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

Imports: Sands, except metal-bearing

Sands, except metal-bearing, the No. 932 import by value totaled $4.67 million for the month of July, $30.83 million through July 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$15.19 M
2Australia$3.07 M
3Turkey$2.68 M
4Brazil$1.3 M
5India$1.21 M
6Senegal$1.09 M
7Taiwan$1.03 M
8China$851,767
9Belgium$800,950
10South Korea$730,153
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $30.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,961,558
2Port of Redwood City, Calif. $3,525,160
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,790,548
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,556,827
5Port of San Francisco, Calif. $2,456,259
6Port of Los Angeles $2,220,255
7Port of Philadelphia $1,256,916
8Port of Richmond, Calif. $1,051,680
9Port of Virginia $1,008,523
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $845,656

U.S. imports of Sands, except metal-bearing decreased 4.88 percent through July to $30.83 million

U.S. imports of Sands, except metal-bearing decreased 4.88 percent from $32.41 million to $30.83 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 932 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 924 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 India. 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..

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $15,185,529
2Australia $3,074,143
3Turkey $2,676,256
4Brazil $1,296,901
5India $1,212,752
6Senegal $1,089,645
7Taiwan $1,030,540
8China $851,767
9Belgium $800,950
10South Korea $730,153

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 22.58 percent compared to last year to $5.96 million.
  • Port of Redwood City, Calif. fell 4.5 percent compared to last year to $3.53 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 6.01 percent compared to last year to $2.79 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 50.84 percent compared to last year to $2.56 million.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. fell 4.93 percent compared to last year to $2.46 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 decreased $2.84 million, 15.75 percent, (49.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $1.25 million, 68.94 percent, (9.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $1.96 million, 274.24 percent, (8.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $64,347, 4.73 percent, (4.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $854,046, 238.09 percent, (3.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.04 percent of all these Sands, except metal-bearing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $23.45 million of the $30.83 million total.

All totaled, 56.08 percent of all these Sands, except metal-bearing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $17.29 million of the $30.83 million total