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

Imports: Gypsum

Gypsum, the No. 841 import by value totaled $6.14 million for the month of February, $15.09 million through February of 2019, and $86.06 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
1Mexico$4.76 M
2Spain$4.29 M
3Turkey$2.9 M
4Canada$2.81 M
5United Kingdom$102,992
6China$55,017
7Italy$44,057
8Israel$38,664
9Japan$24,669
10Morocco$14,539
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $3,572,686
2Port of Portsmouth, N.H. $1,527,809
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,474,074
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,152,616
5Port of Philadelphia $1,092,649
6Port of San Francisco, Calif. $900,202
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $858,076
8Port Laredo $808,635
9Port of Redwood City, Calif. $566,915
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $470,747

U.S. imports of Gypsum increased 44.96 percent through February to $15.09 million

U.S. imports of Gypsum increased 44.96 percent from $10.41 million to $15.09 million through the first two 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 841 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 892 for the last full year with a total value of $86.06 million, a $8.49 million, 10.94 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 2 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $4,760,940
2Spain $4,288,156
3Turkey $2,897,232
4Canada $2,809,556
5United Kingdom $102,992
6China $55,017
7Italy $44,057
8Israel $38,664
9Japan $24,669
10Morocco $14,539

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland, Maine $4,274,005
2Baltimore $3,085,788
3Atlanta/Savannah $2,784,001
4San Francisco $2,520,588
5Portland/Columbia-Snake River $1,839,219
6Detroit $1,503,960
7Seattle $1,450,008
8Laredo $1,377,067
9New York City $979,901
10Philadelphia $813,937

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 703.7 percent compared to last year to $3.57 million.
  • Port of Portsmouth, N.H. fell 9.24 percent compared to last year to $1.53 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 6.68 percent compared to last year to $1.47 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 18.71 percent compared to last year to $1.15 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 300.8 percent compared to last year to $1.09 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 Mexico increased $529,849, 12.52 percent, (31.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $1.09 million, 33.99 percent, (28.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $2.4 million, 486.56 percent, (19.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $762,020, 37.22 percent, (18.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $74,874, 266.28 percent, (0.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.48 percent of all these Gypsum imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $14.86 million of the $15.09 million total.

All totaled, 58.45 percent of all these Gypsum imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $8.82 million of the $15.09 million total