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

Imports: Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance

Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance, the No. 367 import by value totaled $75.87 million for the month of December, $922.52 million through December of 2018, and $785.12 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
1Japan$209.33 M
2Germany$142.26 M
3Mexico$91.94 M
4Canada$81.59 M
5China$69.08 M
6United Kingdom$59.91 M
7South Korea$52.2 M
8France$49.32 M
9Brazil$37.05 M
10Austria$24.63 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $922.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $83,596,437
2Port Laredo $77,726,709
3Port of Los Angeles $72,096,201
4Port of Charleston $71,118,956
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $69,150,820
6Port of Long Beach $41,234,413
7Port of New Orleans $39,275,289
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $30,459,515
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $28,099,601
10Port of Houston $27,264,245

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 17.50 percent through December to $922.52 million

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 17.50 percent from $785.12 million to $922.52 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 367 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 382 for the last full year with a total value of $785.12 million, a $10.84 million, 1.40 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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..

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $209,334,257
2Germany $142,256,958
3Mexico $91,936,288
4Canada $81,586,461
5China $69,079,273
6United Kingdom $59,908,418
7South Korea $52,200,886
8France $49,318,365
9Brazil $37,048,246
10Austria $24,631,605

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $24,802,532
2Laredo $19,432,951
3Seattle $18,351,603
4New York City $18,181,060
5Charleston $18,053,888
6Cleveland $17,465,951
7Great Falls, Mont. $9,708,010
8Chicago $9,612,345
9Detroit $9,555,212
10Philadelphia $7,999,946

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 rose 16.43 percent compared to last year to $83.6 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 20.23 percent compared to last year to $77.73 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 23.14 percent compared to last year to $72.1 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 43.1 percent compared to last year to $71.12 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 31.38 percent compared to last year to $69.15 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 $27.99 million, 15.43 percent, (22.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $25.23 million, 21.56 percent, (15.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $12.53 million, 15.78 percent, (9.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $2.42 million, 3.05 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $17.31 million, 33.44 percent, (7.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.41 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $594.19 million of the $922.52 million total.

All totaled, 40.51 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $373.69 million of the $922.52 million total