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

Imports: Silver, various forms

Silver, various forms, the No. 147 import by value totaled $236.62 million for the month of July, $1.73 billion through July 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$964 M
2Canada$350.5 M
3Argentina$86.51 M
4Chile$75.4 M
5Poland$63.35 M
6Bolivia$54.25 M
7Taiwan$35.21 M
8South Korea$25.74 M
9Peru$17.85 M
10Japan$14.92 M
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U.S. imports of Silver, various forms decreased 13.65 percent through July to $1.73 billion

U.S. imports of Silver, various forms decreased 13.65 percent from $2 billion to $1.73 billion through the first seven 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 147 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 128 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Poland. 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $963,999,983
2Canada $350,503,985
3Argentina $86,514,077
4Chile $75,397,727
5Poland $63,346,723
6Bolivia $54,254,420
7Taiwan $35,214,715
8South Korea $25,744,491
9Peru $17,847,258
10Japan $14,918,958

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 11.17 percent compared to last year to $764.85 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 34.73 percent compared to last year to $292.53 million.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. fell 26.79 percent compared to last year to $117.95 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 38.19 percent compared to last year to $97.65 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 15.48 percent compared to last year to $83.72 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 $7.08 million, 0.74 percent, (55.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $133.93 million, 27.65 percent, (20.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $13.5 million, 18.49 percent, (5.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile decreased $27.16 million, 26.48 percent, (4.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Poland increased $23.41 million, 58.62 percent, (3.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.26 percent of all these Silver, various forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.54 billion of the $1.73 billion total.

All totaled, 78.65 percent of all these Silver, various forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.36 billion of the $1.73 billion total