Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Friction material, articles from minerals

Friction material, articles from minerals, the No. 764 import by value totaled $9.23 million for the month of February, $20.11 million through February of 2020, and $159.29 million for all of 2019, 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$4.71 M
2China$2.81 M
3India$2.8 M
4Japan$2.35 M
5Mexico$2.06 M
6France$1.75 M
7Colombia$1.54 M
8Germany$462,095
9Peru$357,526
10United Kingdom$269,858
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $8,706,654
2Port of Newark $1,712,226
3Port Laredo $1,216,282
4Port Miami $1,122,604
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,010,071
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $905,910
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $833,437
8Miami Int’l Airport $819,809
9Port of Charleston $646,910
10Port of Los Angeles $637,572

U.S. imports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 27.97 percent through February to $20.11 million

U.S. imports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 27.97 percent from $27.92 million to $20.11 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 764 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 727 for the last full year with a total value of $159.29 million, a $10.57 million, 6.22 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading 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 Laredo, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $4,705,608
2China $2,813,828
3India $2,802,498
4Japan $2,346,806
5Mexico $2,059,330
6France $1,747,331
7Colombia $1,536,159
8Germany $462,095
9Peru $357,526
10United Kingdom $269,858

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $2,193,919
2Miami $1,931,441
3Cleveland $1,432,963
4Chicago $855,088
5New York City $460,297
6El Paso $436,223
7Laredo $408,709
8Charleston $387,300
9Los Angeles $385,098
10New Orleans $299,408

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 Virginia rose 25.01 percent compared to last year to $8.71 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 43.62 percent compared to last year to $1.71 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.27 percent compared to last year to $1.22 million.
  • Port Miami fell 60.99 percent compared to last year to $1.12 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 8.97 percent compared to last year to $1.01 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 $1.34 million, 22.18 percent, (23.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $418,317, 17.46 percent, (13.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $1.06 million, 27.45 percent, (13.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $795,165, 25.31 percent, (11.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.15 million, 35.89 percent, (10.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.24 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $14.73 million of the $20.11 million total.

All totaled, 68.46 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $13.77 million of the $20.11 million total