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

Imports: Misc. clays

Misc. clays, the No. 964 import by value totaled $3.64 million for the month of October, $35.75 million through October of 2018, and $40.93 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
1China$16.53 M
2Canada$4.39 M
3Mexico$3.8 M
4Germany$1.85 M
5Spain$1.74 M
6South Africa$1.55 M
7Poland$1.1 M
8Greece$910,000
9Singapore$622,118
10France$542,966
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $35.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $14,271,092
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,763,733
3Port Laredo $2,524,402
4Port of New Orleans $2,147,640
5Port of Virginia $1,700,759
6Port of Newark $1,506,311
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,444,102
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,296,145
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $1,277,006
10Port of Houston $1,043,722

U.S. imports of Misc. clays increased 6.09 percent through October to $35.75 million

U.S. imports of Misc. clays increased 6.09 percent from $33.7 million to $35.75 million through the first 10 months of 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 964 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 962 for the last full year with a total value of $40.93 million, a $14.22 million, 53.23 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $16,529,970
2Canada $4,390,034
3Mexico $3,800,964
4Germany $1,847,740
5Spain $1,738,305
6South Africa $1,551,724
7Poland $1,097,723
8Greece $910,000
9Singapore $622,118
10France $542,966

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $2,868,635
2Buffalo $449,647
3Laredo $431,165
4San Diego $280,185
5Los Angeles $217,495
6Houston $212,507
7Chicago $192,558
8Norfolk $185,131
9Cleveland $147,596
10New York City $142,933

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 32.51 percent compared to last year to $14.27 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 54.89 percent compared to last year to $3.76 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 12.93 percent compared to last year to $2.52 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 21.54 percent compared to last year to $2.15 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 36.73 percent compared to last year to $1.7 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 China increased $3.87 million, 30.58 percent, (46.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $1.36 million, 44.81 percent, (12.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $335,592, 8.11 percent, (10.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $992,236, 34.94 percent, (5.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $464,334, 21.08 percent, (4.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.17 percent of all these Misc. clays imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $28.31 million of the $35.75 million total.

All totaled, 68.27 percent of all these Misc. clays imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $24.41 million of the $35.75 million total