Skip to content

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through September 2019.

Imports: Misc. ash and slag

Misc. ash and slag, the No. 880 import by value totaled $6.52 million for the month of September, $56.33 million through September of 2019, and $71.42 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Turkey$17.03 M
2Japan$10.87 M
3Canada$6.39 M
4Germany$4.79 M
5China$3.62 M
6Brazil$3.13 M
7Italy$2.27 M
8India$2.11 M
9Spain$1.82 M
10Guyana$1.52 M
Data loading...
January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $56.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $16,066,988
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $5,980,640
3Port Everglades, Fla. $4,124,920
4Port Manatee, Fla. $4,094,459
5Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $3,059,384
6Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $2,787,590
7Port of Houston $2,694,967
8Port of Belfast, Maine $1,806,200
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,747,908
10Port of Boston $1,405,591

U.S. imports of Misc. ash and slag increased 11.95 percent through September to $56.33 million

U.S. imports of Misc. ash and slag increased 11.95 percent from $50.31 million to $56.33 million through the first nine 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 880 through September among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 899 for the last full year with a total value of $71.42 million, a $13.67 million, 23.68 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through September of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port Manatee, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port Manatee, Fla., No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $17,034,219
2Japan $10,872,358
3Canada $6,392,936
4Germany $4,788,855
5China $3,616,379
6Brazil $3,125,602
7Italy $2,274,131
8India $2,109,448
9Spain $1,819,647
10Guyana $1,516,561

January – September 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $12,412,637
2Seattle $1,678,064
3Atlanta/Savannah $1,585,113
4San Francisco $1,443,395
5New Orleans $1,344,712
6Miami $1,336,239
7Houston $1,227,182
8Chicago $1,076,054
9Norfolk $924,964
10Philadelphia $801,261

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first nine months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 63.13 percent compared to last year to $16.07 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 245.83 percent compared to last year to $5.98 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 26.89 percent compared to last year to $4.12 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. fell 0.04 percent compared to last year to $4.09 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 66.49 percent compared to last year to $3.06 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 Turkey increased $1.23 million, 7.76 percent, (30.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $1.59 million, 17.19 percent, (19.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $1.42 million, 18.23 percent, (11.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $3.17 million, 196.23 percent, (8.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $3.01 million, 45.39 percent, (6.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.81 percent of all these Misc. ash and slag imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $42.7 million of the $56.33 million total.

All totaled, 59.16 percent of all these Misc. ash and slag imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $33.33 million of the $56.33 million total

Scroll To Top