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

Imports: Misc. mineral substances

Misc. mineral substances, the No. 803 import by value totaled $11.29 million for the month of October, $96.82 million through October of 2018, and $95.82 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
1Greece$15.62 M
2Canada$15.51 M
3Mexico$14.32 M
4China$10.13 M
5Australia$8.82 M
6Japan$8.02 M
7South Africa$4.61 M
8Brazil$3.72 M
9Germany$2.04 M
10Chile$1.99 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $96.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $11,545,479
2Port of Brunswick, Ga. $11,379,140
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,130,231
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $7,647,230
5Port of Los Angeles $7,374,552
6Port of Virginia $6,568,449
7Port of Newark $4,495,518
8Port of Wilmington, Dela. $3,994,222
9Port Laredo $3,367,714
10Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $3,240,707

U.S. imports of Misc. mineral substances increased 18.97 percent through October to $96.82 million

U.S. imports of Misc. mineral substances increased 18.97 percent from $81.39 million to $96.82 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 803 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 823 for the last full year with a total value of $95.82 million, a $6.62 million, 7.43 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Greece, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Brunswick, Ga., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Greece $15,623,282
2Canada $15,505,602
3Mexico $14,315,774
4China $10,129,747
5Australia $8,821,167
6Japan $8,020,677
7South Africa $4,608,141
8Brazil $3,715,863
9Germany $2,037,174
10Chile $1,994,245

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $2,401,330
2Detroit $2,335,367
3Phoenix/Nogales $1,824,593
4Atlanta/Savannah $1,325,448
5Los Angeles $1,185,351
6New York City $1,164,436
7Norfolk $881,785
8Philadelphia $875,600
9Laredo $859,717
10San Francisco $430,891

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 New Orleans rose 16.11 percent compared to last year to $11.55 million.
  • Port of Brunswick, Ga. rose 35.01 percent compared to last year to $11.38 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 11.05 percent compared to last year to $8.13 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 1.53 percent compared to last year to $7.65 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 89.27 percent compared to last year to $7.37 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 Greece increased $2.55 million, 19.49 percent, (16.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $1.26 million, 8.82 percent, (16.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $399,002, 2.87 percent, (14.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $198,328, 1.92 percent, (10.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Australia increased $708,554, 8.73 percent, (9.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.51 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $64.4 million of the $96.82 million total.

All totaled, 47.59 percent of all these Misc. mineral substances imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $46.08 million of the $96.82 million total