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

Imports: Chalk

Chalk, the No. 1158 import by value totaled $344,751 for the month of February, $549,590 through February of 2019, and $2.1 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
1China$511,829
2Taiwan$20,930
3Canada$16,831
4Japan$0
5Mexico$0
6Singapore$0
7United Kingdom$0
8Australia$0
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U.S. imports of Chalk increased 85.21 percent through February to $549,590

U.S. imports of Chalk increased 85.21 percent from $296,731 to $549,590 through the first two 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 1158 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1177 for the last full year with a total value of $2.1 million, a $283,872, 15.65 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Nigeria and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Nigeria and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $511,829
2Taiwan $20,930
3Canada $16,831
4Nigeria $0
5Germany $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $250,296
2Los Angeles $196,217
3Great Falls, Mont. $144,015
4Houston $22,279
5Seattle $21,840
6Wilmington $8,787
7New York City $2,261
8Norfolk $0
9Chicago $0
10El Paso $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 80.05 percent compared to last year to $290,517.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 31.4 percent compared to last year to $138,334.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. totaled $51,832. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Long Beach totaled $28,446. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. totaled $20,930. 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 China increased $245,199, 91.96 percent, (93.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $20,930, 0 percent, (3.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $5,009, 22.93 percent, (3.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $6,000, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Nigeria decreased $2,261, 100 percent, (0 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Chalk imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $549,590 of the $549,590 total.

All totaled, 96.45 percent of all these Chalk imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $530,059 of the $549,590 total