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

Imports: Zinc, unwrought

Zinc, unwrought, the No. 195 import by value totaled $173.72 million for the month of July, $1.22 billion through July 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$901.29 M
2Mexico$215.07 M
3Peru$94.68 M
4Brazil$6.03 M
5Spain$3.75 M
6China$202,631
7Taiwan$131,887
8Japan$85,580
9Austria$37,452
10Finland$20,817
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.22 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. $299,377,068
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $148,584,811
3Port Laredo $140,470,204
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $106,876,721
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $92,997,702
6International Falls, Minn. $71,476,971
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $70,010,169
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $68,992,695
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $58,816,033
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $42,386,568

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 12.52 percent through July to $1.22 billion

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 12.52 percent from $1.4 billion to $1.22 billion through the first seven 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 195 through July 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Spain. 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 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $901,294,321
2Mexico $215,072,604
3Peru $94,679,078
4Brazil $6,026,379
5Spain $3,746,781
6China $202,631
7Taiwan $131,887
8Japan $85,580
9Austria $37,452
10Finland $20,817

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. fell 17.9 percent compared to last year to $299.38 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 13.17 percent compared to last year to $148.58 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 79.96 percent compared to last year to $140.47 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 2.4 percent compared to last year to $106.88 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 11.47 percent compared to last year to $93 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 $145.13 million, 13.87 percent, (73.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $38.77 million, 21.99 percent, (17.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $3.25 million, 3.56 percent, (7.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $6.03 million, 0 percent, (0.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $61.7 million, 94.28 percent, (0.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.96 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.22 billion of the $1.22 billion total.

All totaled, 64.54 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $788.31 million of the $1.22 billion total