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

Imports: Lead, unwrought

Lead, unwrought, the No. 280 import by value totaled $77.18 million for the month of October, $1.12 billion through October of 2018, and $1.48 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$473.99 M
2South Korea$240.54 M
3Mexico$181.69 M
4India$57.3 M
5Brazil$31.79 M
6Ecuador$22.07 M
7Russia$17.25 M
8Thailand$16.97 M
9Argentina$16.15 M
10Kazakhstan$12.29 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.12 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $366,058,803
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $179,651,954
3Port Laredo $118,275,850
4Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. $94,637,511
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $46,084,347
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $41,901,309
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $37,821,501
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $37,305,546
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $34,346,064
10Port of New Orleans $22,414,183

U.S. imports of Lead, unwrought decreased 12.31 percent through October to $1.12 billion

U.S. imports of Lead, unwrought decreased 12.31 percent from $1.28 billion to $1.12 billion 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 280 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 227 for the last full year with a total value of $1.48 billion, a $434.23 million, 41.33 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Boundary Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $473,987,528
2South Korea $240,535,215
3Mexico $181,686,224
4India $57,301,955
5Brazil $31,793,729
6Ecuador $22,070,141
7Russia $17,254,928
8Thailand $16,968,721
9Argentina $16,146,377
10Kazakhstan $12,290,970

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $101,213,164
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $36,434,922
3Seattle $35,112,865
4Detroit $20,487,470
5Laredo $19,505,117
6New Orleans $10,677,153
7Buffalo $9,874,772
8Los Angeles $4,931,078
9Philadelphia $4,814,431
10Pembina, N.D. $2,550,896

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 Baltimore, Md. fell 23.38 percent compared to last year to $366.06 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 6.18 percent compared to last year to $179.65 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 43.61 percent compared to last year to $118.28 million.
  • Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. fell 30.46 percent compared to last year to $94.64 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 24.49 percent compared to last year to $46.08 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. imports from No. 1 Canada decreased $27.99 million, 5.58 percent, (42.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $40.89 million, 14.53 percent, (21.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $18.77 million, 11.52 percent, (16.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $59.13 million, 50.79 percent, (5.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $7.5 million, 19.09 percent, (2.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.96 percent of all these Lead, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $985.3 million of the $1.12 billion total.

All totaled, 71.84 percent of all these Lead, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $804.71 million of the $1.12 billion total