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

Imports: Mica, mica waste

Mica, mica waste, the No. 1054 import by value totaled $2.49 million for the month of October, $18.15 million through October of 2018, and $20.34 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
1Canada$6.69 M
2Japan$4.91 M
3China$2.78 M
4India$1.46 M
5Finland$480,552
6Brazil$409,871
7United Kingdom$355,061
8Thailand$306,240
9South Korea$237,051
10Germany$128,794
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $3,715,656
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,274,147
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,106,616
4Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,745,967
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,722,446
6Port of Los Angeles $1,023,735
7Port of Virginia $590,242
8Port of Long Beach $578,067
9Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $521,060
10Port of Charleston $468,704

U.S. imports of Mica, mica waste increased 5.06 percent through October to $18.15 million

U.S. imports of Mica, mica waste increased 5.06 percent from $17.28 million to $18.15 million through the first 10 months of 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 1054 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1055 for the last full year with a total value of $20.34 million, a $243,302, 1.18 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,690,263
2Japan $4,914,212
3China $2,777,445
4India $1,463,072
5Finland $480,552
6Brazil $409,871
7United Kingdom $355,061
8Thailand $306,240
9South Korea $237,051
10Germany $128,794

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,201,647
2Detroit $839,674
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $443,862
4Atlanta/Savannah $233,985
5Charleston $204,328
6New Orleans $170,010
7Buffalo $91,264
8Los Angeles $78,495
9Cleveland $53,554
10Philadelphia $52,872

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 9.05 percent compared to last year to $3.72 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.51 percent compared to last year to $2.27 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.74 percent compared to last year to $2.11 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 4.73 percent compared to last year to $1.75 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8.74 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.

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 $80,214, 1.18 percent, (36.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $356,201, 7.81 percent, (27.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $789,585, 39.72 percent, (15.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $105,484, 6.72 percent, (8.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Finland increased $113,330, 30.86 percent, (2.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.93 percent of all these Mica, mica waste imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $16.33 million of the $18.15 million total.

All totaled, 63.7 percent of all these Mica, mica waste imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $11.56 million of the $18.15 million total