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

Imports: Sands, except metal-bearing

Sands, except metal-bearing, the No. 943 import by value totaled $4.58 million for the month of March, $11.29 million through March of 2019, and $58.6 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
1Canada$5.72 M
2Australia$1.1 M
3Turkey$907,963
4Brazil$545,664
5China$443,678
6South Africa$385,701
7Taiwan$353,815
8South Korea$336,418
9India$329,249
10Mexico$289,868
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.29 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Redwood City, Calif. $1,687,201
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,633,165
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,172,978
4Port of Los Angeles $1,031,063
5Port of San Francisco, Calif. $996,425
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $881,215
7Port of Philadelphia $518,868
8Port of Richmond, Calif. $435,952
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $367,666
10Port of Virginia $351,540

U.S. imports of Sands, except metal-bearing decreased 5.35 percent through March to $11.29 million

U.S. imports of Sands, except metal-bearing decreased 5.35 percent from $11.93 million to $11.29 million through the first three 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 943 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 938 for the last full year with a total value of $58.6 million, a $9.83 million, 20.16 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China 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 Honolulu, Hawaii and No. 5 Port of San Francisco, Calif..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $5,717,654
2Australia $1,099,340
3Turkey $907,963
4Brazil $545,664
5China $443,678
6South Africa $385,701
7Taiwan $353,815
8South Korea $336,418
9India $329,249
10Mexico $289,868

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $3,479,711
2Atlanta/Savannah $2,227,223
3Seattle $1,939,553
4Honolulu $1,110,443
5Philadelphia $907,568
6Cleveland $811,776
7Los Angeles $808,643
8Baltimore $663,495
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $563,278
10Chicago $316,221

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:

  • Port of Redwood City, Calif. rose 33.33 percent compared to last year to $1.69 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 13.49 percent compared to last year to $1.63 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 8.2 percent compared to last year to $1.17 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.01 percent compared to last year to $1.03 million.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. fell 0.09 percent compared to last year to $996,425.

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 decreased $1.67 million, 22.64 percent, (50.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $528,023, 92.42 percent, (9.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $470,079, 107.35 percent, (8.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $3,625, 0.66 percent, (4.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $108,175, 19.6 percent, (3.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.16 percent of all these Sands, except metal-bearing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $8.71 million of the $11.29 million total.

All totaled, 57.74 percent of all these Sands, except metal-bearing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $6.52 million of the $11.29 million total