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

Exports: Zinc waste, scrap

Zinc waste, scrap, the No. 868 export by value totaled $3.08 million for the month of October, $41.71 million through October of 2018, and $41.17 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$14.74 M
2Taiwan$8.32 M
3China$6.79 M
4Luxembourg$3.32 M
5Japan$2.24 M
6Italy$1.88 M
7United Kingdom$922,744
8Malaysia$814,742
9Belgium$691,831
10Sri Lanka$506,515
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $41.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $13,730,668
2Port of New York $7,341,451
3Port of Los Angeles $5,365,913
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,380,360
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,007,011
6Port of Houston $1,790,473
7Port of Virginia $1,603,369
8Port of Newark $1,298,368
9Port of Charleston $1,121,029
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $846,344

U.S. exports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 32.00 percent through October to $41.71 million

U.S. exports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 32.00 percent from $31.6 million to $41.71 million through the first 10 months of 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 868 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 905 for the last full year with a total value of $41.17 million, a $3.38 million, 8.95 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Luxembourg and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Luxembourg, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $14,742,413
2Taiwan $8,319,210
3China $6,792,200
4Luxembourg $3,318,551
5Japan $2,235,779
6Italy $1,877,924
7United Kingdom $922,744
8Malaysia $814,742
9Belgium $691,831
10Sri Lanka $506,515

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $3,070,535
2New York City $1,022,051
3Baltimore $958,704
4Atlanta/Savannah $848,835
5Norfolk $670,428
6Houston $461,128
7Charleston $157,045
8Philadelphia $130,777
9Seattle $119,265
10Detroit $101,280

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 65.16 percent compared to last year to $13.73 million.
  • Port of New York rose 54.31 percent compared to last year to $7.34 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.22 percent compared to last year to $5.37 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 220.53 percent compared to last year to $3.38 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 2.4 percent compared to last year to $3.01 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 $4.48 million, 43.68 percent, (35.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Taiwan increased $8.02 million, 2636.49 percent, (19.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $4.64 million, 40.59 percent, (16.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Luxembourg increased $928,537, 38.85 percent, (7.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $67,899, 3.13 percent, (5.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.88 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $35.41 million of the $41.71 million total.

All totaled, 78.69 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $32.83 million of the $41.71 million total