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TABLE 5
U.S. EXPORTS AND REEXPORTS OF INDUSTRIAL DIAMOND DUST, GRIT, AND POWDER, BY COUNTRY1
(Thousand carats and thousand dollars)
 
    Natural2 Synthetic2
2011 2012 2011 2012
Country   Quantity   Value3 Quantity   Value3   Quantity   Value3 Quantity   Value3
Exports:    
Austria 13 4 -- -- 2,960 1,010 1,490 1,230
Belgium -- -- 35 38 448 106 440 111
Brazil -- -- 15 4 4,170 1,140 3,800 1,010
Canada 195 534 1,990 1,950 5,930 4,120 3,470 2,420
Germany 86 38 60 33 3,660 1,340 2,610 843
Hong Kong 72 37 101 43 166 92 212 110
India 31 6 9 13 3,200 1,060 2,910 1,080
Ireland 42 53 40 66 39,900 14,700 40,100 15,500
Israel -- -- 431 95 56 36 25 26
Italy 7 4 -- 3 3,530 835 4,320 899
Japan 7 6 47 69 35,100 17,400 39,100 18,800
Korea, Republic of 1,800 348 1,840 429 12,700 8,960 14,700 10,500
Mexico 427 217 546 295 891 231 862 383
Singapore -- -- -- -- 640 1,250 1,350 1,940
Spain -- -- -- -- 77 28 86 23
Switzerland 393 212 486 453 8,550 7,410 12,200 10,800
Taiwan 5 12 -- -- 5,820 2,360 5,130 2,520
Thailand -- -- -- -- 5,140 1,430 4,600 1,420
United Kingdom 521 196 797 482 3,050 825 2,300 656
Other 113   119   96   126 8,740   4,240   7,280   2,900
Total 3,710   1,790   6,500   4,100   145,000   68,600 - 147,000   73,200
Reexports:
Belgium 51 150 44 86 158 80 143 30
Brazil -- -- -- -- 733 285 437 217
Canada 128 528 2,610 2,630 9,240 6,500 5,660 3,510
Germany 5 15 -- -- 31 8 54 12
Ireland 18 16 - 7 18 258 102 675 389
Italy -- -- -- -- -- -- 18 4
Japan 126 223 144 244 5,360 1,220 5,880 1,800
Korea, Republic of 53 75 - 38 53 891 351 972 272
Mexico 50 86 - 37 95 59 33 410 122
United Kingdom 33 46 - 143 82 55 59 45 11
Other 132   499 - 40   39 1,090 767   1,600 888
Total 596   1,640   3,070   3,250   17,900   9,400   15,900   7,260
Grand total   4,310 - 3,420 - 9,560   7,350   163,000 - 78,000   163,000   80,400
-- Zero.
1Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
2Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States codes 7105.10.0025 for synthetic and 7105.10.0010 for natural.
3Customs value.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau.

Source: United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program

See also: Mineral commodity prices


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