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

Imports: Lime, lime for cement

Lime, lime for cement, the No. 1129 import by value totaled $632,260 for the month of February, $1.04 million through February of 2020, and $10.96 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$671,125
2Dominican Republic$177,778
3India$101,799
4Turkey$52,250
5China$27,720
6Thailand$8,014
7Mexico$2,647
8Taiwan$0
9Czech Republic$0
10United Kingdom$0
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $616,386
2Port Miami $150,549
3Port Everglades, Fla. $79,479
4Port of Newark $79,177
5Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $21,436
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $20,479
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $18,743
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $17,913
9Port of Los Angeles $13,934
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,788

U.S. imports of Lime, lime for cement decreased 19.64 percent through February to $1.04 million

U.S. imports of Lime, lime for cement decreased 19.64 percent from $1.3 million to $1.04 million through the first two 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 1129 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1118 for the last full year with a total value of $10.96 million, a $896,224, 7.56 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 India, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Egypt, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. 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 Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $671,125
2Dominican Republic $177,778
3India $101,799
4Turkey $52,250
5China $27,720
6Thailand $8,014
7Mexico $2,647
8Egypt $0
9Belgium $0

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $248,084
2Miami $95,435
3Detroit $18,458
4New York City $17,950
5Houston $9,061
6Baltimore $7,800
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,359
8St. Albans, Vt. $5,359
9San Francisco $4,199
10Portland, Maine $0

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 Seattle, Wash. rose 9.89 percent compared to last year to $616,386.
  • Port Miami rose 50.13 percent compared to last year to $150,549.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 77.07 percent compared to last year to $79,479.
  • Port of Newark fell 6.62 percent compared to last year to $79,177.
  • Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. totaled $21,436. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $64,876, 10.7 percent, (64.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Dominican Republic decreased $269,098, 60.22 percent, (17.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $29,202, 40.22 percent, (9.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey increased $52,250, 0 percent, (5.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $27,582, 49.88 percent, (2.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.98 percent of all these Lime, lime for cement imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.03 million of the $1.04 million total.

All totaled, 90.94 percent of all these Lime, lime for cement imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $947,027 of the $1.04 million total