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

Imports: Misc. mineral substances

Misc. mineral substances, the No. 790 import by value totaled $9.6 million for the month of July, $71.6 million through July of 2019, and $119.11 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
1Mexico$15.24 M
2Canada$13.8 M
3Greece$11.83 M
4Australia$6.97 M
5Japan$6.84 M
6South Africa$4.1 M
7China$2.78 M
8Brazil$1.74 M
9Germany$1.52 M
10Kenya$1 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $71.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $12,055,045
2Port of Brunswick, Ga. $8,646,595
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,966,117
4Port of New Orleans $5,146,555
5Port of Charleston $4,978,227
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,787,318
7Port of Virginia $3,828,097
8Port of Los Angeles $3,642,282
9Port of Wilmington, Dela. $2,443,160
10Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $2,141,803

U.S. imports of Misc. mineral substances increased 7.66 percent through July to $71.6 million

U.S. imports of Misc. mineral substances increased 7.66 percent from $66.5 million to $71.6 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 790 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 804 for the last full year with a total value of $119.11 million, a $23.29 million, 24.30 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Greece, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Port of Brunswick, Ga., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Greece, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Brunswick, Ga., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $15,241,055
2Canada $13,797,413
3Greece $11,830,681
4Australia $6,967,237
5Japan $6,841,992
6South Africa $4,101,608
7China $2,777,519
8Brazil $1,743,168
9Germany $1,522,767
10Kenya $1,001,874

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $5,089,160
2Detroit $4,723,331
3Cleveland $3,535,312
4New York City $3,011,583
5Phoenix/Nogales $3,009,294
6Atlanta/Savannah $2,905,553
7Los Angeles $2,802,915
8Norfolk $2,043,507
9Laredo $1,584,800
10Seattle $1,482,549

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:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 132.32 percent compared to last year to $12.06 million.
  • Port of Brunswick, Ga. fell 1.59 percent compared to last year to $8.65 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 500.18 percent compared to last year to $5.97 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 39.97 percent compared to last year to $5.15 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 197.44 percent compared to last year to $4.98 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 Mexico increased $5.12 million, 50.65 percent, (21.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $4.31 million, 45.42 percent, (19.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Greece increased $269,875, 2.33 percent, (16.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Australia increased $1.09 million, 18.51 percent, (9.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $845,070, 14.09 percent, (9.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.37 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $54.68 million of the $71.6 million total.

All totaled, 51.39 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $36.79 million of the $71.6 million total