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

Imports: Silver, various forms

Silver, various forms, the No. 139 import by value totaled $256.79 million for the month of March, $775.47 million through March of 2019, and $3.34 billion 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
1Mexico$435.96 M
2Canada$155.59 M
3Argentina$47.37 M
4Chile$32.38 M
5Bolivia$28.56 M
6Taiwan$21.37 M
7Poland$18.02 M
8South Korea$12.19 M
9Japan$7.43 M
10Germany$4.67 M
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U.S. imports of Silver, various forms decreased 8.55 percent through March to $775.47 million

U.S. imports of Silver, various forms decreased 8.55 percent from $847.95 million to $775.47 million through the first three 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 139 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 127 for the last full year with a total value of $3.34 billion, a $315.27 million, 8.63 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Bolivia. 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $435,960,745
2Canada $155,588,606
3Argentina $47,374,774
4Chile $32,383,399
5Bolivia $28,563,349
6Taiwan $21,367,265
7Poland $18,016,723
8South Korea $12,185,471
9Japan $7,429,810
10Germany $4,667,269

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $427,227,255
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $233,964,970
3New York City $84,500,339
4El Paso $82,085,251
5Miami $67,134,122
6Great Falls, Mont. $60,019,547
7Phoenix/Nogales $59,076,525
8Detroit $55,234,859
9Buffalo $28,632,905
10Cleveland $5,414,744

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 18.76 percent compared to last year to $350.3 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 27.89 percent compared to last year to $143.09 million.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. fell 32.28 percent compared to last year to $43.3 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 219.53 percent compared to last year to $43.03 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 38.11 percent compared to last year to $38.87 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 increased $36.54 million, 9.15 percent, (56.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $45.91 million, 22.78 percent, (20.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $12.5 million, 35.85 percent, (6.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile decreased $9.77 million, 23.17 percent, (4.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bolivia increased $9.72 million, 51.6 percent, (3.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.25 percent of all these Silver, various forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $699.87 million of the $775.47 million total.

All totaled, 79.77 percent of all these Silver, various forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $618.59 million of the $775.47 million total