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

Imports: Marble, travertine and alabaster

Marble, travertine and alabaster, the No. 1120 import by value totaled $753,398 for the month of October, $7.21 million through October of 2018, and $9.61 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
1Italy$2.01 M
2Canada$1.13 M
3China$865,849
4Portugal$476,840
5Egypt$358,577
6India$353,797
7Dominican Republic$344,553
8Spain$338,998
9Turkey$270,786
10France$184,594
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,723,465
2Port of Houston $1,189,898
3Port of Los Angeles $1,127,611
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $830,810
5Port Everglades, Fla. $581,172
6Port Miami $313,333
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $307,162
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $246,558
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $152,696
10Port of Long Beach $117,821

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 6.07 percent through October to $7.21 million

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 6.07 percent from $7.67 million to $7.21 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 1120 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1114 for the last full year with a total value of $9.61 million, a $1.55 million, 19.25 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Egypt. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Haiti. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $2,012,806
2Canada $1,133,723
3China $865,849
4Portugal $476,840
5Egypt $358,577
6India $353,797
7Dominican Republic $344,553
8Spain $338,998
9Turkey $270,786
10France $184,594

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $515,552
2New York City $443,021
3Los Angeles $386,771
4Miami $249,685
5Detroit $92,349
6Dallas $46,398
7Buffalo $40,134
8Atlanta/Savannah $33,091
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $13,672
10Chicago $9,236

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 Newark fell 37.69 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 190.37 percent compared to last year to $1.19 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 7.81 percent compared to last year to $1.13 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 12.62 percent compared to last year to $830,810.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 0.62 percent compared to last year to $581,172.

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 Italy decreased $52,282, 2.53 percent, (27.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $165,508, 17.09 percent, (15.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $853,964, 49.65 percent, (12.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Portugal decreased $472,184, 49.75 percent, (6.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Egypt increased $274,863, 328.34 percent, (4.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.27 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.85 million of the $7.21 million total.

All totaled, 75.67 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $5.45 million of the $7.21 million total