Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Zinc plates, sheets

Zinc plates, sheets, the No. 1108 import by value totaled $978,769 for the month of March, $2.09 million through March of 2020, and $12.71 million for all of 2019, 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
1Germany$728,259
2France$563,855
3Japan$545,359
4South Korea$64,097
5Singapore$53,878
6Honduras$53,220
7India$46,465
8Mexico$23,158
9Canada$10,805
10Jamaica$0
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $696,245
2Port of Chester, Penn. $349,795
3Port of Boston $335,540
4Port of Newark $298,389
5Port of Virginia $138,883
6Port of Long Beach $64,097
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $57,556
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $53,220
9Port of Philadelphia $40,259
10Port Laredo $23,158

U.S. imports of Zinc plates, sheets decreased 25.52 percent through March to $2.09 million

U.S. imports of Zinc plates, sheets decreased 25.52 percent from $2.8 million to $2.09 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1108 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1095 for the last full year with a total value of $12.71 million, a $3.66 million, 22.35 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 France, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 3 Port of Boston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $728,259
2France $563,855
3Japan $545,359
4South Korea $64,097
5Singapore $53,878
6Honduras $53,220
7India $46,465
8Mexico $23,158
9Canada $10,805
10Peru $0

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $249,389
2Los Angeles $203,971
3Chicago $181,909
4New York City $97,787
5Atlanta/Savannah $89,853
6Cleveland $60,323
7Philadelphia $46,243
8Charleston $36,443
9Detroit $15,598
10Buffalo $3,404

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 65.96 percent compared to last year to $696,245.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 41.16 percent compared to last year to $349,795.
  • Port of Boston rose 470.38 percent compared to last year to $335,540.
  • Port of Newark rose 10.1 percent compared to last year to $298,389.
  • Port of Virginia fell 75.95 percent compared to last year to $138,883.

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 Germany increased $105,266, 16.9 percent, (34.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $598,898, 51.51 percent, (26.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $163,500, 42.82 percent, (26.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $43,706, 40.54 percent, (3.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Singapore increased $53,878, 0 percent, (2.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.6 percent of all these Zinc plates, sheets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.96 million of the $2.09 million total.

All totaled, 87.06 percent of all these Zinc plates, sheets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.82 million of the $2.09 million total