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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: Lime, lime for cement

Lime, lime for cement, the No. 1099 import by value totaled $1.24 million for the month of December, $11.85 million through December of 2018, and $10.89 million for all of 2017, 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$7.7 M
2Dominican Republic$2.84 M
3China$726,824
4India$407,320
5Israel$35,975
6Thailand$28,669
7Spain$28,140
8Greece$25,746
9Egypt$18,273
10United Kingdom$13,158
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,835,949
2Port Miami $2,041,866
3Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,406,544
4Port of Newark $895,362
5Port Everglades, Fla. $810,610
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $676,269
7Port of Charleston $412,023
8Port of Tampa, Fla. $356,745
9Port of Erie, Penn. $350,291
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $203,879

U.S. imports of Lime, lime for cement increased 8.86 percent through December to $11.85 million

U.S. imports of Lime, lime for cement increased 8.86 percent from $10.89 million to $11.85 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1099 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1100 for the last full year with a total value of $10.89 million, a $365,178, 3.47 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Israel. 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $7,698,882
2Dominican Republic $2,841,512
3China $726,824
4India $407,320
5Israel $35,975
6Thailand $28,669
7Spain $28,140
8Greece $25,746
9Egypt $18,273
10United Kingdom $13,158

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $945,377
2Miami $515,928
3Wilmington $396,008
4New York City $278,173
5Cleveland $153,907
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $48,900
7Boston $18,146
8Houston $9,171
9Detroit $7,975
10Baltimore $4,103

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 6.11 percent compared to last year to $3.84 million.
  • Port Miami rose 93.68 percent compared to last year to $2.04 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 10037 percent compared to last year to $1.41 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 23.19 percent compared to last year to $895,362.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 52.25 percent compared to last year to $810,610.

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 $708,594, 10.14 percent, (64.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Dominican Republic increased $89,761, 3.26 percent, (23.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $125,024, 20.78 percent, (6.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $69,219, 20.47 percent, (3.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel increased $35,975, 0 percent, (0.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.79 percent of all these Lime, lime for cement imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $11.71 million of the $11.85 million total.

All totaled, 75.84 percent of all these Lime, lime for cement imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $8.99 million of the $11.85 million total