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

Imports: Granite, crude or cut

Granite, crude or cut, the No. 1043 import by value totaled $2.1 million for the month of March, $5.09 million through March of 2019, and $26.27 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
1India$1.93 M
2Canada$1.18 M
3China$750,661
4South Africa$316,714
5Brazil$243,895
6United Kingdom$134,415
7Norway$120,383
8Italy$70,991
9Indonesia$61,837
10Dominican Republic$59,703
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,355,741
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $554,061
3Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $513,589
4Port of Houston $437,301
5Port of Virginia $300,046
6International Falls, Minn. $252,781
7Port of Los Angeles $208,981
8Port of New Orleans $195,943
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $187,623
10Port Miami $134,362

U.S. imports of Granite, crude or cut decreased 9.14 percent through March to $5.09 million

U.S. imports of Granite, crude or cut decreased 9.14 percent from $5.6 million to $5.09 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 1043 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1033 for the last full year with a total value of $26.27 million, a $1.15 million, 4.20 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Africa. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $1,934,891
2Canada $1,176,458
3China $750,661
4South Africa $316,714
5Brazil $243,895
6United Kingdom $134,415
7Norway $120,383
8Italy $70,991
9Indonesia $61,837
10Dominican Republic $59,703

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,722,636
2St. Albans, Vt. $762,401
3Atlanta/Savannah $546,185
4Seattle $526,040
5Houston $442,890
6San Francisco $395,263
7Norfolk $331,622
8Miami $293,429
9Detroit $246,093
10New Orleans $217,647

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 Newark fell 22.22 percent compared to last year to $1.36 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 31.37 percent compared to last year to $554,061.
  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing rose 26.78 percent compared to last year to $513,589.
  • Port of Houston rose 83.12 percent compared to last year to $437,301.
  • Port of Virginia fell 50.8 percent compared to last year to $300,046.

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 India decreased $423,218, 17.95 percent, (38.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $98,395, 7.72 percent, (23.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $19,306, 2.51 percent, (14.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa increased $17,215, 5.75 percent, (6.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $174,607, 252 percent, (4.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.9 percent of all these Granite, crude or cut imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $4.42 million of the $5.09 million total.

All totaled, 62.1 percent of all these Granite, crude or cut imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $3.16 million of the $5.09 million total