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

Imports: Friction material, articles from minerals

Friction material, articles from minerals, the No. 727 import by value totaled $14.54 million for the month of March, $42.46 million through March of 2019, and $169.85 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
1Brazil$9.39 M
2Japan$5.92 M
3India$5.52 M
4Mexico$4.69 M
5Colombia$4.1 M
6United Kingdom$3.82 M
7China$2.83 M
8France$2.51 M
9Malaysia$1.65 M
10Germany$650,641
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $42.46 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $11,597,978
2Port Miami $4,431,805
3Port of Newark $3,814,131
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,813,315
5Port of Charleston $2,806,897
6Port of Houston $1,946,932
7Orlando International Airport $1,881,267
8Port Laredo $1,871,794
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,847,178
10Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. $1,762,674

U.S. imports of Friction material, articles from minerals increased 7.12 percent through March to $42.46 million

U.S. imports of Friction material, articles from minerals increased 7.12 percent from $39.63 million to $42.46 million through the first three 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 727 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 736 for the last full year with a total value of $169.85 million, a $31.48 million, 15.64 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 India, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $9,390,207
2Japan $5,920,684
3India $5,515,757
4Mexico $4,685,109
5Colombia $4,099,132
6United Kingdom $3,820,223
7China $2,827,324
8France $2,511,665
9Malaysia $1,646,234
10Germany $650,641

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $10,331,154
2Norfolk $9,821,586
3Miami $6,329,168
4Atlanta/Savannah $5,192,525
5Los Angeles $3,575,689
6Chicago $3,398,940
7Charleston $2,375,090
8Laredo $2,254,420
9El Paso $2,141,346
10St. Louis $1,872,149

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia fell 23.48 percent compared to last year to $11.6 million.
  • Port Miami rose 22 percent compared to last year to $4.43 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 7.62 percent compared to last year to $3.81 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 72.67 percent compared to last year to $2.81 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 31.45 percent compared to last year to $2.81 million.

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 $1.63 million, 20.95 percent, (22.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $1.03 million, 21.01 percent, (13.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $360,135, 6.99 percent, (12.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $957,311, 25.68 percent, (11.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Colombia increased $713,538, 21.08 percent, (9.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.75 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $29.61 million of the $42.46 million total.

All totaled, 59.98 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $25.46 million of the $42.46 million total