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

Imports: Pebbles, gravel

Pebbles, gravel, the No. 677 import by value totaled $18.5 million for the month of July, $127.56 million through July 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$49.58 M
2Mexico$39.89 M
3Bahamas$21.48 M
4Honduras$3.03 M
5China$2.32 M
6Jamaica$2.14 M
7Turkey$1.27 M
8Peru$1.19 M
9Norway$1.13 M
10New Zealand$1.06 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $127.56 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $16,902,513
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $12,787,469
3Port of Houston $7,653,997
4Port of Port Arthur, Texas $6,503,958
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,168,890
6Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $5,798,686
7Port Manatee, Fla. $5,413,890
8Port of New York $4,721,984
9Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $4,196,279
10Port of Mobile, Ala. $4,195,311

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 11.02 percent through July to $127.56 million

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 11.02 percent from $114.89 million to $127.56 million through the first seven 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 677 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 696 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Honduras 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $49,578,821
2Mexico $39,893,345
3Bahamas $21,477,677
4Honduras $3,026,004
5China $2,316,938
6Jamaica $2,137,772
7Turkey $1,267,006
8Peru $1,186,004
9Norway $1,134,237
10New Zealand $1,062,083

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 15.48 percent compared to last year to $16.9 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 32.51 percent compared to last year to $12.79 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 32.04 percent compared to last year to $7.65 million.
  • Port of Port Arthur, Texas rose 104.95 percent compared to last year to $6.5 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 27.95 percent compared to last year to $6.17 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 $1.72 million, 3.6 percent, (38.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $5.42 million, 15.72 percent, (31.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bahamas increased $3.81 million, 21.58 percent, (16.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Honduras decreased $951,396, 23.92 percent, (2.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $617,645, 36.35 percent, (1.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.17 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $116.29 million of the $127.56 million total.

All totaled, 39.21 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $50.02 million of the $127.56 million total