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

Imports: Asbestos

Asbestos, the No. 1213 import by value totaled $0 for the month of May, $121,965 through May of 2020, and $269,719 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
1Brazil$121,965

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Houston$121,965
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U.S. imports of Asbestos increased 0 percent through May to $121,965

U.S. imports of Asbestos increased 0 percent from $0 to $121,965 through the first five 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 1213 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1226 for the last full year with a total value of $269,719, a $876,659, 76.47 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 United Arab Emirates and No. 3 Canada. The leading gateways only airports, seaports and border crossings from which imports entered the United States through May were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of New Orleans and No. 4 Houston Int’l Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 United Arab Emirates and No. 3 Canada. The leading gateways only airports, seaports and border crossings for imports were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 4 Houston Int’l Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston totaled $121,965. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of New Orleans totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Houston Int’l Airport 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 Brazil increased $121,965, 0 percent, (100 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Asbestos imports to the United States were shipped from the top one markets through May of this year. That is equal to $121,965 of the $121,965 total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Asbestos imports to the United States were shipped to the top four Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $121,965 of the $121,965 total