Total Trade: $2.62 million
|1||Port of Newark||$1,505,348|
|2||Port of Virginia||$339,662|
|3||Port of Los Angeles||$288,687|
|4||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$224,830|
|5||Port of Long Beach||$76,015|
|6||Port of New York||$58,440|
|7||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$30,012|
|8||Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash.||$12,809|
|9||Port of Tacoma, Wash.||$12,449|
|10||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$11,128|
U.S. imports of Slate, trimmed decreased 2.34 percent through July to $2.62 million
U.S. imports of Slate, trimmed decreased 2.34 percent from $2.68 million to $2.62 million 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 1153 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1153 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. 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 Portugal 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 – July 2019
|1||New York City||$861,152|
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 of Newark rose 5.67 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
- Port of Virginia fell 3.95 percent compared to last year to $339,662.
- Port of Los Angeles rose 196.32 percent compared to last year to $288,687.
- Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 45.33 percent compared to last year to $224,830.
- Port of Long Beach rose 228.57 percent compared to last year to $76,015.
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 increased $297,074, 37.26 percent, (41.83 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $688,078, 52.37 percent, (23.92 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $368,304, 0 percent, (14.08 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $58,673, 14.59 percent, (13.13 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $117,264, 325 percent, (5.86 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 98.83 percent of all these Slate, trimmed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.59 million of the $2.62 million total.
All totaled, 93.07 percent of all these Slate, trimmed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $2.43 million of the $2.62 million total