Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Lead, unwrought

Lead, unwrought, the No. 329 import by value totaled $83.44 million for the month of December, $1.03 billion through December 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

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Top Sources

RankCountry2019
1Canada$523.6 M
2South Korea$169.05 M
3Mexico$168.53 M
4Ecuador$42.66 M
5Kazakhstan$36.32 M
6Brazil$21.49 M
7Russia$12.57 M
8Argentina$12.39 M
9India$9.59 M
10Peru$6.92 M
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U.S. imports of Lead, unwrought decreased 20.25 percent through December 2019 to $1.03 billion

U.S. imports of Lead, unwrought decreased 20.25 percent from $1.29 billion to $1.03 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 329 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 283 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ecuador and No. 5 Kazakhstan. 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, 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..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 33.28 percent to $270.04 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 6.48 percent to $200.49 million.
  • Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. fell 3.53 percent to $109.2 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 36.24 percent to $85.77 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 1.72 percent to $50.64 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 $39.85 million, 7.07 percent, (50.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $102.03 million, 37.64 percent, (16.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $37.23 million, 18.09 percent, (16.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ecuador increased $15.69 million, 58.16 percent, (4.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Kazakhstan increased $24.03 million, 195.52 percent, (3.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.49 percent of all these Lead, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $940.16 million of the $1.03 billion total.

All totaled, 69.69 percent of all these Lead, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $716.14 million of the $1.03 billion total.