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

Imports: Friction material, articles from minerals

Friction material, articles from minerals, the No. 734 import by value totaled $13.95 million for the month of October, $141.33 million through October of 2018, and $201.33 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
1Brazil$30.24 M
2Japan$22.11 M
3India$17.49 M
4Mexico$14.39 M
5United Kingdom$13.62 M
6China$13.26 M
7Colombia$12.02 M
8France$7.43 M
9Germany$3.02 M
10Peru$1.23 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $141.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $48,054,790
2Port of Newark $14,268,550
3Port Miami $12,861,918
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $7,575,591
5Port of Charleston $7,406,744
6Port Laredo $6,824,512
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,530,929
8Miami International Airport $4,750,246
9Port of Los Angeles $3,967,186
10Port of Long Beach $3,916,509

U.S. imports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 17.16 percent through October to $141.33 million

U.S. imports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 17.16 percent from $170.61 million to $141.33 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 734 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 670 for the last full year with a total value of $201.33 million, a $22.7 million, 10.13 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $30,239,330
2Japan $22,111,434
3India $17,486,791
4Mexico $14,393,422
5United Kingdom $13,618,014
6China $13,263,501
7Colombia $12,024,893
8France $7,431,955
9Germany $3,024,032
10Peru $1,233,868

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $6,196,126
2Cleveland $5,186,741
3Miami $2,856,534
4Chicago $1,918,876
5Laredo $1,390,780
6El Paso $1,068,118
7Charleston $994,609
8New York City $889,134
9Atlanta/Savannah $860,608
10New Orleans $846,452

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 Virginia rose 32.82 percent compared to last year to $48.05 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 49.83 percent compared to last year to $14.27 million.
  • Port Miami rose 10.17 percent compared to last year to $12.86 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 1.96 percent compared to last year to $7.58 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 36.89 percent compared to last year to $7.41 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 $4.24 million, 16.29 percent, (21.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $3.01 million, 15.74 percent, (15.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $105,404, 0.6 percent, (12.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $425,583, 3.05 percent, (10.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $12.83 million, 48.51 percent, (9.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.24 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $97.85 million of the $141.33 million total.

All totaled, 63.8 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $90.17 million of the $141.33 million total