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

Exports: Zinc, unwrought

Zinc, unwrought, the No. 559 export by value totaled $7.96 million for the month of March, $55.32 million through March of 2019, and $170.89 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
1China$26.21 M
2Mexico$13.83 M
3Canada$10.86 M
4Malaysia$1.62 M
5Indonesia$969,375
6South Africa$922,423
7Venezuela$229,131
8Luxembourg$110,968
9Israel$83,400
10Australia$71,300
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $55.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $29,022,429
2Tecate Border Crossing, Calif. $7,761,353
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,340,410
4Port Laredo $3,408,341
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,872,900
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,565,811
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,463,507
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $922,423
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $866,798
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $689,390

U.S. exports of Zinc, unwrought increased 79.43 percent through March to $55.32 million

U.S. exports of Zinc, unwrought increased 79.43 percent from $30.83 million to $55.32 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 559 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 684 for the last full year with a total value of $170.89 million, a $54.01 million, 24.02 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Tecate Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Venezuela. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Tecate Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $26,208,423
2Mexico $13,831,445
3Canada $10,860,562
4Malaysia $1,615,625
5Indonesia $969,375
6South Africa $922,423
7Venezuela $229,131
8Luxembourg $110,968
9Israel $83,400
10Australia $71,300

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $23,593,402
2Laredo $14,887,454
3San Diego $14,561,718
4Buffalo $3,607,931
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,880,155
6Detroit $1,684,168
7El Paso $656,568
8Atlanta/Savannah $238,766
9New York City $226,709
10Los Angeles $166,074

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 New Orleans rose 416.3 percent compared to last year to $29.02 million.
  • Tecate Border Crossing, Calif. fell 27.95 percent compared to last year to $7.76 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 67.13 percent compared to last year to $6.34 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 63.71 percent compared to last year to $3.41 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 36.05 percent compared to last year to $1.87 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 $21.17 million, 419.91 percent, (47.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.55 million, 15.56 percent, (25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $2.8 million, 34.68 percent, (19.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia increased $1.62 million, 0 percent, (2.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Indonesia increased $969,375, 0 percent, (1.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.69 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $53.49 million of the $55.32 million total.

All totaled, 87.51 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $48.41 million of the $55.32 million total