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

Imports: Zinc, unwrought

Zinc, unwrought, the No. 189 import by value totaled $154.19 million for the month of October, $1.87 billion through October of 2018, and $1.83 billion 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
1Canada$1.42 B
2Mexico$250.69 M
3Peru$119.96 M
4Spain$65.45 M
5India$9.68 M
6South Africa$5.4 M
7Belgium$1.77 M
8Poland$964,272
9China$347,086
10Taiwan$176,249
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.87 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. $489,645,531
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $182,403,756
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $143,102,941
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $142,228,044
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $122,082,484
6Port Laredo $117,657,520
7International Falls, Minn. $112,363,558
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $111,083,452
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $90,450,869
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $84,333,230

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought increased 26.28 percent through October to $1.87 billion

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought increased 26.28 percent from $1.48 billion to $1.87 billion 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 189 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 210 for the last full year with a total value of $1.83 billion, a $362.25 million, 24.70 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 India. 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boundary Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,415,129,858
2Mexico $250,685,980
3Peru $119,963,225
4Spain $65,450,769
5India $9,676,499
6South Africa $5,395,131
7Belgium $1,770,784
8Poland $964,272
9China $347,086
10Taiwan $176,249

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $114,331,709
2Detroit $50,399,242
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $37,794,496
4Laredo $32,491,535
5Buffalo $31,431,792
6Baltimore $29,006,710
7Pembina, N.D. $22,499,408
8Duluth, Minn. $22,278,586
9El Paso $19,124,297
10Houston $4,825,288

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:

  • Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. rose 23.16 percent compared to last year to $489.65 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 65.29 percent compared to last year to $182.4 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 89.89 percent compared to last year to $143.1 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 72.8 percent compared to last year to $142.23 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 12.77 percent compared to last year to $122.08 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 increased $444.77 million, 45.84 percent, (75.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $34.37 million, 15.89 percent, (13.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $12.11 million, 9.17 percent, (6.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $65.45 million, 0 percent, (3.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $12.04 million, 55.45 percent, (0.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.52 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.86 billion of the $1.87 billion total.

All totaled, 57.73 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.08 billion of the $1.87 billion total