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

Exports: Lead ores and concentrates

Lead ores and concentrates, the No. 379 export by value totaled $48.82 million for the month of August, $328.63 million through August 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
1South Korea$93.09 M
2Canada$81.98 M
3China$51.28 M
4Mexico$35.29 M
5Italy$25.97 M
6The Netherlands$22.64 M
7Japan$18.22 M
8Vietnam$48,690
9Dominican Republic$44,381
10United Arab Emirates$24,769
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $328.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $131,874,859
2Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $76,665,038
3Port of Juneau, Alaska $56,303,549
4Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. $27,130,551
5Port of Skagway, Alaska $14,876,224
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $13,719,852
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $6,570,401
8Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. $1,168,061
9Port of Los Angeles $156,255
10Port Miami $44,381

U.S. exports of Lead ores and concentrates decreased 24.56 percent through August to $328.63 million

U.S. exports of Lead ores and concentrates decreased 24.56 percent from $435.62 million to $328.63 million through the first eight 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 379 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 330 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 3 Port of Juneau, Alaska, No. 4 Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Skagway, Alaska.

In the last previous full 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $93,088,978
2Canada $81,979,434
3China $51,282,446
4Mexico $35,294,186
5Italy $25,968,801
6The Netherlands $22,640,805
7Japan $18,217,149
8Vietnam $48,690
9Dominican Republic $44,381
10United Arab Emirates $24,769

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 21.57 percent compared to last year to $131.87 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 40.61 percent compared to last year to $76.67 million.
  • Port of Juneau, Alaska fell 28.97 percent compared to last year to $56.3 million.
  • Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. fell 19.85 percent compared to last year to $27.13 million.
  • Port of Skagway, Alaska totaled $14.88 million. 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 South Korea increased $13.48 million, 16.94 percent, (28.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $12.1 million, 12.86 percent, (24.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $91.52 million, 64.09 percent, (15.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $12.43 million, 26.05 percent, (10.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Italy increased $11.42 million, 78.49 percent, (7.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.52 percent of all these Lead ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $287.61 million of the $328.63 million total.

All totaled, 93.37 percent of all these Lead ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $306.85 million of the $328.63 million total