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

Imports: Slate, trimmed

Slate, trimmed, the No. 1160 import by value totaled $269,084 for the month of October, $3.4 million through October of 2018, and $4.04 million 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
1China$1.72 M
2India$1.03 M
3Spain$402,217
4Brazil$92,127
5Portugal$55,455
6Canada$52,555
7France$15,081
8South Africa$10,718
9Russia$8,937
10Lithuania$7,233
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,750,383
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $602,453
3Port of Virginia $353,638
4Port of Los Angeles $159,841
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $151,463
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $55,622
7Port of New York $55,199
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $52,555
9Port of Richmond-Petersburg, Va. $52,033
10Port of Long Beach $45,527

U.S. imports of Slate, trimmed decreased 0.57 percent through October to $3.4 million

U.S. imports of Slate, trimmed decreased 0.57 percent from $3.41 million to $3.4 million 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 1160 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1159 for the last full year with a total value of $4.04 million, a $443,153, 9.90 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,715,072
2India $1,026,076
3Spain $402,217
4Brazil $92,127
5Portugal $55,455
6Canada $52,555
7France $15,081
8South Africa $10,718
9Russia $8,937
10Lithuania $7,233

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $527,487
2Cleveland $107,698
3Norfolk $92,821
4San Francisco $74,227
5Los Angeles $35,813
6Atlanta/Savannah $22,048
7Seattle $13,627
8Boston $11,418
9Chicago $7,233

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 of Newark rose 9.41 percent compared to last year to $1.75 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 20.61 percent compared to last year to $602,453.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.38 percent compared to last year to $353,638.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 47.24 percent compared to last year to $159,841.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2659.89 percent compared to last year to $151,463.

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 China decreased $158,528, 8.46 percent, (50.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $14,311, 1.38 percent, (30.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $106,374, 35.96 percent, (11.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $4,135, 4.3 percent, (2.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $55,455, 0 percent, (1.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.93 percent of all these Slate, trimmed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.29 million of the $3.4 million total.

All totaled, 88.89 percent of all these Slate, trimmed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.02 million of the $3.4 million total