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

Imports: Misc. mineral substances

Misc. mineral substances, the No. 803 import by value totaled $12.11 million for the month of March, $28.37 million through March 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
1Canada$6.07 M
2Mexico$5.78 M
3Greece$4.77 M
4Japan$4.04 M
5Australia$2.11 M
6China$1.45 M
7Brazil$947,658
8Germany$521,775
9United Kingdom$344,983
10South Africa$328,688
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $28.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $4,066,947
2Port of Brunswick, Ga. $3,327,780
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,542,162
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,358,593
5Port of Los Angeles $1,775,071
6Port of New Orleans $1,751,579
7Port of Virginia $1,703,930
8Port of Wilmington, Dela. $1,438,680
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,115,799
10Port Laredo $978,316

U.S. imports of Misc. mineral substances increased 16.93 percent through March to $28.37 million

U.S. imports of Misc. mineral substances increased 16.93 percent from $24.26 million to $28.37 million through the first three 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 803 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 822 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 March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Greece, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Port of Brunswick, Ga., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,067,271
2Mexico $5,777,308
3Greece $4,774,432
4Japan $4,037,799
5Australia $2,113,815
6China $1,454,959
7Brazil $947,658
8Germany $521,775
9United Kingdom $344,983
10South Africa $328,688

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 63.12 percent compared to last year to $4.07 million.
  • Port of Brunswick, Ga. rose 17.15 percent compared to last year to $3.33 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 62607 percent compared to last year to $2.54 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.62 percent compared to last year to $2.36 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.88 percent compared to last year to $1.78 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 Canada increased $2.4 million, 65.49 percent, (21.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.59 million, 38.12 percent, (20.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Greece increased $412,862, 9.47 percent, (16.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $1.63 million, 67.69 percent, (14.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Australia increased $405,373, 23.73 percent, (7.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.27 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $22.77 million of the $28.37 million total.

All totaled, 49.6 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $14.07 million of the $28.37 million total