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

Imports: Pebbles, gravel

Pebbles, gravel, the No. 725 import by value totaled $14.36 million for the month of March, $42.84 million through March of 2019, and $200.78 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$14.5 M
2Mexico$13.86 M
3Bahamas$7.61 M
4Jamaica$1.04 M
5China$938,323
6Honduras$890,100
7Portugal$751,723
8India$645,502
9Peru$559,245
10New Zealand$419,169
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $42.84 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $5,865,363
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $5,120,229
3Port of Houston $2,978,188
4Port of Port Arthur, Texas $2,396,905
5Port Manatee, Fla. $1,931,258
6Port of New York $1,789,184
7Port of Lake Charles, La. $1,498,202
8Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $1,323,380
9Port of Los Angeles $1,232,246
10Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $1,147,303

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 1.57 percent through March to $42.84 million

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 1.57 percent from $42.18 million to $42.84 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 725 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 722 for the last full year with a total value of $200.78 million, a $4.08 million, 2.08 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Jamaica and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Port Arthur, Texas and No. 5 Port Manatee, Fla..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Jamaica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 3 Port of Port Canaveral, Fla., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $14,496,607
2Mexico $13,857,250
3Bahamas $7,610,992
4Jamaica $1,042,730
5China $938,323
6Honduras $890,100
7Portugal $751,723
8India $645,502
9Peru $559,245
10New Zealand $419,169

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $17,628,853
2New Orleans $5,210,339
3Houston $4,828,643
4San Francisco $3,403,739
5Port Arthur, Texas $3,376,023
6New York City $2,540,420
7Detroit $2,482,209
8Charleston $1,848,635
9Seattle $1,710,082
10Miami $1,418,774

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:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 4.39 percent compared to last year to $5.87 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 29.72 percent compared to last year to $5.12 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 100.14 percent compared to last year to $2.98 million.
  • Port of Port Arthur, Texas rose 97.26 percent compared to last year to $2.4 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. rose 188.64 percent compared to last year to $1.93 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 $158,739, 1.11 percent, (33.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $507,799, 3.8 percent, (32.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bahamas increased $238,380, 3.23 percent, (17.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Jamaica decreased $514,986, 33.06 percent, (2.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $281,415, 42.84 percent, (2.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.57 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $37.95 million of the $42.84 million total.

All totaled, 42.7 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $18.29 million of the $42.84 million total