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

Imports: Zinc, unwrought

Zinc, unwrought, the No. 200 import by value totaled $185.46 million for the month of March, $475.96 million through March of 2019, and $2.17 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$362.01 M
2Mexico$77.27 M
3Peru$31.13 M
4Brazil$5.32 M
5China$89,397
6Japan$55,968
7Austria$28,845
8Taiwan$20,550
9Finland$17,220
10Singapore$5,823
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $475.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. $124,565,180
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $58,606,506
3Port Laredo $50,831,850
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $44,980,359
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $36,601,920
6International Falls, Minn. $29,435,873
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $25,189,038
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $22,848,767
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $22,804,809
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $12,955,294

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 15.03 percent through March to $475.96 million

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 15.03 percent from $560.16 million to $475.96 million through the first three 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 200 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 182 for the last full year with a total value of $2.17 billion, a $337.71 million, 18.47 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boundary Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 India and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boundary Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $362,007,141
2Mexico $77,274,413
3Peru $31,128,554
4Brazil $5,321,256
5China $89,397
6Japan $55,968
7Austria $28,845
8Taiwan $20,550
9Finland $17,220
10Singapore $5,823

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $204,700,470
2Detroit $98,008,996
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $60,688,394
4Laredo $56,107,169
5Buffalo $53,053,185
6Duluth, Minn. $48,642,612
7Pembina, N.D. $43,598,407
8Baltimore $40,345,423
9El Paso $38,614,412
10Charleston $8,957,186

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. fell 25.79 percent compared to last year to $124.57 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 34.94 percent compared to last year to $58.61 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 85.21 percent compared to last year to $50.83 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 0.7 percent compared to last year to $44.98 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 24.19 percent compared to last year to $36.6 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 $81.01 million, 18.29 percent, (76.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $11.66 million, 17.78 percent, (16.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $9.57 million, 23.51 percent, (6.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $5.32 million, 0 percent, (1.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $28,222, 23.99 percent, (0.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.97 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $475.82 million of the $475.96 million total.

All totaled, 66.31 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $315.59 million of the $475.96 million total