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

Imports: Friction material, articles from minerals

Friction material, articles from minerals, the No. 727 import by value totaled $15.7 million for the month of July, $101.1 million through July 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$20.36 M
2India$14.59 M
3Japan$11.96 M
4United Kingdom$11.4 M
5Mexico$11.18 M
6Colombia$9.53 M
7China$6.66 M
8France$6.56 M
9Malaysia$3.45 M
10Germany$1.95 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $101.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $27,617,235
2Port Miami $10,281,683
3Port of Newark $8,685,137
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $5,762,863
5Port Laredo $5,391,209
6Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $5,127,539
7Port of Charleston $4,684,322
8Miami International Airport $3,878,286
9Los Angeles International Airport $3,785,889
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,429,210

U.S. imports of Friction material, articles from minerals increased 2.20 percent through July to $101.1 million

U.S. imports of Friction material, articles from minerals increased 2.20 percent from $98.92 million to $101.1 million through the first seven 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 July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 734 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 India, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Mexico. 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 Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 India, No. 4 China 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $20,364,953
2India $14,585,443
3Japan $11,959,777
4United Kingdom $11,403,483
5Mexico $11,179,423
6Colombia $9,530,982
7China $6,662,829
8France $6,559,431
9Malaysia $3,445,663
10Germany $1,950,866

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia fell 21.25 percent compared to last year to $27.62 million.
  • Port Miami rose 14.03 percent compared to last year to $10.28 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 10.91 percent compared to last year to $8.69 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 21.87 percent compared to last year to $5.76 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.63 percent compared to last year to $5.39 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 decreased $72,371, 0.35 percent, (20.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $2.7 million, 22.68 percent, (14.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $5.07 million, 29.79 percent, (11.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $3 million, 35.67 percent, (11.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $1.5 million, 15.45 percent, (11.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.74 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $69.49 million of the $101.1 million total.

All totaled, 57.11 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $57.74 million of the $101.1 million total