Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Imports: Gypsum

Gypsum, the No. 821 import by value totaled $11.91 million for the month of August, $73.2 million through August 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Spain$21.45 M
2Mexico$20.91 M
3Canada$20.5 M
4Turkey$7.73 M
5Morocco$661,599
6China$411,134
7United Kingdom$403,640
8Germany$277,916
9Dominican Republic$209,838
10Italy$199,157
Data loading...
January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $73.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Portsmouth, N.H. $9,075,613
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,751,657
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $7,779,041
4Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $5,939,795
5Port of Tampa, Fla. $4,778,138
6Port of Philadelphia $4,422,115
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,748,368
8Port of Longview, Wash. $3,132,186
9Port Laredo $2,922,968
10Port of San Francisco, Calif. $2,739,430

U.S. imports of Gypsum increased 28.55 percent through August to $73.2 million

U.S. imports of Gypsum increased 28.55 percent from $56.94 million to $73.2 million through the first eight 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 821 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 868 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Morocco. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Tampa, Fla..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Mexico, 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Spain $21,450,825
2Mexico $20,905,731
3Canada $20,498,512
4Turkey $7,734,185
5Morocco $661,599
6China $411,134
7United Kingdom $403,640
8Germany $277,916
9Dominican Republic $209,838
10Italy $199,157

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Portsmouth, N.H. rose 24.9 percent compared to last year to $9.08 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 7.36 percent compared to last year to $8.75 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 45.6 percent compared to last year to $7.78 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 604.02 percent compared to last year to $5.94 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 379.19 percent compared to last year to $4.78 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 Spain increased $573,769, 2.75 percent, (29.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $411,492, 2.01 percent, (28.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $9.64 million, 88.79 percent, (28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey increased $5.47 million, 240.94 percent, (10.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Morocco increased $621,596, 1553.87 percent, (0.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.34 percent of all these Gypsum imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $71.25 million of the $73.2 million total.

All totaled, 49.63 percent of all these Gypsum imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $36.32 million of the $73.2 million total