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

Exports: Zinc waste, scrap

Zinc waste, scrap, the No. 854 export by value totaled $4.37 million for the month of March, $12.18 million through March of 2019, and $49.11 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
1India$3.96 M
2Taiwan$3.12 M
3Hong Kong$1.73 M
4Italy$852,270
5Japan$850,108
6Malaysia$476,338
7Luxembourg$283,566
8United Kingdom$253,701
9Canada$183,421
10Belgium$181,675
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $12.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $3,380,880
2Port of New York $1,988,593
3Port of Los Angeles $1,720,625
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,216,252
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $828,102
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $754,845
7Port of Houston $658,202
8Port of Virginia $503,459
9Port of Newark $235,881
10Port of Chester, Penn. $158,470

U.S. exports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 5.68 percent through March to $12.18 million

U.S. exports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 5.68 percent from $11.53 million to $12.18 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 854 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 877 for the last full year with a total value of $49.11 million, a $7.94 million, 19.29 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Italy 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 Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Luxembourg. 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 Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $3,956,584
2Taiwan $3,120,794
3Hong Kong $1,731,580
4Italy $852,270
5Japan $850,108
6Malaysia $476,338
7Luxembourg $283,566
8United Kingdom $253,701
9Canada $183,421
10Belgium $181,675

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,376,337
2New York City $2,081,749
3Baltimore $1,745,264
4Houston $1,156,329
5Atlanta/Savannah $980,640
6Norfolk $973,751
7Charleston $365,532
8Seattle $353,864
9Detroit $304,694
10Philadelphia $221,676

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 Long Beach rose 58.06 percent compared to last year to $3.38 million.
  • Port of New York rose 8.36 percent compared to last year to $1.99 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 34.56 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. totaled $1.22 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 34.81 percent compared to last year to $828,102.

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 decreased $906,210, 18.64 percent, (32.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Taiwan increased $2.97 million, 1986.61 percent, (25.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong increased $1.73 million, 0 percent, (14.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $61,660, 7.8 percent, (7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $33,845, 4.15 percent, (6.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.29 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $10.51 million of the $12.18 million total.

All totaled, 74.99 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $9.13 million of the $12.18 million total