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

Imports: Quartz, quartzite

Quartz, quartzite, the No. 898 import by value totaled $5.94 million for the month of July, $39.43 million through July 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$10.44 M
2Canada$6.49 M
3Brazil$6.14 M
4China$5.83 M
5South Korea$3.09 M
6Italy$2.53 M
7Belgium$1.74 M
8India$1.56 M
9Vietnam$503,141
10Germany$246,069
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $39.43 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,404,307
2Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $7,181,065
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,531,348
4Port of Duluth, Minn. $4,520,678
5Port of Los Angeles $3,035,196
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,078,092
7Port of Houston $1,648,370
8Port of Newark $1,167,785
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $864,108
10Port of Charleston $694,976

U.S. imports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 8.12 percent through July to $39.43 million

U.S. imports of Quartz, quartzite decreased 8.12 percent from $42.92 million to $39.43 million through the first seven 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 898 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 885 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 July of this year 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, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Brazil 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $10,441,676
2Canada $6,494,127
3Brazil $6,141,392
4China $5,828,584
5South Korea $3,088,100
6Italy $2,532,800
7Belgium $1,735,184
8India $1,558,015
9Vietnam $503,141
10Germany $246,069

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 35.42 percent compared to last year to $8.4 million.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. fell 4.78 percent compared to last year to $7.18 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 24.23 percent compared to last year to $4.53 million.
  • Port of Duluth, Minn. rose 124.32 percent compared to last year to $4.52 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.78 percent compared to last year to $3.04 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 $707,295, 6.34 percent, (26.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $1.28 million, 24.66 percent, (16.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $980,867, 19.01 percent, (15.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $5.02 million, 46.28 percent, (14.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $30,732, 0.99 percent, (7.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.14 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $31.99 million of the $39.43 million total.

All totaled, 70.18 percent of all these Quartz, quartzite imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $27.67 million of the $39.43 million total