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

Imports: Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement

Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement, the No. 806 import by value totaled $11.05 million for the month of July, $66.71 million through July 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
1El Salvador$16.53 M
2Japan$16.4 M
3Mexico$15.07 M
4China$5.47 M
5Costa Rica$2.98 M
6Switzerland$2.53 M
7Hungary$1.68 M
8Italy$1.39 M
9Austria$1.26 M
10Canada$781,708
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $66.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $22,679,740
2Port Laredo $14,980,498
3Port of Houston $6,621,230
4Port of Newark $6,210,057
5Port Miami $4,532,642
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,992,365
7Port of Los Angeles $2,286,698
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $834,856
9Port of Virginia $725,054
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $690,848

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement increased 15.10 percent through July to $66.71 million

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement increased 15.10 percent from $57.96 million to $66.71 million through the first seven 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 806 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 840 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 El Salvador, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, 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 Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1El Salvador $16,532,798
2Japan $16,403,099
3Mexico $15,065,558
4China $5,469,510
5Costa Rica $2,978,103
6Switzerland $2,528,660
7Hungary $1,682,413
8Italy $1,394,042
9Austria $1,256,869
10Canada $781,708

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 11.17 percent compared to last year to $22.68 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 1.83 percent compared to last year to $14.98 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 10.6 percent compared to last year to $6.62 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 36.41 percent compared to last year to $6.21 million.
  • Port Miami rose 355.93 percent compared to last year to $4.53 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 El Salvador increased $6.93 million, 72.08 percent, (24.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $2.3 million, 16.27 percent, (24.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $303,907, 2.06 percent, (22.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $1.76 million, 24.32 percent, (8.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Costa Rica decreased $878,349, 22.78 percent, (4.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.62 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $56.45 million of the $66.71 million total.

All totaled, 82.49 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $55.02 million of the $66.71 million total