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

Imports: Magnesite

Magnesite, the No. 558 import by value totaled $16.33 million for the month of October, $300.17 million through October of 2018, and $201.7 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
1China$178.02 M
2Brazil$37.89 M
3Turkey$14.94 M
4Israel$13.39 M
5Canada$11.98 M
6Japan$9.48 M
7Mexico$9.29 M
8The Netherlands$6.37 M
9Hong Kong$6.2 M
10Germany$3.08 M
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U.S. imports of Magnesite increased 82.72 percent through October to $300.17 million

U.S. imports of Magnesite increased 82.72 percent from $164.28 million to $300.17 million through the first 10 months of 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 558 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 677 for the last full year with a total value of $201.7 million, a $44.02 million, 27.92 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $178,019,397
2Brazil $37,885,363
3Turkey $14,940,075
4Israel $13,391,033
5Canada $11,981,825
6Japan $9,484,331
7Mexico $9,287,774
8The Netherlands $6,370,265
9Hong Kong $6,199,203
10Germany $3,079,570

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $21,007,291
2Baltimore $18,538,511
3New York City $2,395,316
4Laredo $1,848,716
5Los Angeles $1,157,465
6Great Falls, Mont. $813,918
7Pembina, N.D. $768,273
8Cleveland $716,057
9Chicago $652,887
10Atlanta/Savannah $575,836

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 70.78 percent compared to last year to $95.88 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 192.99 percent compared to last year to $85.95 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 164.53 percent compared to last year to $53.38 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 30.73 percent compared to last year to $19.08 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 10.65 percent compared to last year to $5.05 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 China increased $114.83 million, 181.73 percent, (59.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $5.41 million, 16.65 percent, (12.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $7.17 million, 92.16 percent, (4.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $413,043, 3.18 percent, (4.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $262,297, 2.14 percent, (3.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.36 percent of all these Magnesite imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $256.22 million of the $300.17 million total.

All totaled, 86.4 percent of all these Magnesite imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $259.36 million of the $300.17 million total