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

Imports: Silver, various forms

Silver, various forms, the No. 134 import by value totaled $256.71 million for the month of December, $3.34 billion through December 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$1.65 B
2Canada$784 M
3Peru$190.11 M
4Chile$173.73 M
5Argentina$153.03 M
6South Korea$81.74 M
7Bolivia$78.03 M
8Taiwan$57.75 M
9Poland$57.36 M
10Belgium$28.4 M
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U.S. imports of Silver, various forms decreased 8.63 percent through December to $3.34 billion

U.S. imports of Silver, various forms decreased 8.63 percent from $3.65 billion to $3.34 billion in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 112 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 December 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 Chile and No. 5 South Korea. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,653,194,791
2Canada $783,996,505
3Peru $190,107,960
4Chile $173,726,179
5Argentina $153,030,143
6South Korea $81,737,868
7Bolivia $78,029,704
8Taiwan $57,750,650
9Poland $57,364,785
10Belgium $28,401,744

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $311,931,561
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $184,041,010
3New York City $66,619,467
4El Paso $60,195,718
5Miami $57,191,828
6Phoenix/Nogales $40,006,782
7Detroit $37,829,580
8Great Falls, Mont. $32,463,256
9Buffalo $27,795,796
10Cleveland $3,511,947

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 8.04 percent compared to last year to $1.2 billion.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 13.84 percent compared to last year to $704.69 million.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. fell 6.6 percent compared to last year to $258.16 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 4.62 percent compared to last year to $254.21 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 18.89 percent compared to last year to $233.23 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 $126.99 million, 7.13 percent, (49.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $47.72 million, 6.48 percent, (23.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $53.09 million, 21.83 percent, (5.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile decreased $612,906, 0.35 percent, (5.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Argentina increased $49.45 million, 47.73 percent, (4.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.51 percent of all these Silver, various forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.95 billion of the $3.34 billion total.

All totaled, 79.4 percent of all these Silver, various forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.65 billion of the $3.34 billion total