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

Imports: Refractory bricks

Refractory bricks, the No. 658 import by value totaled $14.47 million for the month of August, $158.82 million through August of 2019, and $234.87 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
1China$38.9 M
2Germany$22.64 M
3Brazil$14.16 M
4India$10.33 M
5Austria$9.56 M
6Poland$8.86 M
7Canada$7.32 M
8Spain$7.09 M
9Japan$7.06 M
10Italy$5.93 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $158.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $34,551,970
2Port of Houston $18,022,800
3Port of Virginia $15,576,086
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $13,008,089
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,449,293
6Port of Los Angeles $10,982,037
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,190,040
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $7,563,912
9Port of Charleston $6,433,148
10Port of Long Beach $5,083,791

U.S. imports of Refractory bricks increased 7.63 percent through August to $158.82 million

U.S. imports of Refractory bricks increased 7.63 percent from $147.57 million to $158.82 million through the first eight 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 658 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 678 for the last full year with a total value of $234.87 million, a $7.83 million, 3.45 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 India and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 France and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $38,898,609
2Germany $22,641,871
3Brazil $14,163,632
4India $10,328,989
5Austria $9,563,268
6Poland $8,862,327
7Canada $7,317,968
8Spain $7,088,521
9Japan $7,059,685
10Italy $5,929,007

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $9,552,299
2Chicago $8,915,438
3Los Angeles $8,034,682
4Houston $7,980,879
5Baltimore $6,280,745
6Charleston $5,305,426
7Cleveland $5,037,832
8Atlanta/Savannah $3,956,379
9Detroit $3,697,717
10New Orleans $3,230,416

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 25.26 percent compared to last year to $34.55 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 36.98 percent compared to last year to $18.02 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 74.73 percent compared to last year to $15.58 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 32.6 percent compared to last year to $13.01 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 127.1 percent compared to last year to $11.45 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 China decreased $3.03 million, 7.22 percent, (24.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $4.05 million, 21.75 percent, (14.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $7.54 million, 113.93 percent, (8.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $3.81 million, 58.49 percent, (6.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $2.94 million, 44.39 percent, (6.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.19 percent of all these Refractory bricks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $95.6 million of the $158.82 million total.

All totaled, 58.31 percent of all these Refractory bricks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $92.61 million of the $158.82 million total