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

Imports: Zinc ores and concentrates

Zinc ores and concentrates, the No. 1224 import by value totaled $0 for the month of August, $6,735 through August of 2019, and $14,612 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$6,735
2Italy$0
3Panama$0
4Belgium$0
5Mexico$0
6El Salvador$0
7Spain$0
8Brazil$0
9Australia$0
10Japan$0
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6,735

RankPortTotal YTD
1Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $6,735
2Port of Tacoma, Wash. $0

U.S. imports of Zinc ores and concentrates decreased 53.91 percent through August to $6,735

U.S. imports of Zinc ores and concentrates decreased 53.91 percent from $14,612 to $6,735 through the first eight 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 1224 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1223 for the last full year with a total value of $14,612, a $14.89 million, 99.90 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Canada and No. 2 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port of Juneau, Alaska and No. 5 Port of Skagway, Alaska.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 China and No. 2 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port of Juneau, Alaska and No. 5 Port of Skagway, Alaska.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,735
2China $0

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland/Columbia-Snake River $8,341
2Pembina, N.D. $6,271

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 7.4 percent compared to last year to $6,735.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.
  • Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Juneau, Alaska totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Skagway, Alaska totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $464, 7.4 percent, (100 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $8,341, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Zinc ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $6,735 of the $6,735 total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Zinc ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $6,735 of the $6,735 total