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

Imports: Quartz, quartzite

Quartz, quartzite, the No. 887 import by value totaled $6.51 million for the month of March, $17.19 million through March of 2019, and $80.08 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
1Turkey$3.54 M
2Brazil$3.01 M
3Canada$2.84 M
4China$2.72 M
5Italy$1.43 M
6South Korea$1.37 M
7Belgium$820,692
8India$772,999
9Vietnam$207,613
10Germany$111,559
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $17.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,278,885
2Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $2,350,686
3Port of Duluth, Minn. $2,120,947
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,071,960
5Port of Los Angeles $1,690,086
6Port of Houston $1,047,940
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $611,945
8Port of Newark $582,913
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $468,347
10Port Everglades, Fla. $463,130

U.S. imports of Quartz, quartzite increased 22.62 percent through March to $17.19 million

U.S. imports of Quartz, quartzite increased 22.62 percent from $14.02 million to $17.19 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 887 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 908 for the last full year with a total value of $80.08 million, a $4.43 million, 5.86 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn., No. 3 Port of Duluth, Minn., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $3,541,223
2Brazil $3,007,281
3Canada $2,837,074
4China $2,724,595
5Italy $1,427,854
6South Korea $1,369,540
7Belgium $820,692
8India $772,999
9Vietnam $207,613
10Germany $111,559

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $5,997,611
2Minneapolis $3,359,817
3Detroit $3,157,442
4Miami $1,740,924
5Los Angeles $1,604,346
6Houston $1,279,326
7New York City $1,246,782
8San Francisco $1,085,809
9Seattle $738,933
10New Orleans $435,106

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 Savannah, Ga. fell 29.47 percent compared to last year to $3.28 million.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. rose 45.68 percent compared to last year to $2.35 million.
  • Port of Duluth, Minn. rose 559.63 percent compared to last year to $2.12 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 42 percent compared to last year to $2.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 88.01 percent compared to last year to $1.69 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 Turkey increased $1.12 million, 46.23 percent, (20.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $1.33 million, 79.2 percent, (17.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $712,567, 33.54 percent, (16.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $1.15 million, 29.7 percent, (15.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $247,879, 21.01 percent, (8.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.76 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $13.54 million of the $17.19 million total.

All totaled, 66.98 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $11.51 million of the $17.19 million total