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

Exports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 778 export by value totaled $5.41 million for the month of October, $70.14 million through October of 2018, and $80.61 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
1India$18.35 M
2Ecuador$18.19 M
3South Korea$15.2 M
4Canada$7.71 M
5United Arab Emirates$7.47 M
6Pakistan$1.38 M
7China$342,244
8Brazil$303,577
9Mexico$221,157
10Belgium$171,500
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $70.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $23,304,458
2Port of New York $10,493,588
3Port of Long Beach $6,370,788
4Port of Houston $3,465,439
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,102,291
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,726,860
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,798,278
8Port of Charleston $1,742,546
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,663,683
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,466,270

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap increased 10.99 percent through October to $70.14 million

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap increased 10.99 percent from $63.19 million to $70.14 million through the first 10 months of 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 778 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 786 for the last full year with a total value of $80.61 million, a $24.98 million, 44.92 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Ecuador, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 India, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $18,354,682
2Ecuador $18,188,703
3South Korea $15,197,088
4Canada $7,712,205
5United Arab Emirates $7,466,913
6Pakistan $1,375,500
7China $342,244
8Brazil $303,577
9Mexico $221,157
10Belgium $171,500

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $5,436,030
2New York City $2,562,310
3San Juan $757,234
4Houston $705,415
5Baltimore $692,865
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $600,308
7Atlanta/Savannah $594,224
8Buffalo $499,362
9Seattle $427,614
10Miami $401,366

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12 percent compared to last year to $23.3 million.
  • Port of New York rose 15.32 percent compared to last year to $10.49 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 78.67 percent compared to last year to $6.37 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 17.99 percent compared to last year to $3.47 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 28.52 percent compared to last year to $3.1 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 India increased $8.18 million, 80.43 percent, (26.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ecuador decreased $328,416, 1.77 percent, (25.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $2.87 million, 15.88 percent, (21.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $2.3 million, 42.44 percent, (11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $282,851, 3.65 percent, (10.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.41 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $66.92 million of the $70.14 million total.

All totaled, 66.63 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $46.74 million of the $70.14 million total