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

Exports: Lead ores and concentrates

Lead ores and concentrates, the No. 307 export by value totaled $68.65 million for the month of October, $595.71 million through October of 2018, and $746.82 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$164.47 M
2Canada$140.83 M
3South Korea$136.61 M
4Mexico$48.51 M
5Japan$38.83 M
6The Netherlands$15.54 M
7Italy$14.55 M
8Germany$14.35 M
9Australia$13.1 M
10Belgium$7.14 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $595.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $235,863,805
2Port of New Orleans $194,938,491
3Port of Juneau, Alaska $90,494,509
4Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. $40,830,946
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $10,240,316
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $7,135,170
7Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $7,020,577
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,280,123
9Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. $2,672,037
10Port of New York $1,095,514

U.S. exports of Lead ores and concentrates decreased 8.89 percent through October to $595.71 million

U.S. exports of Lead ores and concentrates decreased 8.89 percent from $653.8 million to $595.71 million through the first 10 months of 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 307 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 292 for the last full year with a total value of $746.82 million, a $19.16 million, 2.50 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Juneau, Alaska, No. 4 Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Juneau, Alaska, No. 4 Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $164,474,210
2Canada $140,826,272
3South Korea $136,610,129
4Mexico $48,513,732
5Japan $38,833,447
6The Netherlands $15,540,649
7Italy $14,549,090
8Germany $14,349,961
9Australia $13,099,306
10Belgium $7,135,170

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $46,780,982
2Anchorage $16,479,062
3Seattle $12,126,507
4Baltimore $3,055,710
5El Paso $1,948,910
6New York City $27,567
7Washington, D.C. $25,013
8Philadelphia $16,935

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 22.13 percent compared to last year to $235.86 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 4.37 percent compared to last year to $194.94 million.
  • Port of Juneau, Alaska rose 55.04 percent compared to last year to $90.49 million.
  • Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. fell 23.43 percent compared to last year to $40.83 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 62.26 percent compared to last year to $10.24 million.

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 China decreased $122.95 million, 42.78 percent, (27.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $30.08 million, 27.16 percent, (23.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $22.5 million, 19.72 percent, (22.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $21.38 million, 78.78 percent, (8.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $19.76 million, 33.72 percent, (6.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.85 percent of all these Lead ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $529.26 million of the $595.71 million total.

All totaled, 96.08 percent of all these Lead ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $572.37 million of the $595.71 million total