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

Imports: Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance

Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance, the No. 331 import by value totaled $85.55 million for the month of July, $609.1 million through July of 2019, and $922.52 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
1Japan$149.22 M
2Germany$95.24 M
3Mexico$65.3 M
4Canada$52.15 M
5South Korea$39.89 M
6Brazil$36.37 M
7China$33.51 M
8France$32.87 M
9United Kingdom$29.26 M
10Spain$12.6 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $609.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $60,583,433
2Port Laredo $57,845,134
3Port of Newark $54,077,821
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $52,438,468
5Port of Charleston $49,596,147
6Port of Long Beach $27,027,388
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $21,897,478
8Port of Houston $19,893,435
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $17,389,846
10Port of Mobile, Ala. $16,168,671

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 15.97 percent through July to $609.1 million

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 15.97 percent from $525.22 million to $609.1 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 331 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 369 for the last full year with a total value of $922.52 million, a $137.4 million, 17.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $149,224,396
2Germany $95,235,891
3Mexico $65,296,314
4Canada $52,147,479
5South Korea $39,888,581
6Brazil $36,369,505
7China $33,508,739
8France $32,873,289
9United Kingdom $29,263,339
10Spain $12,599,771

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $35,448,004
2Seattle $28,551,400
3Laredo $27,970,761
4New York City $24,218,883
5Cleveland $23,909,105
6Charleston $21,405,637
7Chicago $13,159,112
8Detroit $13,124,321
9Great Falls, Mont. $12,979,483
10New Orleans $10,357,519

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 Los Angeles rose 57.03 percent compared to last year to $60.58 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 47.22 percent compared to last year to $57.85 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.74 percent compared to last year to $54.08 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 43.16 percent compared to last year to $52.44 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 4.96 percent compared to last year to $49.6 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 Japan increased $34.74 million, 30.35 percent, (24.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $7.17 million, 8.15 percent, (15.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $17.51 million, 36.63 percent, (10.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $4.75 million, 10.01 percent, (8.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $14.04 million, 54.32 percent, (6.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.97 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $401.79 million of the $609.1 million total.

All totaled, 45.07 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $274.54 million of the $609.1 million total