, 11.13 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $11,675,300
2Mexico $7,689,931
3China $3,821,412
4Japan $3,175,994
5Germany $3,083,943
6South Korea $2,302,265
7Saudi Arabia $1,374,761
8Australia $1,106,844
9Turkey $942,533
10Singapore $926,228

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,879,451
2Atlanta/Savannah $1,370,638
3Laredo $816,520
4Detroit $785,344
5Norfolk $492,998
6New York City $388,343
7Seattle $330,308
8Duluth, Minn. $293,500
9Miami $255,887
10San Francisco $233,096

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 21.93 percent compared to last year to $8.47 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 8.52 percent compared to last year to $5.49 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 35.3 percent compared to last year to $5.17 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 2.35 percent compared to last year to $4.46 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 43.46 percent compared to last year to $3.4 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 increased $1.78 million, 17.93 percent, (22.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.28 million, 42.24 percent, (14.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $273,303, 6.67 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $808,410, 34.14 percent, (6.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $274,819, 9.78 percent, (5.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.97 percent of all these Silicates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $29.45 million of the $52.61 million total.

All totaled, 51.3 percent of all these Silicates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $26.99 million of the $52.61 million total