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

Imports: Silicates

Silicates, the No. 934 import by value totaled $3.81 million for the month of August, $34.69 million through August 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$22.91 M
2Belgium$1.87 M
3The Netherlands$1.74 M
4China$1.63 M
5Japan$1.43 M
6France$957,387
7Italy$889,830
8United Kingdom$885,274
9India$709,485
10Taiwan$415,885
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $34.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Trout River, NY Border Crossing $7,045,699
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,427,298
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,330,033
4Port of Newark $3,940,142
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $3,130,164
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,218,919
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,765,657
8Port of Virginia $1,181,987
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $717,596
10Port of Houston $684,343

U.S. imports of Silicates increased 34.04 percent through August to $34.69 million

U.S. imports of Silicates increased 34.04 percent from $25.88 million to $34.69 million through the first eight 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 934 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 984 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Trout River, NY Border Crossing, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, 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 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $22,907,809
2Belgium $1,865,123
3The Netherlands $1,738,070
4China $1,634,850
5Japan $1,426,134
6France $957,387
7Italy $889,830
8United Kingdom $885,274
9India $709,485
10Taiwan $415,885

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Trout River, NY Border Crossing rose 272.81 percent compared to last year to $7.05 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 43.75 percent compared to last year to $5.43 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 3.36 percent compared to last year to $4.33 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 46.01 percent compared to last year to $3.94 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 37.44 percent compared to last year to $3.13 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 $7.21 million, 45.91 percent, (66.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium decreased $47,246, 2.47 percent, (5.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $621,535, 55.67 percent, (5.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $315,997, 16.2 percent, (4.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $233,273, 14.06 percent, (4.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.26 percent of all these Silicates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $29.57 million of the $34.69 million total.

All totaled, 68.83 percent of all these Silicates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $23.87 million of the $34.69 million total