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

Imports: Marble, travertine and alabaster

Marble, travertine and alabaster, the No. 1125 import by value totaled $820,768 for the month of July, $4.74 million through July 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
1Italy$766,077
2Canada$665,034
3China$614,782
4Slovenia$338,963
5India$302,415
6Egypt$291,493
7Turkey$268,922
8Portugal$258,383
9France$258,006
10Vietnam$187,307
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,720,976
2Port of Houston $509,139
3Port of Los Angeles $489,203
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $470,168
5Port Miami $339,349
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $189,611
7Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $180,335
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $139,682
9Port of New Orleans $98,679
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $75,613

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 7.73 percent through July to $4.74 million

U.S. imports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 7.73 percent from $5.14 million to $4.74 million through the first seven 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 1125 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1122 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Slovenia and No. 5 India. 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 Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 India. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $766,077
2Canada $665,034
3China $614,782
4Slovenia $338,963
5India $302,415
6Egypt $291,493
7Turkey $268,922
8Portugal $258,383
9France $258,006
10Vietnam $187,307

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 46.77 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 48.83 percent compared to last year to $509,139.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 40.09 percent compared to last year to $489,203.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 13.7 percent compared to last year to $470,168.
  • Port Miami rose 1447.28 percent compared to last year to $339,349.

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 $607,152, 44.21 percent, (16.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $74,496, 10.07 percent, (14.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $60,814, 9 percent, (12.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Slovenia increased $338,963, 0 percent, (7.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $19,167, 6.77 percent, (6.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.64 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.69 million of the $4.74 million total.

All totaled, 74.38 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $3.53 million of the $4.74 million total