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

Imports: Pebbles, gravel

Pebbles, gravel, the No. 694 import by value totaled $18.69 million for the month of October, $170.71 million through October of 2018, and $196.7 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
1Canada$71.84 M
2Mexico$51.71 M
3Bahamas$26.43 M
4Honduras$5.13 M
5Jamaica$3.19 M
6China$2.61 M
7New Zealand$2.11 M
8Turkey$1.5 M
9Peru$1.45 M
10Norway$835,098
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $170.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $21,036,897
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $15,494,176
3Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $9,569,080
4Port of Houston $8,964,849
5Port of New York $8,249,739
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,718,026
7Port of Lake Charles, La. $7,344,485
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $6,016,759
9Port of Charleston $5,131,486
10Port of Port Arthur, Texas $4,804,360

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 2.87 percent through October to $170.71 million

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 2.87 percent from $165.95 million to $170.71 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 694 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 674 for the last full year with a total value of $196.7 million, a $2.08 million, 1.05 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 4 Port of Lake Charles, La. and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $71,841,323
2Mexico $51,708,649
3Bahamas $26,426,505
4Honduras $5,128,200
5Jamaica $3,190,985
6China $2,610,514
7New Zealand $2,105,984
8Turkey $1,496,652
9Peru $1,449,916
10Norway $835,098

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $7,979,503
2New Orleans $2,455,164
3Houston $1,507,442
4New York City $1,277,248
5Charleston $1,185,371
6San Francisco $1,090,517
7Detroit $1,002,386
8Mobile $940,368
9Seattle $897,449
10Port Arthur, Texas $882,220

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 Tampa, Fla. rose 18.65 percent compared to last year to $21.04 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 58.39 percent compared to last year to $15.49 million.
  • Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. rose 30.09 percent compared to last year to $9.57 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 49.96 percent compared to last year to $8.96 million.
  • Port of New York rose 260.88 percent compared to last year to $8.25 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 decreased $6.37 million, 8.15 percent, (42.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $4.53 million, 9.59 percent, (30.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bahamas increased $4.31 million, 19.47 percent, (15.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Honduras increased $1.46 million, 39.72 percent, (3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Jamaica increased $351,314, 12.37 percent, (1.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.73 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $158.3 million of the $170.71 million total.

All totaled, 37.09 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $63.31 million of the $170.71 million total