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

Exports: Lead, unwrought

Lead, unwrought, the No. 867 export by value totaled $3.64 million for the month of July, $27.1 million through July of 2019, and $129.76 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$13.65 M
2Belgium$5.23 M
3China$3.43 M
4Canada$1.13 M
5Turkey$1.11 M
6India$978,573
7South Korea$539,077
8Qatar$343,179
9Ecuador$249,548
10Japan$136,053
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $27.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $12,649,908
2Port of Houston $5,568,175
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $4,601,515
4Port Laredo $690,724
5Port of Eastport, Idaho $478,655
6Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. $426,351
7Port of Long Beach $413,468
8Port Miami $349,101
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $343,179
10Port of Virginia $308,836

U.S. exports of Lead, unwrought decreased 34.97 percent through July to $27.1 million

U.S. exports of Lead, unwrought decreased 34.97 percent from $41.67 million to $27.1 million through the first seven 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 867 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 806 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Eastport, Idaho.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $13,645,818
2Belgium $5,227,796
3China $3,432,815
4Canada $1,130,066
5Turkey $1,114,182
6India $978,573
7South Korea $539,077
8Qatar $343,179
9Ecuador $249,548
10Japan $136,053

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $28,116,268
2San Diego $4,955,262
3Los Angeles $4,910,599
4Houston $2,838,770
5Seattle $942,284
6Great Falls, Mont. $581,203
7Laredo $287,979
8New York City $127,586
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $112,996
10Philadelphia $62,690

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 8.86 percent compared to last year to $12.65 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 38.85 percent compared to last year to $5.57 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 13216 percent compared to last year to $4.6 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 44.12 percent compared to last year to $690,724.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 69.15 percent compared to last year to $478,655.

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 $556,467, 4.25 percent, (50.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $3.85 million, 42.38 percent, (19.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $3.36 million, 4829.66 percent, (12.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $2.18 million, 65.81 percent, (4.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Turkey increased $1.11 million, 0 percent, (4.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.61 percent of all these Lead, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $24.55 million of the $27.1 million total.

All totaled, 88.53 percent of all these Lead, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $23.99 million of the $27.1 million total