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

Exports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 771 export by value totaled $7.03 million for the month of April, $25.61 million through April of 2020, and $62.47 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
1India$13.94 M
2Ecuador$4.87 M
3United Arab Emirates$4.41 M
4South Korea$1.39 M
5Canada$558,256
6Malaysia$99,639
7Pakistan$94,323
8Ghana$84,000
9Thailand$82,330
10Taiwan$69,000
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.58 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $4,919,651
2Port of New York $4,474,474
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,437,820
4Port Miami $1,077,305
5Port of Los Angeles $1,003,458
6Port of Newark $914,532
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $717,852
8Port of Houston $667,537
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $485,612
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $432,218

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap increased 13.09 percent through March to $18.58 million

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap increased 13.09 percent from $16.43 million to $18.58 million through the first three 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 771 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 802 for the last full year with a total value of $62.47 million, a $17.72 million, 22.09 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 South Korea. 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 Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $9,338,426
2Ecuador $3,852,944
3United Arab Emirates $3,646,571
4South Korea $1,089,791
5Canada $444,699
6Pakistan $94,323
7Malaysia $68,476
8Ghana $44,000
9St Lucia $3,870
10Taiwan $0

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $5,000,670
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $2,557,090
3SAVANNAH, GA $1,140,478
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $1,076,536
5NORFOLK, VA $666,636
6SEATTLE, WA $355,080
7SAN FRANCISCO, CA $333,642
8MIAMI, FL $272,628
9BALTIMORE, MD $194,780
10CHARLESTON, SC $181,912

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 56.11 percent compared to last year to $4.92 million.
  • Port of New York rose 59.42 percent compared to last year to $4.47 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 147.79 percent compared to last year to $1.44 million.
  • Port Miami rose 127.8 percent compared to last year to $1.08 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 33.5 percent compared to last year to $1 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 $2.44 million, 35.36 percent, (50.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ecuador increased $626,886, 19.43 percent, (20.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $1.37 million, 60.03 percent, (19.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $446,444, 69.39 percent, (5.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $2.09 million, 82.47 percent, (2.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.87 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $18.37 million of the $18.58 million total.

All totaled, 69.49 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $12.91 million of the $18.58 million total