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

Imports: Quartz, quartzite

Quartz, quartzite, the No. 876 import by value totaled $4.64 million for the month of December, $80.08 million through December of 2018, and $75.65 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
1Turkey$19.38 M
2China$18.9 M
3Brazil$12.94 M
4Canada$9.15 M
5Italy$6.65 M
6South Korea$5.8 M
7Belgium$2.66 M
8India$2.02 M
9Vietnam$771,119
10Japan$457,462
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $80.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $23,609,562
2Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $13,717,514
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,702,692
4Port of Newark $5,783,319
5Port of Los Angeles $5,074,625
6Port of Houston $4,501,797
7Port of Duluth, Minn. $3,980,252
8Port Everglades, Fla. $2,653,529
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,538,059
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,719,288

U.S. imports of Quartz, quartzite increased 5.86 percent through December to $80.08 million

U.S. imports of Quartz, quartzite increased 5.86 percent from $75.65 million to $80.08 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 876 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 870 for the last full year with a total value of $75.65 million, a $21.01 million, 38.45 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $19,381,483
2China $18,895,788
3Brazil $12,940,395
4Canada $9,146,840
5Italy $6,650,912
6South Korea $5,801,812
7Belgium $2,661,808
8India $2,021,738
9Vietnam $771,119
10Japan $457,462

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $4,065,144
2Detroit $2,239,609
3Minneapolis $1,869,262
4Miami $1,087,545
5Los Angeles $1,037,235
6New York City $996,185
7San Francisco $694,876
8Houston $560,263
9Seattle $506,543
10Dallas $229,565

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 11.19 percent compared to last year to $23.61 million.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. rose 2.14 percent compared to last year to $13.72 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 282.55 percent compared to last year to $6.7 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 49 percent compared to last year to $5.78 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 75.24 percent compared to last year to $5.07 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 decreased $2.34 million, 10.77 percent, (24.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $2.32 million, 10.95 percent, (23.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $7.07 million, 120.27 percent, (16.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $2.14 million, 30.5 percent, (11.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $2.38 million, 55.79 percent, (8.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.69 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $67.02 million of the $80.08 million total.

All totaled, 68.54 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $54.89 million of the $80.08 million total