Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Granite, marble, other stones

Granite, marble, other stones, the No. 171 import by value totaled $186.46 million for the month of December, $2.44 billion through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Brazil$593.56 M
2China$480.44 M
3Italy$413.79 M
4India$316.3 M
5Turkey$265.8 M
6Canada$112.76 M
7Spain$56.36 M
8Mexico$40.52 M
9Greece$32.82 M
10Portugal$20.68 M

Top Gateways

RankPort2019
1Port of Newark$407.82 M
2Port of Los Angeles$379.5 M
3Port of Houston$287.57 M
4Port of Savannah, Ga.$225.54 M
5Port of Virginia$163.24 M
6Port Miami$146.84 M
7Port of Oakland, Calif.$94.22 M
8Port Everglades, Fla.$93.31 M
9Port of New York$71.56 M
10Port of Long Beach$53.75 M
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U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 9.68 percent through December 2019 to $2.44 billion

U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 9.68 percent from $2.7 billion to $2.44 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 171 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 166 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 December 2019 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, the leading 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 16.37 percent to $407.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.21 percent to $379.5 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 19.32 percent to $287.57 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 3.27 percent to $225.54 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 4.92 percent to $163.24 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 $20.53 million, 3.58 percent, (24.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $190.6 million, 28.4 percent, (19.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $54.9 million, 11.71 percent, (16.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $4.83 million, 1.5 percent, (12.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $22.57 million, 7.83 percent, (10.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.96 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $2.07 billion of the $2.44 billion total.

All totaled, 60.08 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.46 billion of the $2.44 billion total.