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

Exports: Lead, unwrought

Lead, unwrought, the No. 683 export by value totaled $9.25 million for the month of December, $129.76 million through December of 2018, and $49.99 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$61.7 M
2Mexico$23.55 M
3South Korea$22.35 M
4Belgium$13.36 M
5Canada$5.19 M
6Japan$2.75 M
7India$218,488
8Ecuador$190,561
9Brazil$81,938
10United Arab Emirates$71,739
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $129.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $61,633,749
2Port of Long Beach $20,815,617
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $20,725,535
4Port of Houston $13,450,877
5Port of Los Angeles $4,215,736
6Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. $2,523,962
7Port Laredo $2,306,122
8Port of Eastport, Idaho $1,787,607
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $258,027
10Sweetgrass 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.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $61,696,223
2Mexico $23,551,183
3South Korea $22,349,882
4Belgium $13,359,548
5Canada $5,185,172
6Japan $2,750,597
7India $218,488
8Ecuador $190,561
9Brazil $81,938
10United Arab Emirates $71,739

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1BALTIMORE, MD $13,482,754
2SAN DIEGO, CA $8,416,894
3HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $4,054,358
4SEATTLE, WA $1,649,674
5LOS ANGELES, CA $1,484,612
6GREAT FALLS, MT $698,900
7LAREDO, TX $339,604
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $255,172
9OGDENSBURG, NY $225,992
10PHILADELPHIA, PA $125,380

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