Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Gypsum

Gypsum, the No. 773 import by value totaled $9.69 million for the month of May, $47.74 million through May of 2020, and $111.56 million for all of 2019, 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
1Canada$17.54 M
2Mexico$13.49 M
3Spain$11.16 M
4Turkey$3.72 M
5Italy$823,161
6Germany$333,449
7United Kingdom$219,649
8China$196,042
9Japan$79,484
10Belgium$61,144
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U.S. imports of Gypsum increased 14.99 percent through May to $47.74 million

U.S. imports of Gypsum increased 14.99 percent from $41.52 million to $47.74 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 773 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 834 for the last full year with a total value of $111.56 million, a $25.5 million, 29.63 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 4 Port of Tampa, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Morocco. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 3 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 39.69 percent compared to last year to $6.11 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 1.96 percent compared to last year to $5.02 million.
  • Port of Portsmouth, N.H. rose 7.13 percent compared to last year to $4.97 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 72.3 percent compared to last year to $4.78 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 29.33 percent compared to last year to $3.5 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 Canada increased $7.36 million, 72.33 percent, (36.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $332,940, 2.53 percent, (28.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $212,390, 1.87 percent, (23.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $1.24 million, 25.04 percent, (7.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $681,021, 479.12 percent, (1.72 percent market share).

All totaled, 97.89 percent of all these Gypsum imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $46.73 million of the $47.74 million total.

All totaled, 51.07 percent of all these Gypsum imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $24.38 million of the $47.74 million total