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

Exports: Slate, trimmed

Slate, trimmed, the No. 1172 export by value totaled $82,244 for the month of October, $1.72 million through October of 2018, and $480,738 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
1China$1.28 M
2Canada$255,948
3Mexico$44,822
4British Virgin Islands$23,097
5Belgium$21,322
6Germany$14,728
7The Netherlands$14,049
8Bahamas$13,074
9Malaysia$12,001
10Antigua and Barbuda$10,826
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U.S. exports of Slate, trimmed increased 335.90 percent through October to $1.72 million

U.S. exports of Slate, trimmed increased 335.90 percent from $395,185 to $1.72 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 1172 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1204 for the last full year with a total value of $480,738, a $186,123, 63.17 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 British Virgin Islands and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Palm Beach, Fla., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,279,026
2Canada $255,948
3Mexico $44,822
4British Virgin Islands $23,097
5Belgium $21,322
6Germany $14,728
7The Netherlands $14,049
8Bahamas $13,074
9Malaysia $12,001
10Antigua and Barbuda $10,826

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $205,359
2Detroit $47,642
3Anchorage $4,711
4Miami $4,599
5New York City $3,436

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 10797 percent compared to last year to $1.28 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. totaled $169,471. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. totaled $44,822. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 472.9 percent compared to last year to $43,976.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. totaled $30,983. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 China increased $1.28 million, 0 percent, (74.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $197,157, 335.35 percent, (14.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $38,472, 605.86 percent, (2.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 British Virgin Islands increased $23,097, 0 percent, (1.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $21,322, 0 percent, (1.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.29 percent of all these Slate, trimmed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.62 million of the $1.72 million total.

All totaled, 91.04 percent of all these Slate, trimmed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.57 million of the $1.72 million total