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

Imports: Asbestos

Asbestos, the No. 1197 import by value totaled $66,881 for the month of October, $1.01 million through October of 2018, and $654,535 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
1Brazil$910,471
2Russia$89,174
3Italy$9,560
4Canada$0
5Philippines$0
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $845,583
2Port of Houston $128,385
3Port of Newark $25,677
4Port of Charleston $9,560
5Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $0
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $0

U.S. imports of Asbestos increased 106.31 percent through October to $1.01 million

U.S. imports of Asbestos increased 106.31 percent from $489,169 to $1.01 million through the first 10 months of 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 1197 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1207 for the last full year with a total value of $654,535, a $785,520, 54.55 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Germany. 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 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $910,471
2Russia $89,174
3Italy $9,560
4Thailand $0
5Germany $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $102,708
2New Orleans $51,354

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 167.35 percent compared to last year to $845,583.
  • Port of Houston rose 0 percent compared to last year to $128,385.
  • Port of Newark totaled $25,677. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Charleston totaled $9,560. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miami International 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 $455,118, 99.95 percent, (90.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $89,174, 0 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $9,560, 0 percent, (0.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $11,178, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $22,638, 100 percent, (0 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Asbestos imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.01 million of the $1.01 million total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Asbestos imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.01 million of the $1.01 million total