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

Imports: Silver, various forms

Silver, various forms, the No. 134 import by value totaled $281.59 million for the month of October, $2.8 billion through October of 2018, and $3.65 billion 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
1Mexico$1.36 B
2Canada$688.03 M
3Peru$175.19 M
4Chile$148.03 M
5Argentina$103.75 M
6South Korea$70.99 M
7Bolivia$64.96 M
8Poland$57.36 M
9Taiwan$40.62 M
10Belgium$20.13 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.8 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $973,007,802
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $608,918,732
3Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $220,059,304
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $217,793,256
5Miami International Airport $216,957,072
6Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $118,029,249
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $86,103,517
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $71,039,524
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $57,773,884
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $41,988,255

U.S. imports of Silver, various forms decreased 9.69 percent through October to $2.8 billion

U.S. imports of Silver, various forms decreased 9.69 percent from $3.1 billion to $2.8 billion 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 134 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 111 for the last full year with a total value of $3.65 billion, a $730.35 million, 16.66 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,356,767,951
2Canada $688,033,819
3Peru $175,191,064
4Chile $148,030,403
5Argentina $103,752,283
6South Korea $70,987,637
7Bolivia $64,963,985
8Poland $57,357,200
9Taiwan $40,619,856
10Belgium $20,125,236

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $200,548,774
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $135,432,028
3Miami $50,862,144
4New York City $47,204,002
5El Paso $43,255,406
6Phoenix/Nogales $28,596,867
7Buffalo $27,543,273
8Detroit $25,809,080
9Great Falls, Mont. $6,803,453
10Cleveland $2,395,453

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:

  • Port Laredo fell 11.07 percent compared to last year to $973.01 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 14.03 percent compared to last year to $608.92 million.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. rose 4.9 percent compared to last year to $220.06 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 0.98 percent compared to last year to $217.79 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 9.14 percent compared to last year to $216.96 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 Mexico decreased $128.14 million, 8.63 percent, (48.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $63.98 million, 10.25 percent, (24.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $25.57 million, 12.74 percent, (6.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile increased $6.47 million, 4.57 percent, (5.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Argentina increased $19.85 million, 23.66 percent, (3.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.41 percent of all these Silver, various forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.47 billion of the $2.8 billion total.

All totaled, 80 percent of all these Silver, various forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.24 billion of the $2.8 billion total