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

Imports: Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement

Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement, the No. 832 import by value totaled $7.96 million for the month of October, $85.58 million through October of 2018, and $108.89 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Japan$20.65 M
2Mexico$20.23 M
3El Salvador$15.98 M
4China$9.6 M
5Costa Rica$7.01 M
6Switzerland$4.12 M
7Belgium$1.51 M
8Italy$1.18 M
9Austria$1.12 M
10Germany$996,746
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $85.58 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,930,761
2Port Laredo $20,173,821
3Port of Houston $10,085,258
4Port of Newark $6,823,071
5Port of Los Angeles $4,943,669
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,304,750
7Port of Virginia $1,535,526
8Port Miami $1,260,235
9Port of Long Beach $1,144,146
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,049,928

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement decreased 11.42 percent through October to $85.58 million

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement decreased 11.42 percent from $96.62 million to $85.58 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 832 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 784 for the last full year with a total value of $108.89 million, a $12.34 million, 12.78 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 El Salvador, No. 4 China and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 El Salvador, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $20,649,268
2Mexico $20,230,333
3El Salvador $15,978,099
4China $9,596,562
5Costa Rica $7,012,312
6Switzerland $4,116,485
7Belgium $1,510,609
8Italy $1,179,887
9Austria $1,119,955
10Germany $996,746

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $3,389,315
2Laredo $2,822,975
3Houston $1,519,323
4Los Angeles $1,189,727
5New York City $948,639
6Chicago $551,477
7Seattle $531,869
8Philadelphia $406,886
9Miami $211,977
10Cleveland $197,257

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 57.78 percent compared to last year to $30.93 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 27.14 percent compared to last year to $20.17 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 37.41 percent compared to last year to $10.09 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 77.32 percent compared to last year to $6.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 40.44 percent compared to last year to $4.94 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 Japan increased $8.9 million, 75.78 percent, (24.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $7.46 million, 26.93 percent, (23.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 El Salvador decreased $14.17 million, 47 percent, (18.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $1.97 million, 25.8 percent, (11.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Costa Rica decreased $970,341, 12.16 percent, (8.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.84 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $73.47 million of the $85.58 million total.

All totaled, 85.24 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $72.96 million of the $85.58 million total