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

Imports: Lead, unwrought

Lead, unwrought, the No. 338 import by value totaled $60.76 million for the month of July, $591.2 million through July 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$303.43 M
2Mexico$102.82 M
3South Korea$90.69 M
4Ecuador$27.69 M
5Kazakhstan$20.98 M
6Brazil$8.01 M
7Argentina$7.62 M
8India$7.43 M
9Russia$5.52 M
10Israel$3.47 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $591.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $147,131,070
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $117,691,832
3Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. $68,828,544
4Port Laredo $63,450,937
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $35,704,120
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $27,055,918
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $22,851,218
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $22,845,033
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $12,167,291
10Port of Chester, Penn. $11,098,413

U.S. imports of Lead, unwrought decreased 28.11 percent through July to $591.2 million

U.S. imports of Lead, unwrought decreased 28.11 percent from $822.35 million to $591.2 million through the first seven 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 338 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 260 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, 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, 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $303,429,423
2Mexico $102,818,831
3South Korea $90,693,543
4Ecuador $27,686,346
5Kazakhstan $20,977,445
6Brazil $8,007,263
7Argentina $7,624,051
8India $7,426,391
9Russia $5,518,413
10Israel $3,468,872

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 48.51 percent compared to last year to $147.13 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 4.21 percent compared to last year to $117.69 million.
  • Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. fell 11.68 percent compared to last year to $68.83 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 25.55 percent compared to last year to $63.45 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 48.26 percent compared to last year to $35.7 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 $34.28 million, 10.15 percent, (51.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $28.88 million, 21.93 percent, (17.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $78.91 million, 46.53 percent, (15.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ecuador increased $10.6 million, 62.01 percent, (4.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Kazakhstan increased $13.76 million, 190.51 percent, (3.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.29 percent of all these Lead, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $545.61 million of the $591.2 million total.

All totaled, 73.21 percent of all these Lead, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $432.81 million of the $591.2 million total