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

Imports: Granite, marble, other stones

Granite, marble, other stones, the No. 183 import by value totaled $195.46 million for the month of March, $573.25 million through March of 2019, and $2.7 billion 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$132.36 M
2China$110.77 M
3Italy$102.56 M
4India$73.34 M
5Turkey$66.24 M
6Canada$26.01 M
7Spain$13.95 M
8Mexico$9.3 M
9Greece$8.27 M
10Portugal$5.95 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $573.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $99,607,711
2Port of Los Angeles $89,426,650
3Port of Houston $62,365,874
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $48,956,030
5Port of Virginia $37,882,688
6Port Miami $32,996,604
7Port Everglades, Fla. $28,902,021
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $24,042,061
9Port of New York $16,187,210
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $13,644,395

U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 3.48 percent through March to $573.25 million

U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 3.48 percent from $593.92 million to $573.25 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 183 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 178 for the last full year with a total value of $2.7 billion, a $43.41 million, 1.58 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 China, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 India and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $132,355,751
2China $110,772,857
3Italy $102,560,988
4India $73,340,156
5Turkey $66,242,109
6Canada $26,012,017
7Spain $13,952,413
8Mexico $9,303,189
9Greece $8,265,921
10Portugal $5,953,187

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $143,608,779
2Los Angeles $143,083,513
3Houston $107,306,878
4Miami $81,849,361
5Atlanta/Savannah $71,697,307
6San Francisco $39,051,935
7Norfolk $37,039,976
8Detroit $35,711,335
9Seattle $22,894,748
10Chicago $20,102,369

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 10.17 percent compared to last year to $99.61 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.09 percent compared to last year to $89.43 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 21.1 percent compared to last year to $62.37 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 3.12 percent compared to last year to $48.96 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 3.57 percent compared to last year to $37.88 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 $15.9 million, 13.65 percent, (23.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $50.82 million, 31.45 percent, (19.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $4.31 million, 4.38 percent, (17.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $8.21 million, 12.6 percent, (12.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $1.41 million, 2.08 percent, (11.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.65 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $485.27 million of the $573.25 million total.

All totaled, 59 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $338.24 million of the $573.25 million total