Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime

Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime, the No. 926 import by value totaled $4.02 million for the month of March, $12.07 million through March of 2020, and $52.85 million for all of 2019, 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$9.52 M
2Mexico$1.2 M
3Dominican Republic$322,296
4United Kingdom$287,968
5Thailand$228,711
6Spain$122,401
7France$113,126
8The Netherlands$86,156
9Italy$68,905
10Japan$32,716
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U.S. imports of Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime increased 4.28 percent through March to $12.07 million

U.S. imports of Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime increased 4.28 percent from $11.57 million to $12.07 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 926 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 941 for the last full year with a total value of $52.85 million, a $2.57 million, 4.64 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Jackman Border Crossing, Maine, No. 3 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt., No. 4 Eagle Pass and No. 5 Port of Calais, Maine.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Jackman Border Crossing, Maine, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt., No. 4 Port of Calais, Maine and No. 5 Eagle Pass.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,524,402
2Mexico $1,198,991
3Dominican Republic $322,296
4United Kingdom $287,968
5Thailand $228,711
6Spain $122,401
7France $113,126
8The Netherlands $86,156
9Italy $68,905
10Japan $32,716

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland, Maine $1,191,613
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $805,499
3St. Albans, Vt. $615,022
4Laredo $366,786
5Seattle $213,165
6Detroit $142,371
7Buffalo $133,618
8San Juan $131,455
9Pembina, N.D. $90,322
10El Paso $63,561

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:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 16.7 percent compared to last year to $2.54 million.
  • Jackman Border Crossing, Maine fell 2.74 percent compared to last year to $2.35 million.
  • Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. rose 18.92 percent compared to last year to $1.4 million.
  • Eagle Pass rose 16.64 percent compared to last year to $915,822.
  • Port of Calais, Maine fell 10.5 percent compared to last year to $891,762.

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 $15,063, 0.16 percent, (78.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $154,928, 14.84 percent, (9.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $58,750, 22.29 percent, (2.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $29,492, 11.41 percent, (2.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $219,635, 2419.95 percent, (1.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.8 percent of all these Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $11.56 million of the $12.07 million total.

All totaled, 67.12 percent of all these Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $8.1 million of the $12.07 million total