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

Imports: Sands, except metal-bearing

Sands, except metal-bearing, the No. 919 import by value totaled $7.46 million for the month of October, $50.57 million through October of 2018, and $48.77 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
1Canada$27.2 M
2Belgium$3.48 M
3Australia$2.97 M
4Brazil$2.3 M
5China$2.17 M
6Senegal$1.48 M
7Vietnam$1.29 M
8Norway$1.21 M
9South Africa$1.12 M
10Turkey$1.02 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $50.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,448,695
2Port of Redwood City, Calif. $5,818,084
3Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $4,468,817
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,439,383
5Port of San Francisco, Calif. $4,014,761
6Port of Los Angeles $3,361,286
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,709,235
8Port of Philadelphia $2,133,935
9Port of Richmond, Calif. $1,974,925
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,818,435

U.S. imports of Sands, except metal-bearing increased 29.05 percent through October to $50.57 million

U.S. imports of Sands, except metal-bearing increased 29.05 percent from $39.19 million to $50.57 million through the first 10 months of 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 919 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 945 for the last full year with a total value of $48.77 million, a $8.12 million, 19.97 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Redwood City, Calif., No. 3 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of San Francisco, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 China, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Redwood City, Calif., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of San Francisco, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $27,196,247
2Belgium $3,481,425
3Australia $2,966,019
4Brazil $2,303,981
5China $2,167,304
6Senegal $1,479,816
7Vietnam $1,290,021
8Norway $1,208,637
9South Africa $1,122,322
10Turkey $1,019,099

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $1,608,801
2Atlanta/Savannah $938,373
3Seattle $897,194
4Honolulu $683,922
5Baltimore $432,388
6Los Angeles $405,032
7Philadelphia $388,147
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $267,960
9Houston $191,537
10New York City $139,794

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 63.04 percent compared to last year to $7.45 million.
  • Port of Redwood City, Calif. rose 59.46 percent compared to last year to $5.82 million.
  • Port of Honolulu, Hawaii rose 73.12 percent compared to last year to $4.47 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 27 percent compared to last year to $4.44 million.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. rose 67.15 percent compared to last year to $4.01 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 Canada increased $9.24 million, 51.49 percent, (53.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium increased $2.07 million, 147.18 percent, (6.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Australia decreased $614,340, 17.16 percent, (5.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $470,906, 25.69 percent, (4.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $497,296, 18.66 percent, (4.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.38 percent of all these Sands, except metal-bearing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $38.11 million of the $50.57 million total.

All totaled, 51.79 percent of all these Sands, except metal-bearing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $26.19 million of the $50.57 million total