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

Exports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 820 export by value totaled $5.76 million for the month of August, $41.77 million through August of 2019, and $80.19 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$17.96 M
2Ecuador$8.95 M
3United Arab Emirates$7.38 M
4Canada$4.58 M
5South Korea$1.09 M
6Germany$552,000
7Malaysia$411,892
8Mexico$220,180
9Taiwan$196,801
10Thailand$145,535
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $41.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $8,083,065
2Port of Long Beach $7,599,766
3Port of Los Angeles $6,016,158
4Port of Houston $2,868,761
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,901,732
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,710,520
7Port of Charleston $1,293,762
8Port of Virginia $1,232,619
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,115,601
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,105,510

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 30.47 percent through August to $41.77 million

U.S. exports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 30.47 percent from $60.07 million to $41.77 million through the first eight 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 820 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 768 for the last full year with a total value of $80.19 million, a $414,973, 0.51 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $17,955,859
2Ecuador $8,945,241
3United Arab Emirates $7,384,642
4Canada $4,578,765
5South Korea $1,087,826
6Germany $552,000
7Malaysia $411,892
8Mexico $220,180
9Taiwan $196,801
10Thailand $145,535

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $9,078,078
2New York City $4,438,973
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,493,721
4Detroit $1,303,852
5Houston $1,161,455
6Atlanta/Savannah $859,108
7Baltimore $794,339
8San Juan $757,234
9Seattle $664,563
10Miami $643,536

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York fell 11.71 percent compared to last year to $8.08 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 50.5 percent compared to last year to $7.6 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 70.91 percent compared to last year to $6.02 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 9.1 percent compared to last year to $2.87 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 20.16 percent compared to last year to $1.9 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 $2.28 million, 14.57 percent, (42.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ecuador decreased $6.62 million, 42.52 percent, (21.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $1.22 million, 19.73 percent, (17.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $1.39 million, 23.34 percent, (10.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $12.61 million, 92.06 percent, (2.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.65 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $39.95 million of the $41.77 million total.

All totaled, 63.37 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $26.47 million of the $41.77 million total