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

Imports: Granite, marble, other stones

Granite, marble, other stones, the No. 171 import by value totaled $232.21 million for the month of July, $1.44 billion through July 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$351.35 M
2China$281.21 M
3Italy$246.9 M
4India$188.38 M
5Turkey$156.09 M
6Canada$70.02 M
7Spain$34.82 M
8Mexico$23.43 M
9Greece$19.61 M
10Portugal$12.43 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$244.6 M
2Port of Los Angeles$223.81 M
3Port of Houston$163.34 M
4Port of Savannah, Ga.$128.44 M
5Port of Virginia$100.48 M
6Port Miami$80.85 M
7Port Everglades, Fla.$63.18 M
8Port of Oakland, Calif.$54.23 M
9Port of New York$44.34 M
10Port of Seattle, Wash.$33.91 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.44 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $244,597,260
2Port of Los Angeles $223,807,402
3Port of Houston $163,337,205
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $128,437,698
5Port of Virginia $100,476,294
6Port Miami $80,846,359
7Port Everglades, Fla. $63,180,725
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $54,227,664
9Port of New York $44,338,148
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $33,911,176

U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 5.74 percent through July to $1.44 billion

U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 5.74 percent from $1.53 billion to $1.44 billion 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 171 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 165 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 July 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $351,349,806
2China $281,214,581
3Italy $246,899,954
4India $188,379,490
5Turkey $156,089,350
6Canada $70,018,074
7Spain $34,823,199
8Mexico $23,431,426
9Greece $19,608,309
10Portugal $12,431,957

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 13.52 percent compared to last year to $244.6 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.32 percent compared to last year to $223.81 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 20.69 percent compared to last year to $163.34 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8.33 percent compared to last year to $128.44 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 4.7 percent compared to last year to $100.48 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 $39.46 million, 12.65 percent, (24.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $94.87 million, 25.23 percent, (19.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $25.37 million, 9.32 percent, (17.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $8 million, 4.43 percent, (13.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $10.23 million, 6.15 percent, (10.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.84 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.22 billion of the $1.44 billion total.

All totaled, 59.66 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $860.66 million of the $1.44 billion total