Total Trade: $14.25 million
|1||Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif.||$6,386,016|
|2||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$4,569,674|
|3||Port of Houston||$1,653,568|
|5||Port of Long Beach||$311,140|
|6||Port of Virginia||$297,056|
|8||Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.||$92,907|
|9||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$89,942|
|10||Port of Newark||$82,540|
U.S. exports of Lead, unwrought increased 43.38 percent through March to $14.25 million
U.S. exports of Lead, unwrought increased 43.38 percent from $9.94 million to $14.25 million 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 834 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 891 for the last full year with a total value of $129.76 million, a $79.77 million, 159.57 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.
January – March 2019
|6||Great Falls, Mont.||$581,203|
|8||New York City||$127,586|
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:
- Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 72.8 percent compared to last year to $6.39 million.
- Port of Baltimore, Md. totaled $4.57 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Port of Houston fell 55.02 percent compared to last year to $1.65 million.
- Port Laredo rose 61.3 percent compared to last year to $368,601.
- Port of Long Beach fell 37.47 percent compared to last year to $311,140.
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. exports to No. 1 Mexico increased $2.86 million, 71.44 percent, (48.13 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $3.33 million, 4786.26 percent, (23.88 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium decreased $2 million, 54.45 percent, (11.75 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Turkey increased $1.11 million, 0 percent, (7.82 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $321,787, 352.11 percent, (2.9 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 94.49 percent of all these Lead, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $13.46 million of the $14.25 million total.
All totaled, 93.27 percent of all these Lead, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $13.29 million of the $14.25 million total