Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Marble, travertine and alabaster

Marble, travertine and alabaster, the No. 1144 import by value totaled $389,470 for the month of February, $811,791 through February of 2020, and $8.47 million for all of 2019, 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$265,820
2Italy$215,113
3Portugal$68,912
4China$59,871
5India$56,582
6Egypt$41,829
7Dominican Republic$25,574
8Indonesia$24,965
9Turkey$21,309
10Morocco$7,906
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $811,791

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $185,080
2Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $123,528
3Port of Newark $101,231
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $97,193
5Port Miami $65,595
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $42,728
7Port of Boston $39,984
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $36,759
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $33,686
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $25,574

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 18.99 percent through February to $811,791

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 18.99 percent from $1 million to $811,791 through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1144 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1134 for the last full year with a total value of $8.47 million, a $51,368, 0.61 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Portugal, No. 4 China and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Miami.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $265,820
2Italy $215,113
3Portugal $68,912
4China $59,871
5India $56,582
6Egypt $41,829
7Dominican Republic $25,574
8Indonesia $24,965
9Turkey $21,309
10Morocco $7,906

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $115,072
2Chicago $56,322
3Detroit $49,904
4Los Angeles $44,703
5Miami $36,878
6Houston $25,045
7Buffalo $20,391
8Baltimore $14,952
9Cleveland $12,099
10Laredo $10,902

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 Los Angeles rose 41.48 percent compared to last year to $185,080.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 558.75 percent compared to last year to $123,528.
  • Port of Newark fell 62.95 percent compared to last year to $101,231.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 425.37 percent compared to last year to $97,193.
  • Port Miami fell 13.42 percent compared to last year to $65,595.

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 $201,390, 312.57 percent, (32.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $128,139, 147.33 percent, (26.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Portugal decreased $29,862, 30.23 percent, (8.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $182,472, 75.29 percent, (7.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $21,913, 63.21 percent, (6.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.08 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $666,298 of the $811,791 total.

All totaled, 70.54 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $572,627 of the $811,791 total