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

Exports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 783 export by value totaled $4.46 million for the month of December, $80.19 million through December 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$21.09 M
2Ecuador$20.24 M
3South Korea$17.09 M
4Canada$9.79 M
5United Arab Emirates$8.64 M
6Pakistan$1.38 M
7China$342,244
8Brazil$303,577
9Mexico$238,913
10Belgium$171,500
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $80.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $26,701,166
2Port of New York $12,134,571
3Port of Long Beach $6,616,128
4Port of Houston $3,921,479
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,203,765
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,991,744
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,501,983
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,281,815
9Port of Charleston $2,133,541
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,739,404

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 0.51 percent through December to $80.19 million

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 0.51 percent from $80.61 million to $80.19 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 783 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 782 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $21,092,655
2Ecuador $20,235,046
3South Korea $17,085,206
4Canada $9,787,763
5United Arab Emirates $8,641,403
6Pakistan $1,375,500
7China $342,244
8Brazil $303,577
9Mexico $238,913
10Belgium $171,500

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $13,355,040
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $7,023,914
3OGDENSBURG, NY $2,285,748
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $1,714,380
5SAVANNAH, GA $1,595,154
6SAN JUAN, PR $1,514,468
7BALTIMORE, MD $1,452,152
8DETROIT, MI $1,397,628
9SEATTLE, WA $1,301,126
10BUFFALO, NY $1,051,032

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.52 percent compared to last year to $26.7 million.
  • Port of New York fell 1.64 percent compared to last year to $12.13 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 24.96 percent compared to last year to $6.62 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 2.51 percent compared to last year to $3.92 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 0.73 percent compared to last year to $3.2 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 $6.85 million, 48.11 percent, (26.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ecuador decreased $4.22 million, 17.24 percent, (25.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $5.49 million, 24.31 percent, (21.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $3.26 million, 49.9 percent, (12.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $245,285, 2.76 percent, (10.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.82 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $76.84 million of the $80.19 million total.

All totaled, 65.57 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $52.58 million of the $80.19 million total