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

Imports: Lead waste, scrap

Lead waste, scrap, the No. 1145 import by value totaled $262,500 for the month of December, $5.71 million through December 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$1.96 M
2Suriname$1.27 M
3Canada$1.01 M
4Venezuela$470,473
5Cayman Islands$273,958
6Bolivia$125,770
7Bermuda$112,226
8Saint Maarten$104,675
9Bahamas$87,751
10The Netherlands$53,034
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $1,856,283
2Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,193,244
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $728,055
4Port Miami $365,912
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $349,092
6Port of New Orleans $239,793
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $199,175
8Port of Newark $160,748
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $122,151
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $108,582

U.S. imports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 38.61 percent through December to $5.71 million

U.S. imports of Lead waste, scrap decreased 38.61 percent from $9.31 million to $5.71 million in 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 1145 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1114 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,964,830
2Suriname $1,271,809
3Canada $1,008,818
4Venezuela $470,473
5Cayman Islands $273,958
6Bolivia $125,770
7Bermuda $112,226
8SINT MAARTEN $104,675
9Bahamas $87,751
10The Netherlands $53,034

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $489,336
2Laredo $285,169
3San Diego $153,260
4Seattle $92,022
5Detroit $87,541
6New Orleans $48,102
7New York City $20,355
8Pembina, N.D. $15,757
9Buffalo $11,396
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 64.08 percent compared to last year to $1.86 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 2.29 percent compared to last year to $1.19 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 5.34 percent compared to last year to $728,055.
  • Port Miami rose 116.6 percent compared to last year to $365,912.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 301.9 percent compared to last year to $349,092.

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 $78,757, 4.18 percent, (34.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Suriname increased $586,600, 85.61 percent, (22.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $235,695, 30.49 percent, (17.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Venezuela decreased $712,444, 60.23 percent, (8.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Cayman Islands increased $83,287, 43.68 percent, (4.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.33 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $4.99 million of the $5.71 million total.

All totaled, 78.63 percent of all these Lead waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.49 million of the $5.71 million total