Total Trade: $129.76 million
|1||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$61,633,749|
|2||Port of Long Beach||$20,815,617|
|3||Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif.||$20,725,535|
|4||Port of Houston||$13,450,877|
|5||Port of Los Angeles||$4,215,736|
|6||Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.||$2,523,962|
|8||Port of Eastport, Idaho||$1,787,607|
|9||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$258,027|
|10||Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.||$244,867|
U.S. exports of Lead, unwrought increased 159.57 percent through December to $129.76 million
U.S. exports of Lead, unwrought increased 159.57 percent from $49.99 million to $129.76 million in 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 683 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 865 for the last full year with a total value of $49.99 million, a $9.57 million, 23.67 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Canada. 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.
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Greece. 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.
|10||United Arab Emirates||$71,739|
January – December 2018
|2||SAN DIEGO, CA||$8,416,894|
|5||LOS ANGELES, CA||$1,484,612|
|6||GREAT FALLS, MT||$698,900|
|8||NEW YORK CITY, NY||$255,172|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 1282.05 percent compared to last year to $61.63 million.
- Port of Long Beach rose 219012 percent compared to last year to $20.82 million.
- Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 16 percent compared to last year to $20.73 million.
- Port of Houston rose 2.82 percent compared to last year to $13.45 million.
- Port of Los Angeles rose 6855.17 percent compared to last year to $4.22 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 increased $61.63 million, 89572 percent, (47.55 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.89 million, 14.16 percent, (18.15 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $22.34 million, 100000 percent, (17.22 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $5,141, 0.04 percent, (10.3 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $1.26 million, 32.24 percent, (4 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 97.21 percent of all these Lead, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $126.14 million of the $129.76 million total.
All totaled, 93.13 percent of all these Lead, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $120.84 million of the $129.76 million total