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

Imports: Mica, mica waste

Mica, mica waste, the No. 1059 import by value totaled $1 million for the month of February, $2.47 million through February of 2020, and $17.45 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$775,449
2Japan$648,615
3China$501,504
4India$256,773
5Malaysia$76,800
6Finland$63,958
7United Kingdom$61,347
8Brazil$56,240
9Austria$17,106
10Colombia$6,916
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $502,081
2Port of Newark $451,783
3Port of Los Angeles $284,878
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $252,969
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $228,579
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $170,297
7Port of New Orleans $122,348
8Port of Charleston $103,712
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $97,671
10Port of Virginia $81,064

U.S. imports of Mica, mica waste decreased 19.03 percent through February to $2.47 million

U.S. imports of Mica, mica waste decreased 19.03 percent from $3.06 million to $2.47 million 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 1059 through February 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 $17.45 million, a $4.18 million, 19.32 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 of Newark, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $775,449
2Japan $648,615
3China $501,504
4India $256,773
5Malaysia $76,800
6Finland $63,958
7United Kingdom $61,347
8Brazil $56,240
9Austria $17,106
10Colombia $6,916

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $377,557
2Boston $207,591
3Los Angeles $193,580
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $138,527
5New York City $134,376
6New Orleans $117,760
7Atlanta/Savannah $62,683
8Cleveland $55,554
9Charleston $50,700
10Buffalo $36,636

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 18.07 percent compared to last year to $502,081.
  • Port of Newark rose 20.2 percent compared to last year to $451,783.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 68.39 percent compared to last year to $284,878.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 54.32 percent compared to last year to $252,969.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 54.15 percent compared to last year to $228,579.

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 $261,148, 25.19 percent, (31.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $152,926, 30.85 percent, (26.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $107,822, 17.7 percent, (20.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $168,081, 39.56 percent, (10.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $76,800, 0 percent, (3.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.32 percent of all these Mica, mica waste imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $2.26 million of the $2.47 million total.

All totaled, 69.54 percent of all these Mica, mica waste imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.72 million of the $2.47 million total