Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement

Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement, the No. 777 import by value totaled $9.38 million for the month of February, $18.95 million through February of 2020, and $106.95 million for all of 2019, 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$5.39 M
2El Salvador$4.63 M
3Japan$3.15 M
4China$2.06 M
5Costa Rica$1.35 M
6Italy$421,606
7Canada$326,134
8Switzerland$308,489
9Germany$258,612
10Colombia$214,201
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,589,428
2Port Laredo $5,359,084
3Port of Houston $2,499,179
4Port of Newark $1,339,529
5Port of Los Angeles $603,037
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $441,778
7Port of Virginia $319,744
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $293,257
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $221,356
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $191,138

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement increased 26.12 percent through February to $18.95 million

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement increased 26.12 percent from $15.03 million to $18.95 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 777 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 842 for the last full year with a total value of $106.95 million, a $4.92 million, 4.82 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 El Salvador, No. 3 Japan, 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 Mexico, No. 2 El Salvador, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Switzerland. 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 Miami.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,386,298
2El Salvador $4,629,241
3Japan $3,150,506
4China $2,057,951
5Costa Rica $1,354,030
6Italy $421,606
7Canada $326,134
8Switzerland $308,489
9Germany $258,612
10Colombia $214,201

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $3,376,256
2Laredo $1,735,660
3Houston $872,044
4Seattle $519,380
5Philadelphia $468,550
6New York City $386,790
7Cleveland $317,607
8Los Angeles $303,250
9Baltimore $159,455
10Boston $110,053

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 113.44 percent compared to last year to $6.59 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 21.07 percent compared to last year to $5.36 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 220.67 percent compared to last year to $2.5 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 21.04 percent compared to last year to $1.34 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 2.92 percent compared to last year to $603,037.

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 $959,886, 21.69 percent, (28.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 El Salvador increased $1.27 million, 37.6 percent, (24.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $196,965, 6.67 percent, (16.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $157,848, 8.31 percent, (10.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Costa Rica increased $1.07 million, 368.62 percent, (7.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.48 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $16.58 million of the $18.95 million total.

All totaled, 86.49 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $16.39 million of the $18.95 million total