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

Exports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 802 export by value totaled $5.88 million for the month of March, $16.43 million through March of 2019, and $80.19 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
1India$6.9 M
2Ecuador$3.23 M
3Canada$2.54 M
4United Arab Emirates$2.28 M
5South Korea$643,347
6Germany$441,232
7Malaysia$179,439
8Belgium$78,800
9Pakistan$63,548
10Mexico$48,110
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $16.43 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $3,151,382
2Port of New York $2,806,685
3Port of Los Angeles $1,508,988
4Port of Houston $1,032,091
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,002,053
6Port of Newark $642,462
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $634,500
8Port of Virginia $626,131
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $580,249
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $540,992

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 27.95 percent through March to $16.43 million

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 27.95 percent from $22.81 million to $16.43 million through the first three 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 802 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 750 for the last full year with a total value of $80.19 million, a $414,973, 0.51 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Ecuador, 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 Houston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $6,898,854
2Ecuador $3,226,058
3Canada $2,536,200
4United Arab Emirates $2,278,747
5South Korea $643,347
6Germany $441,232
7Malaysia $179,439
8Belgium $78,800
9Pakistan $63,548
10Mexico $48,110

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $9,078,078
2New York City $4,438,973
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,493,721
4Detroit $1,303,852
5Houston $1,161,455
6Atlanta/Savannah $859,108
7Baltimore $794,339
8San Juan $757,234
9Seattle $664,563
10Miami $643,536

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 6.53 percent compared to last year to $3.15 million.
  • Port of New York fell 21.78 percent compared to last year to $2.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 74.77 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 7.84 percent compared to last year to $1.03 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 85.9 percent compared to last year to $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 $1.53 million, 28.45 percent, (41.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ecuador decreased $1.47 million, 31.35 percent, (19.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $51,632, 2 percent, (15.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates decreased $1.08 million, 32.11 percent, (13.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $4.35 million, 87.11 percent, (3.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.84 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $15.58 million of the $16.43 million total.

All totaled, 57.82 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $9.5 million of the $16.43 million total