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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Exports: Lead ores and concentrates

Lead ores and concentrates, the No. 435 export by value totaled $30.69 million for the month of February, $60.97 million through February of 2019, and $660.99 million for all of 2018, 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
1Mexico$15.24 M
2South Korea$12.97 M
3Italy$12.83 M
4Canada$6.83 M
5The Netherlands$6.63 M
6China$6.45 M
7Dominican Republic$17,584
8Australia$7,008
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U.S. exports of Lead ores and concentrates decreased 24.22 percent through February to $60.97 million

U.S. exports of Lead ores and concentrates decreased 24.22 percent from $80.46 million to $60.97 million through the first two 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 435 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 369 for the last full year with a total value of $660.99 million, a $85.83 million, 11.49 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Juneau, Alaska, No. 3 Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Frontier Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $15,237,341
2South Korea $12,965,504
3Italy $12,831,289
4Canada $6,829,420
5The Netherlands $6,629,093
6China $6,453,830
7Dominican Republic $17,584
8Australia $7,008
9Germany $0
10Finland $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $73,137,491
2Anchorage $46,398,595
3Seattle $19,819,439
4El Paso $3,198,556
5Baltimore $3,055,710
6Miami $31,070
7Philadelphia $29,435
8New York City $27,567
9Washington, D.C. $25,013
10Houston $17,190

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 15.01 percent compared to last year to $39.76 million.
  • Port of Juneau, Alaska fell 21.32 percent compared to last year to $12.97 million.
  • Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. fell 49.49 percent compared to last year to $6.13 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 28.44 percent compared to last year to $1.39 million.
  • Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. totaled $703,732. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 $13.29 million, 681.84 percent, (24.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $3.53 million, 21.42 percent, (21.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Italy decreased $1.72 million, 11.81 percent, (21.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $5.3 million, 43.68 percent, (11.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $1.57 million, 19.14 percent, (10.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.37 percent of all these Lead ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $54.49 million of the $60.97 million total.

All totaled, 99.96 percent of all these Lead ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $60.95 million of the $60.97 million total