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

Imports: Slate, trimmed

Slate, trimmed, the No. 1169 import by value totaled $226,838 for the month of March, $675,373 through March of 2019, and $4.14 million 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
1India$333,281
2China$269,954
3Brazil$56,496
4Pakistan$6,560
5Turkey$5,568
6United Kingdom$3,514
7Canada$0
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U.S. imports of Slate, trimmed decreased 44.04 percent through March to $675,373

U.S. imports of Slate, trimmed decreased 44.04 percent from $1.21 million to $675,373 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 1169 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1144 for the last full year with a total value of $4.14 million, a $108,886, 2.70 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Canada. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $333,281
2China $269,954
3Brazil $56,496
4Pakistan $6,560
5Turkey $5,568
6United Kingdom $3,514
7Canada $0
8Spain $0
9Lithuania $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $861,152
2Cleveland $309,739
3San Francisco $132,763
4Los Angeles $96,392
5Norfolk $92,821
6Seattle $58,122
7Atlanta/Savannah $34,019
8St. Louis $15,500
9Houston $11,622
10Boston $11,418

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 of Newark fell 38.27 percent compared to last year to $493,947.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 154.72 percent compared to last year to $96,371.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 42.4 percent compared to last year to $52,623.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 63.09 percent compared to last year to $11,128.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 58.7 percent compared to last year to $7,218.

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 India decreased $20,119, 5.69 percent, (49.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $371,237, 57.9 percent, (39.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $20,415, 56.58 percent, (8.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Pakistan increased $6,560, 0 percent, (0.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $5,568, 0 percent, (0.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.48 percent of all these Slate, trimmed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $671,859 of the $675,373 total.

All totaled, 97.91 percent of all these Slate, trimmed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $661,287 of the $675,373 total