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

Imports: Silicates

Silicates, the No. 982 import by value totaled $3.45 million for the month of October, $32.12 million through October of 2018, and $36.09 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$19.44 M
2China$2.5 M
3Belgium$2.41 M
4Japan$2.06 M
5The Netherlands$1.64 M
6France$992,045
7Germany$723,691
8Mexico$431,561
9United Kingdom$303,905
10India$299,980
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $32.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,236,692
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,025,634
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,475,579
4Port of Newark $3,056,422
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,960,144
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,050,541
7Trout River, NY Border Crossing $1,979,014
8Port of Houston $1,241,614
9Port of Virginia $1,108,917
10Port of Los Angeles $990,034

U.S. imports of Silicates increased 5.39 percent through October to $32.12 million

U.S. imports of Silicates increased 5.39 percent from $30.48 million to $32.12 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 982 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 979 for the last full year with a total value of $36.09 million, a $3.37 million, 10.30 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $19,437,189
2China $2,497,853
3Belgium $2,411,566
4Japan $2,059,981
5The Netherlands $1,641,705
6France $992,045
7Germany $723,691
8Mexico $431,561
9United Kingdom $303,905
10India $299,980

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $1,700,505
2Buffalo $1,542,776
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $914,033
4New York City $624,910
5Houston $448,915
6Chicago $351,844
7Atlanta/Savannah $327,493
8Seattle $211,246
9Cleveland $122,311
10Dallas $117,000

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 32.36 percent compared to last year to $5.24 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.26 percent compared to last year to $5.03 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.72 percent compared to last year to $3.48 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 6.63 percent compared to last year to $3.06 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 57.67 percent compared to last year to $2.96 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 $2.4 million, 14.1 percent, (60.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $205,053, 8.94 percent, (7.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium decreased $764,560, 24.07 percent, (7.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $195,597, 10.49 percent, (6.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $639,593, 28.04 percent, (5.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.32 percent of all these Silicates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $28.05 million of the $32.12 million total.

All totaled, 61.5 percent of all these Silicates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $19.75 million of the $32.12 million total