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

Imports: Granite, marble, other stones

Granite, marble, other stones, the No. 166 import by value totaled $221.44 million for the month of October, $2.23 billion through October of 2018, and $2.74 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$534.09 M
2Brazil$477.8 M
3Italy$384.23 M
4India$271.5 M
5Turkey$242.33 M
6Canada$95.68 M
7Spain$53.15 M
8Mexico$36.13 M
9Greece$24.93 M
10Portugal$19.99 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$406.09 M
2Port of Los Angeles$355.45 M
3Port of Houston$298.35 M
4Port of Savannah, Ga.$177.19 M
5Port of Virginia$140.75 M
6Port Everglades, Fla.$122.15 M
7Port of Oakland, Calif.$87.87 M
8Port Miami$81.77 M
9Port of New York$58.1 M
10Port of Seattle, Wash.$52.45 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.23 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $406,086,831
2Port of Los Angeles $355,445,394
3Port of Houston $298,353,295
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $177,187,858
5Port of Virginia $140,745,493
6Port Everglades, Fla. $122,150,735
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $87,866,626
8Port Miami $81,766,240
9Port of New York $58,096,528
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $52,447,913

U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 3.57 percent through October to $2.23 billion

U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 3.57 percent from $2.31 billion to $2.23 billion 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 166 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 141 for the last full year with a total value of $2.74 billion, a $5.29 million, 0.19 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 India and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 China, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 India and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $534,087,975
2Brazil $477,801,490
3Italy $384,232,952
4India $271,497,830
5Turkey $242,333,360
6Canada $95,676,704
7Spain $53,153,813
8Mexico $36,126,651
9Greece $24,934,398
10Portugal $19,991,238

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $67,827,411
2Los Angeles $65,739,974
3Houston $51,812,667
4Miami $37,025,256
5Atlanta/Savannah $32,375,282
6Detroit $18,016,374
7Norfolk $16,572,091
8San Francisco $15,632,842
9Seattle $11,046,683
10Chicago $10,245,720

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 Newark rose 4.99 percent compared to last year to $406.09 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 2.39 percent compared to last year to $355.45 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 2.2 percent compared to last year to $298.35 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1.24 percent compared to last year to $177.19 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 19.61 percent compared to last year to $140.75 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. imports from No. 1 China increased $15.44 million, 2.98 percent, (23.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $100.27 million, 17.35 percent, (21.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $1.21 million, 0.32 percent, (17.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $7.02 million, 2.52 percent, (12.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $5.27 million, 2.22 percent, (10.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.69 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.91 billion of the $2.23 billion total.

All totaled, 61.81 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.38 billion of the $2.23 billion total