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

Exports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 823 export by value totaled $3.46 million for the month of July, $36.01 million through July 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$15.37 M
2Ecuador$7.72 M
3United Arab Emirates$6.07 M
4Canada$4.43 M
5South Korea$877,367
6Germany$552,000
7Malaysia$411,892
8Mexico$190,598
9Thailand$145,535
10Belgium$95,800
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $36.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $6,312,227
2Port of New York $6,287,178
3Port of Los Angeles $5,175,363
4Port of Houston $2,580,950
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,898,287
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,457,500
7Port of Virginia $1,190,702
8Port of Charleston $1,175,840
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,100,665
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $915,142

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 31.89 percent through July to $36.01 million

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 31.89 percent from $52.87 million to $36.01 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 823 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 762 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Canada 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 Ecuador, No. 3 South Korea, 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $15,366,693
2Ecuador $7,716,174
3United Arab Emirates $6,069,942
4Canada $4,427,500
5South Korea $877,367
6Germany $552,000
7Malaysia $411,892
8Mexico $190,598
9Thailand $145,535
10Belgium $95,800

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 37.49 percent compared to last year to $6.31 million.
  • Port of New York fell 21.19 percent compared to last year to $6.29 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 71 percent compared to last year to $5.18 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 0.81 percent compared to last year to $2.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 27.81 percent compared to last year to $1.9 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 $1.33 million, 9.5 percent, (42.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ecuador decreased $5.87 million, 43.19 percent, (21.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $531,948, 9.61 percent, (16.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $674,079, 13.21 percent, (12.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $10.9 million, 92.55 percent, (2.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.69 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $34.46 million of the $36.01 million total.

All totaled, 61.8 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $22.25 million of the $36.01 million total