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

Imports: Lime, lime for cement

Lime, lime for cement, the No. 1123 import by value totaled $529,374 for the month of March, $1.83 million through March of 2019, and $11.85 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
1Canada$858,099
2Dominican Republic$651,614
3India$126,189
4Egypt$97,702
5China$64,414
6Thailand$16,272
7The Netherlands$6,760
8Belgium$4,170
9Japan$0
10Malaysia$0
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $783,691
2Port Everglades, Fla. $462,897
3Port Miami $188,717
4Port of Houston $110,447
5Port of Newark $106,261
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $34,020
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $27,669
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $24,186
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,076
10Port of Los Angeles $16,272

U.S. imports of Lime, lime for cement decreased 7.82 percent through March to $1.83 million

U.S. imports of Lime, lime for cement decreased 7.82 percent from $1.98 million to $1.83 million through the first three 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 1123 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1121 for the last full year with a total value of $11.85 million, a $964,968, 8.86 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 India, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 India, No. 4 China and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $858,099
2Dominican Republic $651,614
3India $126,189
4Egypt $97,702
5China $64,414
6Thailand $16,272
7The Netherlands $6,760
8Belgium $4,170
9United Kingdom $0
10South Korea $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $1,127,504
2Miami $850,470
3Wilmington $396,008
4Charleston $387,656
5New York City $308,364
6Cleveland $302,479
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $51,328
8Boston $26,077
9Detroit $14,498
10Houston $9,171

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 23.48 percent compared to last year to $783,691.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. totaled $462,897. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port Miami fell 58.71 percent compared to last year to $188,717.
  • Port of Houston totaled $110,447. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Newark fell 70 percent compared to last year to $106,261.

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 decreased $247,957, 22.42 percent, (47.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Dominican Republic increased $194,572, 42.57 percent, (35.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $91,625, 42.07 percent, (6.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Egypt increased $97,702, 0 percent, (5.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $75,930, 54.1 percent, (3.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.51 percent of all these Lime, lime for cement imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.8 million of the $1.83 million total.

All totaled, 90.51 percent of all these Lime, lime for cement imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.65 million of the $1.83 million total