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

Imports: Portland, aluminous and slag cement

Portland, aluminous and slag cement, the No. 373 import by value totaled $84.99 million for the month of March, $209.89 million through March of 2019, and $1.16 billion 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$65.96 M
2Turkey$40.62 M
3Greece$21.92 M
4Mexico$21.72 M
5China$14.14 M
6Egypt$7.12 M
7France$6.99 M
8Sweden$6.96 M
9South Korea$5.45 M
10Spain$4.81 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $209.89 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $31,550,614
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $17,783,251
3Port of Tampa, Fla. $12,002,049
4Port of Virginia $11,535,773
5Port of Newark $10,220,931
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $8,737,402
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,184,064
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,093,032
9Port Everglades, Fla. $8,066,744
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $7,617,205

U.S. imports of Portland, aluminous and slag cement increased 18.28 percent through March to $209.89 million

U.S. imports of Portland, aluminous and slag cement increased 18.28 percent from $177.46 million to $209.89 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 373 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 409 for the last full year with a total value of $1.16 billion, a $171.59 million, 17.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Greece, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 China, No. 4 Greece and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $65,963,254
2Turkey $40,621,275
3Greece $21,920,978
4Mexico $21,724,609
5China $14,144,955
6Egypt $7,117,661
7France $6,986,984
8Sweden $6,955,534
9South Korea $5,452,266
10Spain $4,813,951

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $35,520,898
2Seattle $32,218,116
3Norfolk $25,055,193
4Houston $23,621,990
5San Francisco $18,875,825
6Jacksonville/Tampa $14,451,650
7Cleveland $12,381,817
8Miami $12,320,105
9New York City $12,125,759
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,072,565

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 Houston rose 52.99 percent compared to last year to $31.55 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 19.44 percent compared to last year to $17.78 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 105.74 percent compared to last year to $12 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 16.71 percent compared to last year to $11.54 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 40.37 percent compared to last year to $10.22 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 $3.54 million, 5.67 percent, (31.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Turkey increased $23.24 million, 133.74 percent, (19.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Greece increased $5.33 million, 32.09 percent, (10.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $5.31 million, 32.34 percent, (10.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $3.07 million, 17.81 percent, (6.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.31 percent of all these Portland, aluminous and slag cement imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $164.38 million of the $209.89 million total.

All totaled, 39.59 percent of all these Portland, aluminous and slag cement imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $83.09 million of the $209.89 million total