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

Imports: Silicates

Silicates, the No. 944 import by value totaled $3.57 million for the month of February, $7.27 million through February of 2019, and $38.04 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$4.71 M
2France$634,604
3Belgium$430,331
4China$346,490
5The Netherlands$297,156
6Japan$258,497
7United Kingdom$167,329
8Taiwan$136,875
9Germany$93,860
10India$46,248
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.27 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,345,916
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,250,511
3Trout River, NY Border Crossing $939,590
4Port of Newark $812,205
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $517,424
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $465,021
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $368,586
8Port of Virginia $260,794
9Port of Philadelphia $184,683
10Port of Houston $158,668

U.S. imports of Silicates increased 5.28 percent through February to $7.27 million

U.S. imports of Silicates increased 5.28 percent from $6.9 million to $7.27 million through the first two 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 944 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 954 for the last full year with a total value of $38.04 million, a $1.95 million, 5.40 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Trout River, NY Border Crossing, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 France and No. 5 Belgium. 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..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $4,705,236
2France $634,604
3Belgium $430,331
4China $346,490
5The Netherlands $297,156
6Japan $258,497
7United Kingdom $167,329
8Taiwan $136,875
9Germany $93,860
10India $46,248

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $3,091,366
2Buffalo $2,179,630
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,795,331
4New York City $1,458,864
5Atlanta/Savannah $866,200
6Chicago $633,939
7Houston $506,767
8Seattle $455,018
9Dallas $272,880
10St. Albans, Vt. $253,234

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 36.03 percent compared to last year to $1.35 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 18.94 percent compared to last year to $1.25 million.
  • Trout River, NY Border Crossing rose 109.54 percent compared to last year to $939,590.
  • Port of Newark rose 3.72 percent compared to last year to $812,205.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 27.23 percent compared to last year to $517,424.

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 $467,935, 11.04 percent, (64.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $255,214, 67.27 percent, (8.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $143,694, 50.13 percent, (5.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $110,698, 24.21 percent, (4.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $131,640, 79.53 percent, (4.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.27 percent of all these Silicates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $6.41 million of the $7.27 million total.

All totaled, 66.96 percent of all these Silicates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $4.87 million of the $7.27 million total