Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 1150 import by value totaled $920,493 for the month of December, $5.26 million through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$1.72 M
2Canada$1.33 M
3Suriname$568,259
4Haiti$453,540
5Dominican Republic$388,078
6Venezuela$276,508
7Cayman Islands$184,842
8Bermuda$122,980
9Saint Maarten$70,156
10Bahamas$65,414
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U.S. imports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 7.88 percent through December 2019 to $5.26 million

U.S. imports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 7.88 percent from $5.71 million to $5.26 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1150 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1145 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Suriname, No. 4 Haiti and No. 5 Dominican Republic. 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full 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..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 32.49 percent to $1.25 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 21.23 percent to $939,881.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 7.22 percent to $675,493.
  • Port Miami rose 78.54 percent to $653,316.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 113.38 percent to $425,006.

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 $242,566, 12.35 percent, (32.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $323,395, 32.06 percent, (25.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Suriname decreased $703,550, 55.32 percent, (10.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Haiti increased $453,540, 0 percent, (8.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Dominican Republic increased $388,078, 0 percent, (7.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.82 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $4.46 million of the $5.26 million total.

All totaled, 74.99 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $3.95 million of the $5.26 million total.