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

Imports: Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement

Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement, the No. 834 import by value totaled $8.3 million for the month of December, $102.04 million through December 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$23.81 M
2Mexico$23.53 M
3El Salvador$18.23 M
4China$12.21 M
5Costa Rica$8.04 M
6Switzerland$5.67 M
7Italy$2.1 M
8Belgium$1.9 M
9Austria$1.2 M
10Germany$1.11 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $102.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $35,401,688
2Port Laredo $23,472,766
3Port of Houston $10,473,121
4Port of Newark $9,737,250
5Port of Los Angeles $5,790,008
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,446,774
7Port Miami $2,038,985
8Port of Virginia $1,712,939
9Port of Long Beach $1,457,510
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,349,870

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement decreased 6.29 percent through December to $102.04 million

U.S. imports of Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement decreased 6.29 percent from $108.89 million to $102.04 million in 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 834 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 798 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 December 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 China and No. 5 Costa Rica. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $23,808,517
2Mexico $23,534,128
3El Salvador $18,228,487
4China $12,213,598
5Costa Rica $8,036,523
6Switzerland $5,670,821
7Italy $2,097,442
8Belgium $1,897,745
9Austria $1,197,230
10Germany $1,109,035

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $5,544,589
2Laredo $4,401,341
3New York City $1,996,254
4Houston $1,685,628
5Los Angeles $1,537,711
6Seattle $1,419,984
7Philadelphia $874,104
8Dallas $564,254
9Chicago $551,477
10Miami $493,764

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 53.86 percent compared to last year to $35.4 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 20.35 percent compared to last year to $23.47 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 36.34 percent compared to last year to $10.47 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 80.45 percent compared to last year to $9.74 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 18.93 percent compared to last year to $5.79 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 $8.72 million, 57.82 percent, (23.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.94 million, 20.16 percent, (23.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 El Salvador decreased $13.18 million, 41.96 percent, (17.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $2.49 million, 25.64 percent, (11.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Costa Rica decreased $784,001, 8.89 percent, (7.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.11 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $85.82 million of the $102.04 million total.

All totaled, 83.18 percent of all these Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $84.87 million of the $102.04 million total