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

Imports: Asbestos

Asbestos, the No. 1219 import by value totaled $22,000 for the month of August, $81,169 through August of 2019, and $1.15 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
1Russia$81,169
2United Arab Emirates$0
3Canada$0
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $81,169

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $59,169
2Port of Houston $22,000
3Port of Newark $0

U.S. imports of Asbestos decreased 91.30 percent through August to $81,169

U.S. imports of Asbestos decreased 91.30 percent from $932,764 to $81,169 through the first eight 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 1219 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1190 for the last full year with a total value of $1.15 million, a $491,843, 75.14 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Russia and No. 2 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Brazil and No. 2 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Russia $81,169
2Brazil $0

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $205,416
2New Orleans $83,450
3Boston $2,369
4St. Louis $0
5Wilmington $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 92.4 percent compared to last year to $59,169.
  • Port of Houston fell 82.86 percent compared to last year to $22,000.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Russia increased $58,876, 264.1 percent, (100 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $910,471, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Asbestos imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $81,169 of the $81,169 total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Asbestos imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $81,169 of the $81,169 total