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

Exports: Zinc, unwrought

Zinc, unwrought, the No. 763 export by value totaled $5.64 million for the month of February, $12.98 million through February of 2020, and $136.56 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$6.81 M
2Canada$5.46 M
3India$415,264
4Australia$61,875
5Vietnam$54,780
6Chile$50,807
7Guatemala$33,528
8Belgium$27,610
9Czech Republic$25,000
10Spain$9,022
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U.S. exports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 72.59 percent through February to $12.98 million

U.S. exports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 72.59 percent from $47.36 million to $12.98 million through the first two 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 763 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 484 for the last full year with a total value of $136.56 million, a $34.33 million, 20.09 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Tecate Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full 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 Tecate Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $6,811,076
2Canada $5,458,073
3India $415,264
4Australia $61,875
5Vietnam $54,780
6Chile $50,807
7Guatemala $33,528
8Belgium $27,610
9Czech Republic $25,000
10Spain $9,022

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $12,118,284
2SAN DIEGO, CA $5,890,324
3BUFFALO, NY $4,161,780
4DETROIT, MI $1,465,412
5EL PASO, TX $369,182
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $265,462
7OGDENSBURG, NY $234,474
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $107,448
9NORFOLK, VA $103,780
10LOS ANGELES, CA $58,046

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Tecate Border Crossing, Calif. fell 34.36 percent compared to last year to $3.17 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 39.91 percent compared to last year to $3.07 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 43.91 percent compared to last year to $1.63 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 25.45 percent compared to last year to $1.49 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.42 percent compared to last year to $982,815.

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 $2.66 million, 28.12 percent, (52.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.18 million, 28.51 percent, (42.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $408,875, 6399.67 percent, (3.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $9,425, 13.22 percent, (0.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Vietnam increased $54,780, 0 percent, (0.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.61 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $12.8 million of the $12.98 million total.

All totaled, 79.64 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $10.34 million of the $12.98 million total