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

Imports: Marble, travertine and alabaster

Marble, travertine and alabaster, the No. 1134 import by value totaled $588,377 for the month of March, $1.59 million through March of 2019, and $8.42 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$352,255
2Italy$191,191
3Egypt$135,696
4Portugal$128,908
5Canada$127,845
6France$115,955
7Turkey$88,501
8Belgium$73,946
9India$71,289
10Spain$66,070
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $417,591
2Port of Houston $325,885
3Port of Los Angeles $174,989
4Port Miami $159,580
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $149,607
6Port of Charleston $58,489
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $57,546
8Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $43,119
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $32,734
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $30,608

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 33.53 percent through March to $1.59 million

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 33.53 percent from $2.39 million to $1.59 million through the first three 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 1134 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1106 for the last full year with a total value of $8.42 million, a $1.19 million, 12.37 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Egypt, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Portugal, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Dominican Republic. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $352,255
2Italy $191,191
3Egypt $135,696
4Portugal $128,908
5Canada $127,845
6France $115,955
7Turkey $88,501
8Belgium $73,946
9India $71,289
10Spain $66,070

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $750,017
2Houston $690,312
3Los Angeles $543,471
4Miami $445,107
5Detroit $212,885
6Buffalo $71,943
7Dallas $61,788
8San Francisco $43,479
9St. Louis $41,279
10Atlanta/Savannah $40,426

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 20.21 percent compared to last year to $417,591.
  • Port of Houston fell 42.82 percent compared to last year to $325,885.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 60.28 percent compared to last year to $174,989.
  • Port Miami rose 3115.39 percent compared to last year to $159,580.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 173.65 percent compared to last year to $149,607.

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 decreased $53,198, 13.12 percent, (22.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $522,861, 73.22 percent, (12.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Egypt increased $114,775, 548.61 percent, (8.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Portugal decreased $78,212, 37.76 percent, (8.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $62,348, 32.78 percent, (8.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.85 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $935,895 of the $1.59 million total.

All totaled, 77.19 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.23 million of the $1.59 million total