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

Imports: Mica, mica waste

Mica, mica waste, the No. 1054 import by value totaled $1.64 million for the month of December, $21.63 million through December 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$7.74 M
2Japan$5.45 M
3China$3.38 M
4India$1.87 M
5Brazil$950,971
6Finland$567,666
7United Kingdom$490,373
8Thailand$306,240
9South Korea$237,051
10Germany$150,496
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $21.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $4,084,404
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,610,051
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,584,816
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,476,011
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $2,055,283
6Port of Los Angeles $1,171,278
7Port of Virginia $749,927
8Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $689,185
9Port of Long Beach $598,833
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $580,226

U.S. imports of Mica, mica waste increased 6.35 percent through December to $21.63 million

U.S. imports of Mica, mica waste increased 6.35 percent from $20.34 million to $21.63 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 1054 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1054 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 December of this year the leading 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 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..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $7,740,368
2Japan $5,452,842
3China $3,379,347
4India $1,867,798
5Brazil $950,971
6Finland $567,666
7United Kingdom $490,373
8Thailand $306,240
9South Korea $237,051
10Germany $150,496

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,380,300
2Detroit $1,216,711
3Atlanta/Savannah $760,586
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $611,488
5New Orleans $351,119
6Charleston $225,757
7Buffalo $108,292
8Cleveland $100,568
9Los Angeles $93,334
10Philadelphia $52,872

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 5.38 percent compared to last year to $4.08 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 42.69 percent compared to last year to $2.61 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 3.07 percent compared to last year to $2.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 1.79 percent compared to last year to $2.48 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 4.04 percent compared to last year to $2.06 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 $181,646, 2.29 percent, (35.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $216,784, 3.82 percent, (25.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $1.31 million, 63.38 percent, (15.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $7,634, 0.41 percent, (8.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $26,236, 2.84 percent, (4.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.65 percent of all these Mica, mica waste imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $19.39 million of the $21.63 million total.

All totaled, 63.85 percent of all these Mica, mica waste imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $13.81 million of the $21.63 million total