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

Exports: Zinc, unwrought

Zinc, unwrought, the No. 645 export by value totaled $8.67 million for the month of July, $88.43 million through July 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
1Mexico$31.62 M
2China$26.22 M
3Canada$24.57 M
4Malaysia$1.62 M
5Indonesia$969,375
6South Africa$922,423
7Venezuela$710,947
8India$372,531
9Australia$295,863
10Luxembourg$167,873
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $88.43 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $29,524,475
2Tecate Border Crossing, Calif. $19,009,783
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $13,828,347
4Port Laredo $5,729,314
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,837,844
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $4,741,177
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,615,009
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,927,322
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,845,143
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,410,505

U.S. exports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 0.42 percent through July to $88.43 million

U.S. exports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 0.42 percent from $88.81 million to $88.43 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 645 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 650 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 China 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $31,620,210
2China $26,222,348
3Canada $24,571,372
4Malaysia $1,615,625
5Indonesia $969,375
6South Africa $922,423
7Venezuela $710,947
8India $372,531
9Australia $295,863
10Luxembourg $167,873

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 138.16 percent compared to last year to $29.52 million.
  • Tecate Border Crossing, Calif. fell 19.81 percent compared to last year to $19.01 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 23.86 percent compared to last year to $13.83 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 73.36 percent compared to last year to $5.73 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 80.34 percent compared to last year to $4.84 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 Mexico decreased $21.81 million, 40.82 percent, (35.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $21.16 million, 418.04 percent, (29.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $3.11 million, 14.47 percent, (27.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia increased $1.61 million, 63507 percent, (1.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Indonesia increased $915,375, 1695.14 percent, (1.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.11 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $85 million of the $88.43 million total.

All totaled, 82.47 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $72.93 million of the $88.43 million total