Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Quartz, quartzite

Quartz, quartzite, the No. 885 import by value totaled $6.72 million for the month of December, $71.6 million through December 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountry2019
1Turkey$19.68 M
2Canada$10.7 M
3Brazil$10.36 M
4China$9.25 M
5South Korea$6.67 M
6Italy$4.42 M
7Belgium$2.84 M
8India$2.64 M
9Australia$1.37 M
10Vietnam$1.15 M
Data loading...

U.S. imports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 10.58 percent through December 2019 to $71.6 million

U.S. imports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 10.58 percent from $80.08 million to $71.6 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 885 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 876 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 China 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 Duluth, Minn. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 China, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Canada 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 18.5 percent to $19.24 million.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. fell 8.65 percent to $12.53 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 14.91 percent to $7.7 million.
  • Port of Duluth, Minn. rose 46.48 percent to $5.83 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.48 percent to $5.61 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 $298,282, 1.54 percent, (27.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $1.55 million, 16.99 percent, (14.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil decreased $2.58 million, 19.91 percent, (14.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $9.65 million, 51.05 percent, (12.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $871,784, 15.03 percent, (9.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.14 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $56.67 million of the $71.6 million total.

All totaled, 71.1 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $50.91 million of the $71.6 million total.