Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Lead, unwrought

Lead, unwrought, the No. 321 import by value totaled $78.06 million for the month of March, $263.88 million through March of 2019, and $1.29 billion for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$142.5 M
2South Korea$49.68 M
3Mexico$46.75 M
4Ecuador$10.91 M
5Brazil$3.85 M
6Argentina$2.92 M
7Peru$1.96 M
8Thailand$1.79 M
9Israel$1.19 M
10Kazakhstan$1.04 M
Data loading...

U.S. imports of Lead, unwrought decreased 36.83 percent through March to $263.88 million

U.S. imports of Lead, unwrought decreased 36.83 percent from $417.76 million to $263.88 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 321 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 219 for the last full year with a total value of $1.29 billion, a $196.33 million, 13.22 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ecuador 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 Port Huron Blue Water 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 Port Laredo, No. 4 Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $142,504,918
2South Korea $49,682,825
3Mexico $46,746,891
4Ecuador $10,912,237
5Brazil $3,850,249
6Argentina $2,916,600
7Peru $1,960,364
8Thailand $1,785,257
9Israel $1,194,828
10Kazakhstan $1,042,826

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $139,887,312
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $78,719,099
3Seattle $54,336,128
4Laredo $42,864,472
5Detroit $37,827,492
6Buffalo $16,771,163
7New Orleans $13,867,562
8Philadelphia $12,608,368
9Los Angeles $8,387,913
10Pembina, N.D. $5,180,481

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 Baltimore, Md. fell 67.65 percent compared to last year to $60.24 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 3.89 percent compared to last year to $51.19 million.
  • Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. fell 21.3 percent compared to last year to $33.15 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 5.45 percent compared to last year to $28.84 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 121.18 percent compared to last year to $19.85 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 $9.57 million, 6.3 percent, (54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $64.6 million, 56.53 percent, (18.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $5.74 million, 10.94 percent, (17.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ecuador increased $800,275, 7.91 percent, (4.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $10.14 million, 72.47 percent, (1.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.14 percent of all these Lead, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $253.7 million of the $263.88 million total.

All totaled, 73.24 percent of all these Lead, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $193.27 million of the $263.88 million total