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

Imports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 1144 import by value totaled $579,978 for the month of October, $4.8 million through October of 2018, and $9.31 million 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
1Mexico$1.72 M
2Suriname$992,768
3Canada$807,354
4Venezuela$380,167
5Cayman Islands$224,593
6Bolivia$125,770
7Bermuda$91,114
8Bahamas$87,751
9Saint Maarten$86,871
10Guyana$50,831
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U.S. imports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 43.85 percent through October to $4.8 million

U.S. imports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 43.85 percent from $8.54 million to $4.8 million 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 1144 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1105 for the last full year with a total value of $9.31 million, a $1.6 million, 20.82 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Suriname, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Venezuela and No. 5 Cayman Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Suriname. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,721,801
2Suriname $992,768
3Canada $807,354
4Venezuela $380,167
5Cayman Islands $224,593
6Bolivia $125,770
7Bermuda $91,114
8Bahamas $87,751
9Saint Maarten $86,871
10Guyana $50,831

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $412,491
2Laredo $212,434
3San Diego $124,571
4Seattle $92,022
5Detroit $33,184
6New Orleans $31,075
7Pembina, N.D. $15,757
8New York City $10,323
9Buffalo $8,581

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 Everglades, Fla. fell 70.84 percent compared to last year to $1.45 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 8.68 percent compared to last year to $1.04 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 18.37 percent compared to last year to $646,301.
  • Port Miami rose 167.21 percent compared to last year to $365,912.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 391.35 percent compared to last year to $258,503.

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 Mexico increased $192,765, 12.61 percent, (35.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Suriname increased $444,254, 80.99 percent, (20.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $147,132, 22.29 percent, (16.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Venezuela decreased $802,750, 67.86 percent, (7.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Cayman Islands increased $67,609, 43.07 percent, (4.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.05 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.13 million of the $4.8 million total.

All totaled, 78.3 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.76 million of the $4.8 million total