Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Exports: Zinc plates, sheets

Zinc plates, sheets, the No. 957 export by value totaled $1.9 million for the month of March, $5.68 million through March of 2020, and $24.76 million for all of 2019, 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
1Mexico$3.31 M
2Italy$626,504
3China$327,066
4United Kingdom$312,373
5Japan$236,412
6India$230,106
7Canada$170,193
8United Arab Emirates$157,484
9Taiwan$134,963
10Slovenia$69,769
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass $2,656,491
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $826,586
3Port of Charleston $614,608
4Port Laredo $521,869
5Port of Virginia $290,492
6Port of Los Angeles $240,599
7Brownsville International Bridges $119,332
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $111,306
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $65,946
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $54,705

U.S. exports of Zinc plates, sheets decreased 1.98 percent through March to $5.68 million

U.S. exports of Zinc plates, sheets decreased 1.98 percent from $5.79 million to $5.68 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 957 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 961 for the last full year with a total value of $24.76 million, a $5.43 million, 17.99 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,307,224
2Italy $626,504
3China $327,066
4United Kingdom $312,373
5Japan $236,412
6India $230,106
7Canada $170,193
8United Arab Emirates $157,484
9Taiwan $134,963
10Slovenia $69,769

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $3,476,460
2SAVANNAH, GA $479,644
3LOS ANGELES, CA $364,930
4CLEVELAND, OH $88,704
5NORFOLK, VA $74,080
6PORTLAND, ME $41,726
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $40,382
8CHICAGO, IL $26,302
9ANCHORAGE, AK $8,986
10DETROIT, MI $8,088

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:

  • Eagle Pass fell 13.05 percent compared to last year to $2.66 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.3 percent compared to last year to $826,586.
  • Port of Charleston rose 189.86 percent compared to last year to $614,608.
  • Port Laredo rose 27.98 percent compared to last year to $521,869.
  • Port of Virginia totaled $290,492. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 Mexico decreased $197,684, 5.64 percent, (58.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy increased $126,524, 25.31 percent, (11.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $189,740, 138.17 percent, (5.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $31,320, 9.11 percent, (5.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $568,656, 70.63 percent, (4.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.69 percent of all these Zinc plates, sheets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $4.81 million of the $5.68 million total.

All totaled, 86.46 percent of all these Zinc plates, sheets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $4.91 million of the $5.68 million total