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

Exports: Zinc waste, scrap

Zinc waste, scrap, the No. 871 export by value totaled $4.48 million for the month of December, $49.11 million through December 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$17.94 M
2Taiwan$10.12 M
3China$6.81 M
4Luxembourg$3.57 M
5Japan$2.71 M
6Italy$2.55 M
7United Kingdom$1.17 M
8Malaysia$1.15 M
9Belgium$845,785
10Sri Lanka$506,515
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $49.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $15,785,099
2Port of New York $8,232,249
3Port of Los Angeles $6,614,563
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,793,571
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,512,165
6Port of Houston $2,485,674
7Port of Virginia $1,906,692
8Port of Newark $1,467,268
9Port of Charleston $1,329,516
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $974,140

U.S. exports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 19.29 percent through December to $49.11 million

U.S. exports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 19.29 percent from $41.17 million to $49.11 million in 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 871 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 896 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 December 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 Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Luxembourg 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $17,943,273
2Taiwan $10,122,691
3China $6,805,274
4Luxembourg $3,565,534
5Japan $2,710,281
6Italy $2,545,621
7United Kingdom $1,174,610
8Malaysia $1,150,930
9Belgium $845,785
10Sri Lanka $506,515

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $10,550,684
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $3,365,006
3BALTIMORE, MD $2,612,228
4SAVANNAH, GA $1,846,960
5HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $1,820,476
6NORFOLK, VA $1,394,932
7CHARLESTON, SC $616,726
8SEATTLE, WA $516,674
9DETROIT, MI $505,774
10PHILADELPHIA, PA $337,274

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 61.14 percent compared to last year to $15.79 million.
  • Port of New York rose 35.75 percent compared to last year to $8.23 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 29.41 percent compared to last year to $6.61 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 7.91 percent compared to last year to $3.79 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 164.9 percent compared to last year to $3.51 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 $4.14 million, 29.99 percent, (36.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Taiwan increased $9.67 million, 2159.55 percent, (20.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $6.81 million, 50 percent, (13.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Luxembourg increased $518,543, 17.02 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $777,523, 22.29 percent, (5.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.78 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $41.15 million of the $49.11 million total.

All totaled, 77.25 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $37.94 million of the $49.11 million total