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

Imports: Magnesite

Magnesite, the No. 514 import by value totaled $29.1 million for the month of February, $69.73 million through February of 2019, and $342.99 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
1China$45.48 M
2Brazil$6.88 M
3Canada$2.64 M
4Israel$2.63 M
5Singapore$2.04 M
6The Netherlands$1.99 M
7Mexico$1.95 M
8Japan$1.88 M
9Hong Kong$1.21 M
10Turkey$765,980
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U.S. imports of Magnesite increased 37.16 percent through February to $69.73 million

U.S. imports of Magnesite increased 37.16 percent from $50.84 million to $69.73 million through the first two 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 514 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 582 for the last full year with a total value of $342.99 million, a $141.29 million, 70.05 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $45,476,209
2Brazil $6,876,767
3Canada $2,641,275
4Israel $2,628,356
5Singapore $2,037,000
6The Netherlands $1,992,349
7Mexico $1,950,389
8Japan $1,884,580
9Hong Kong $1,212,500
10Turkey $765,980

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $38,332,313
2Baltimore $32,744,816
3New York City $5,288,301
4Laredo $3,632,024
5Los Angeles $2,175,244
6Great Falls, Mont. $1,803,737
7Pembina, N.D. $1,617,832
8Seattle $1,353,593
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,059,134
10Cleveland $900,813

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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 141.39 percent compared to last year to $36.29 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 127.03 percent compared to last year to $13.24 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 62.45 percent compared to last year to $6.96 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 26.34 percent compared to last year to $4.31 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 54.19 percent compared to last year to $1.39 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 $24.95 million, 121.52 percent, (65.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $6.26 million, 47.65 percent, (9.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $539,634, 25.68 percent, (3.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $187,363, 7.68 percent, (3.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Singapore increased $2.04 million, 0 percent, (2.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.55 percent of all these Magnesite imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $59.66 million of the $69.73 million total.

All totaled, 89.17 percent of all these Magnesite imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $62.18 million of the $69.73 million total