Total Trade: $1.8 million
|1||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$1,279,026|
|2||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$183,891|
|3||Port Everglades, Fla.||$52,551|
|4||Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M.||$44,822|
|5||Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.||$39,441|
|6||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$38,030|
|7||Low-Valued Imports and Exports||$30,621|
|8||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$17,380|
|9||Port of Long Beach||$14,728|
|10||Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio||$14,049|
U.S. exports of Slate, trimmed increased 273.71 percent through December to $1.8 million
U.S. exports of Slate, trimmed increased 273.71 percent from $480,738 to $1.8 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 1177 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1207 for the last full year with a total value of $480,738, a $186,123, 63.17 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 British Virgin Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. 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..
|5||British Virgin Islands||$23,097|
January – December 2018
|3||SAN JUAN, PR||$23,800|
|8||NEW YORK CITY, NY||$6,872|
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 4178.68 percent compared to last year to $1.28 million.
- Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 777.09 percent compared to last year to $183,891.
- Port Everglades, Fla. rose 293.97 percent compared to last year to $52,551.
- Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. totaled $44,822. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. totaled $39,441. 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 $1.26 million, 6944.65 percent, (71.19 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $195,179, 223.28 percent, (15.73 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $38,472, 605.86 percent, (2.49 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $38,030, 0 percent, (2.12 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 British Virgin Islands increased $17,020, 280.07 percent, (1.29 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 92.82 percent of all these Slate, trimmed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.67 million of the $1.8 million total.
All totaled, 89.04 percent of all these Slate, trimmed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.6 million of the $1.8 million total