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

Imports: Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance

Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance, the No. 311 import by value totaled $72.87 million for the month of February, $162.11 million through February of 2020, and $1.03 billion 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
1Japan$40.08 M
2Mexico$24.51 M
3Germany$23.3 M
4Canada$14.39 M
5China$11.27 M
6France$9.21 M
7South Korea$7.51 M
8United Kingdom$6.45 M
9Norway$4.78 M
10Brazil$3.48 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $162.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $23,303,310
2Port of Los Angeles $23,136,212
3Port of Charleston $15,161,293
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $14,460,653
5Port of Newark $12,021,023
6Port of Houston $11,693,027
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,831,451
8Port of Virginia $4,101,205
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,852,803
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,742,756

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 1.22 percent through February to $162.11 million

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 1.22 percent from $160.15 million to $162.11 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 311 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 345 for the last full year with a total value of $1.03 billion, a $105.51 million, 11.44 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $40,077,392
2Mexico $24,511,622
3Germany $23,303,181
4Canada $14,385,016
5China $11,268,127
6France $9,214,878
7South Korea $7,514,470
8United Kingdom $6,449,043
9Norway $4,776,203
10Brazil $3,476,939

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $10,709,494
2Laredo $10,476,589
3Seattle $8,263,444
4New York City $7,202,269
5Cleveland $6,058,701
6Atlanta/Savannah $5,388,430
7Charleston $4,995,481
8Chicago $3,758,033
9St. Louis $3,721,968
10Houston $2,992,894

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 45.9 percent compared to last year to $23.3 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 103.24 percent compared to last year to $23.14 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 18.61 percent compared to last year to $15.16 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 10.63 percent compared to last year to $14.46 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 12.37 percent compared to last year to $12.02 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 $1.32 million, 3.4 percent, (24.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $6.2 million, 33.84 percent, (15.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $1.28 million, 5.2 percent, (14.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $415,052, 2.8 percent, (8.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $2.2 million, 24.21 percent, (6.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.04 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $113.55 million of the $162.11 million total.

All totaled, 54.34 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $88.08 million of the $162.11 million total