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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement

Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement, the No. 829 import by value totaled $9.15 million for the month of March, $24.18 million through March of 2019, and $102.04 million for all of 2018, 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
1Mexico$6.34 M
2Japan$6.22 M
3El Salvador$5.12 M
4China$2.67 M
5Switzerland$956,864
6Italy$486,172
7Hungary$439,802
8Costa Rica$403,189
9Canada$289,508
10Austria$265,082
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $24.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,734,370
2Port Laredo $6,337,085
3Port Miami $2,720,153
4Port of Newark $2,557,053
5Port of Houston $1,676,308
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,063,119
7Port of Los Angeles $888,073
8Port of Virginia $325,011
9Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $249,192
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $175,364

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement increased 27.65 percent through March to $24.18 million

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement increased 27.65 percent from $18.94 million to $24.18 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 829 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 870 for the last full year with a total value of $102.04 million, a $6.85 million, 6.29 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 El Salvador, No. 4 China and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 El Salvador 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $6,337,085
2Japan $6,223,964
3El Salvador $5,119,968
4China $2,669,011
5Switzerland $956,864
6Italy $486,172
7Hungary $439,802
8Costa Rica $403,189
9Canada $289,508
10Austria $265,082

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $7,873,846
2Laredo $6,121,920
3New York City $2,974,510
4Houston $2,162,875
5Seattle $1,956,053
6Los Angeles $1,835,302
7Philadelphia $1,342,695
8Miami $1,011,393
9Chicago $629,738
10Dallas $566,388

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 11.73 percent compared to last year to $6.73 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 69.25 percent compared to last year to $6.34 million.
  • Port Miami rose 664.99 percent compared to last year to $2.72 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 25.12 percent compared to last year to $2.56 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 18.52 percent compared to last year to $1.68 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 Mexico increased $2.59 million, 69.01 percent, (26.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $1.87 million, 42.84 percent, (25.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 El Salvador increased $2.94 million, 134.85 percent, (21.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $1.1 million, 29.09 percent, (11.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $364,200, 61.45 percent, (3.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.13 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $21.31 million of the $24.18 million total.

All totaled, 82.83 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $20.02 million of the $24.18 million total