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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: Granite, marble, other stones

Granite, marble, other stones, the No. 166 import by value totaled $232.92 million for the month of December, $2.7 billion through December of 2018, and $2.74 billion for all of 2017, 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
1China$671.04 M
2Brazil$573.02 M
3Italy$468.69 M
4India$321.13 M
5Turkey$288.37 M
6Canada$111.34 M
7Spain$62.2 M
8Mexico$41.86 M
9Greece$31.37 M
10Portugal$23.59 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$487.67 M
2Port of Los Angeles$432.28 M
3Port of Houston$356.44 M
4Port of Savannah, Ga.$218.39 M
5Port of Virginia$171.68 M
6Port Everglades, Fla.$148.22 M
7Port of Oakland, Calif.$110.6 M
8Port Miami$100.06 M
9Port of New York$64.82 M
10Port of Seattle, Wash.$63.19 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.7 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $487,665,976
2Port of Los Angeles $432,280,661
3Port of Houston $356,442,540
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $218,390,889
5Port of Virginia $171,683,067
6Port Everglades, Fla. $148,223,106
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $110,596,470
8Port Miami $100,056,674
9Port of New York $64,821,516
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $63,185,088

U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 1.58 percent through December to $2.7 billion

U.S. imports of Granite, marble, other stones decreased 1.58 percent from $2.74 billion to $2.7 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 166 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 145 for the last full year with a total value of $2.74 billion, a $5.29 million, 0.19 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Virginia and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $671,039,384
2Brazil $573,023,760
3Italy $468,688,186
4India $321,133,175
5Turkey $288,370,951
6Canada $111,344,833
7Spain $62,196,035
8Mexico $41,864,976
9Greece $31,369,863
10Portugal $23,590,236

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $109,904,090
2Los Angeles $102,329,315
3Houston $79,669,437
4Miami $59,157,880
5Atlanta/Savannah $51,373,076
6San Francisco $28,275,146
7Norfolk $27,047,960
8Detroit $26,628,681
9Seattle $15,756,700
10Chicago $15,264,009

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 4.54 percent compared to last year to $487.67 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.37 percent compared to last year to $432.28 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 3.88 percent compared to last year to $356.44 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 6.59 percent compared to last year to $218.39 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 17.69 percent compared to last year to $171.68 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 China increased $47.94 million, 7.69 percent, (24.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $101.42 million, 15.04 percent, (21.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $8.97 million, 1.95 percent, (17.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $7.92 million, 2.41 percent, (11.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $7.86 million, 2.8 percent, (10.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.1 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.32 billion of the $2.7 billion total.

All totaled, 61.78 percent of all these Granite, marble, other stones imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.67 billion of the $2.7 billion total