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

Imports: Mica, mica waste

Mica, mica waste, the No. 1046 import by value totaled $1.76 million for the month of March, $4.82 million through March of 2019, and $21.63 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
1Canada$1.61 M
2China$1.02 M
3Japan$870,582
4India$702,976
5Brazil$195,538
6United Kingdom$109,863
7Finland$107,145
8Thailand$50,982
9Norway$37,664
10Germany$29,127
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $830,568
2Port of Newark $819,324
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $750,156
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $582,688
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $398,963
6Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $228,390
7Port of Los Angeles $216,578
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $171,783
9Port of Virginia $162,425
10Port of New Orleans $152,105

U.S. imports of Mica, mica waste decreased 4.01 percent through March to $4.82 million

U.S. imports of Mica, mica waste decreased 4.01 percent from $5.02 million to $4.82 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 1046 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1046 for the last full year with a total value of $21.63 million, a $1.29 million, 6.35 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 India, No. 4 China and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,614,023
2China $1,020,306
3Japan $870,582
4India $702,976
5Brazil $195,538
6United Kingdom $109,863
7Finland $107,145
8Thailand $50,982
9Norway $37,664
10Germany $29,127

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,687,501
2Detroit $1,585,578
3Atlanta/Savannah $1,167,209
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $804,051
5New Orleans $427,879
6Charleston $277,613
7Los Angeles $167,793
8Buffalo $159,376
9Cleveland $135,692
10San Francisco $94,046

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 75.07 percent compared to last year to $830,568.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.53 percent compared to last year to $819,324.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 72.04 percent compared to last year to $750,156.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 30.25 percent compared to last year to $582,688.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 20.96 percent compared to last year to $398,963.

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 decreased $306,229, 15.95 percent, (33.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $653,620, 178.25 percent, (21.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $845,768, 49.28 percent, (18.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $276,322, 64.76 percent, (14.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $60,258, 44.54 percent, (4.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.36 percent of all these Mica, mica waste imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $4.4 million of the $4.82 million total.

All totaled, 70.16 percent of all these Mica, mica waste imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $3.38 million of the $4.82 million total