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

Imports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 1155 import by value totaled $489,017 for the month of July, $2.51 million through July of 2019, and $5.71 million 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
1Mexico$867,146
2Suriname$568,259
3Canada$432,069
4Venezuela$207,793
5Dominican Republic$180,317
6Cayman Islands$91,419
7Bermuda$62,688
8Bahamas$31,150
9Saint Maarten$25,471
10The Netherlands$25,141
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U.S. imports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 24.06 percent through July to $2.51 million

U.S. imports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 24.06 percent from $3.3 million to $2.51 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 1155 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1143 for the last full year with a total value of $5.71 million, a $3.59 million, 38.61 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Suriname, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Venezuela and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Suriname, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Cayman Islands and No. 5 Bolivia. 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $867,146
2Suriname $568,259
3Canada $432,069
4Venezuela $207,793
5Dominican Republic $180,317
6Cayman Islands $91,419
7Bermuda $62,688
8Bahamas $31,150
9Saint Maarten $25,471
10The Netherlands $25,141

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $823,946
2Laredo $368,193
3San Diego $206,325
4Detroit $172,311
5Seattle $106,597
6New Orleans $71,804
7Pembina, N.D. $44,620
8New York City $31,435
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $16,084
10Buffalo $11,396

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 Everglades, Fla. fell 34.82 percent compared to last year to $693,139.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 30.98 percent compared to last year to $518,277.
  • Port Miami rose 153.2 percent compared to last year to $354,461.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 22.86 percent compared to last year to $331,684.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.86 percent compared to last year to $194,577.

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 decreased $342,255, 28.3 percent, (34.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Suriname decreased $130,911, 18.72 percent, (22.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $171,209, 28.38 percent, (17.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Venezuela increased $117,852, 131.03 percent, (8.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Dominican Republic increased $180,317, 0 percent, (7.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.03 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.26 million of the $2.51 million total.

All totaled, 83.5 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $2.09 million of the $2.51 million total