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

Imports: Chalk

Chalk, the No. 1182 import by value totaled $225,460 for the month of October, $1.75 million through October of 2018, and $1.81 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
1China$1.43 M
2Taiwan$131,578
3Canada$87,352
4Poland$46,786
5Germany$33,179
6The Netherlands$11,566
7United Kingdom$5,650
8Nigeria$2,261
9Venezuela$0
10Japan$0
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U.S. imports of Chalk increased 15.63 percent through October to $1.75 million

U.S. imports of Chalk increased 15.63 percent from $1.51 million to $1.75 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 1182 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1184 for the last full year with a total value of $1.81 million, a $108,217, 5.63 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Poland, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,430,301
2Taiwan $131,578
3Canada $87,352
4Poland $46,786
5Germany $33,179
6The Netherlands $11,566
7United Kingdom $5,650
8Nigeria $2,261

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $161,354
2Los Angeles $80,867
3Great Falls, Mont. $24,409
4Seattle $21,840
5Wilmington $6,000
6New York City $2,261

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 Los Angeles rose 71.12 percent compared to last year to $826,337.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 30.98 percent compared to last year to $679,270.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 19.94 percent compared to last year to $87,352.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas fell 36.36 percent compared to last year to $46,786.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 5.19 percent compared to last year to $43,776.

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 $192,802, 15.58 percent, (81.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $43,997, 50.24 percent, (7.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $14,520, 19.94 percent, (5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Poland decreased $26,735, 36.36 percent, (2.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $24,662, 289.56 percent, (1.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.89 percent of all these Chalk imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.73 million of the $1.75 million total.

All totaled, 96.27 percent of all these Chalk imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.68 million of the $1.75 million total