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

Imports: Marble, travertine and alabaster

Marble, travertine and alabaster, the No. 1124 import by value totaled $628,058 for the month of December, $8.42 million through December 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$2.32 M
2Canada$1.29 M
3China$1.06 M
4India$508,555
5Portugal$504,873
6Dominican Republic$445,662
7Egypt$429,520
8Turkey$349,509
9Spain$342,669
10Indonesia$219,780
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $2,049,335
2Port of Houston $1,380,568
3Port of Los Angeles $1,299,701
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $948,971
5Port Everglades, Fla. $606,372
6Port Miami $471,083
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $342,608
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $278,367
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $160,031
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $122,806

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 12.37 percent through December to $8.42 million

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 12.37 percent from $9.61 million to $8.42 million in 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 1124 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1110 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Portugal. 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 Portugal, No. 4 Canada 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $2,322,469
2Canada $1,290,003
3China $1,064,841
4India $508,555
5Portugal $504,873
6Dominican Republic $445,662
7Egypt $429,520
8Turkey $349,509
9Spain $342,669
10Indonesia $219,780

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $636,430
2Houston $572,390
3Los Angeles $436,708
4Miami $391,013
5Detroit $145,444
6Dallas $46,398
7Buffalo $40,134
8Minneapolis $36,632
9Great Falls, Mont. $34,823
10San Juan $33,188

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 32.61 percent compared to last year to $2.05 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 63.02 percent compared to last year to $1.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 22.89 percent compared to last year to $1.3 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.92 percent compared to last year to $948,971.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 16.9 percent compared to last year to $606,372.

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 $501,878, 17.77 percent, (27.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $168,031, 14.98 percent, (15.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.11 million, 50.94 percent, (12.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $426,991, 523.5 percent, (6.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal decreased $715,910, 58.64 percent, (6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.58 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.69 million of the $8.42 million total.

All totaled, 74.64 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $6.28 million of the $8.42 million total