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

Imports: Slate, trimmed

Slate, trimmed, the No. 1159 import by value totaled $271,737 for the month of December, $4.14 million through December 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$2.19 M
2India$1.17 M
3Spain$402,217
4Brazil$214,284
5Canada$65,323
6Portugal$55,455
7France$15,081
8South Africa$10,718
9Russia$8,937
10Lithuania$7,233
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $2,143,715
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $656,889
3Port of Virginia $406,396
4Port of Los Angeles $278,380
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $163,434
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $95,452
7Port of New York $74,255
8Port of Long Beach $68,927
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $52,555
10Port of Richmond-Petersburg, Va. $52,033

U.S. imports of Slate, trimmed increased 2.70 percent through December to $4.14 million

U.S. imports of Slate, trimmed increased 2.70 percent from $4.04 million to $4.14 million 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 1159 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1160 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 December of this year the leading 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..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,188,426
2India $1,167,006
3Spain $402,217
4Brazil $214,284
5Canada $65,323
6Portugal $55,455
7France $15,081
8South Africa $10,718
9Russia $8,937
10Lithuania $7,233

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $680,563
2Cleveland $128,821
3Norfolk $92,821
4San Francisco $91,059
5Los Angeles $47,598
6Seattle $37,957
7Atlanta/Savannah $34,019
8St. Louis $15,500
9Boston $11,418
10Detroit $10,800

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 11.98 percent compared to last year to $2.14 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 16.21 percent compared to last year to $656,889.
  • Port of Virginia fell 7.8 percent compared to last year to $406,396.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 26.07 percent compared to last year to $278,380.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2878.02 percent compared to last year to $163,434.

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 increased $123,753, 5.99 percent, (52.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $149,771, 11.37 percent, (28.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $35,649, 9.73 percent, (9.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $55,394, 34.86 percent, (5.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $48,020, 277.52 percent, (1.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.42 percent of all these Slate, trimmed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $4.04 million of the $4.14 million total.

All totaled, 88.05 percent of all these Slate, trimmed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $3.65 million of the $4.14 million total