Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Pebbles, gravel

Pebbles, gravel, the No. 680 import by value totaled $16.01 million for the month of February, $31.66 million through February of 2020, and $220.15 million for all of 2019, 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
1Mexico$12.1 M
2Canada$10.18 M
3Bahamas$4.06 M
4Jamaica$882,000
5China$842,289
6Norway$676,502
7Honduras$620,400
8Bermuda$451,202
9Peru$443,012
10New Zealand$392,427
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $31.66 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $3,966,918
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $3,202,014
3Port of Houston $2,227,064
4Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $1,771,549
5Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $1,747,807
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $1,593,888
7Port of Charleston $1,428,311
8Port of Port Arthur, Texas $1,406,250
9Port Manatee, Fla. $1,345,933
10Port of Lake Charles, La. $1,187,891

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 11.16 percent through February to $31.66 million

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 11.16 percent from $28.48 million to $31.66 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 680 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 723 for the last full year with a total value of $220.15 million, a $19.37 million, 9.65 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, 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 Canaveral, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $12,097,789
2Canada $10,179,678
3Bahamas $4,061,206
4Jamaica $882,000
5China $842,289
6Norway $676,502
7Honduras $620,400
8Bermuda $451,202
9Peru $443,012
10New Zealand $392,427

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $6,524,522
2Houston $2,492,785
3New Orleans $1,134,949
4Port Arthur, Texas $957,195
5Mobile $872,045
6Detroit $862,416
7San Francisco $803,129
8New York City $677,936
9Atlanta/Savannah $427,424
10Seattle $398,645

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 3.36 percent compared to last year to $3.97 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 36.71 percent compared to last year to $3.2 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 48.61 percent compared to last year to $2.23 million.
  • Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. rose 122.08 percent compared to last year to $1.77 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 167.72 percent compared to last year to $1.75 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 Mexico increased $2.17 million, 21.85 percent, (38.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $732,919, 7.76 percent, (32.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bahamas decreased $884,681, 17.89 percent, (12.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Jamaica increased $284,800, 47.69 percent, (2.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $362,982, 75.73 percent, (2.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.64 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $28.06 million of the $31.66 million total.

All totaled, 40.79 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $12.92 million of the $31.66 million total