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

Imports: Pebbles, gravel

Pebbles, gravel, the No. 699 import by value totaled $13.48 million for the month of December, $200.78 million through December 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$82.71 M
2Mexico$61.94 M
3Bahamas$30.52 M
4Honduras$5.74 M
5Jamaica$4.06 M
6China$3.51 M
7New Zealand$2.35 M
8Peru$1.75 M
9Turkey$1.63 M
10Norway$1.25 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $200.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $24,965,535
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $17,801,509
3Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $11,130,093
4Port of Houston $10,965,454
5Port of New York $9,429,508
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,640,151
7Port of Lake Charles, La. $8,357,365
8Port of Port Arthur, Texas $7,298,163
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $6,383,521
10Port Manatee, Fla. $6,173,694

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 2.08 percent through December to $200.78 million

U.S. imports of Pebbles, gravel increased 2.08 percent from $196.7 million to $200.78 million in 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 699 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 681 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 December 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 Jamaica. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $82,709,223
2Mexico $61,937,831
3Bahamas $30,524,214
4Honduras $5,735,400
5Jamaica $4,058,223
6China $3,507,330
7New Zealand $2,354,239
8Peru $1,754,836
9Turkey $1,631,082
10Norway $1,253,074

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $13,347,771
2Houston $2,899,821
3New Orleans $2,819,034
4Port Arthur, Texas $2,419,443
5San Francisco $2,223,739
6New York City $1,886,578
7Charleston $1,848,635
8Detroit $1,482,260
9Seattle $1,237,282
10San Diego $1,062,122

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 15.94 percent compared to last year to $24.97 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 42.77 percent compared to last year to $17.8 million.
  • Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. rose 29.22 percent compared to last year to $11.13 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 46.26 percent compared to last year to $10.97 million.
  • Port of New York rose 173.65 percent compared to last year to $9.43 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 $7.86 million, 8.68 percent, (41.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $4.18 million, 7.24 percent, (30.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bahamas increased $3.95 million, 14.88 percent, (15.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Honduras increased $1.22 million, 26.91 percent, (2.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Jamaica increased $484,494, 13.56 percent, (2.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.12 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $184.96 million of the $200.78 million total.

All totaled, 37 percent of all these Pebbles, gravel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $74.29 million of the $200.78 million total