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

Imports: Zinc, unwrought

Zinc, unwrought, the No. 203 import by value totaled $117.72 million for the month of February, $287.61 million through February of 2020, and $2.01 billion 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
1Canada$197.06 M
2Mexico$51.93 M
3Peru$25.97 M
4Brazil$11.33 M
5South Korea$1.24 M
6China$31,009
7Dominican Republic$28,147
8Austria$19,457
9Taiwan$15,145
10India$0
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $287.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. $73,814,973
2Port Laredo $41,060,696
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $22,961,337
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,487,241
5International Falls, Minn. $21,924,488
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $17,681,248
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $17,407,895
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,438,713
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $10,014,208
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $9,801,770

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 0.99 percent through February to $287.61 million

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought decreased 0.99 percent from $290.5 million to $287.61 million through the first two 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 203 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 213 for the last full year with a total value of $2.01 billion, a $158.24 million, 7.30 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boundary Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $197,057,719
2Mexico $51,925,215
3Peru $25,968,275
4Brazil $11,331,575
5South Korea $1,235,860
6China $31,009
7Dominican Republic $28,147
8Austria $19,457
9Taiwan $15,145
10India $0

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $42,688,628
2Detroit $30,606,783
3Baltimore $23,880,550
4Laredo $22,311,265
5Duluth, Minn. $16,196,865
6El Paso $11,456,259
7Buffalo $8,800,937
8Pembina, N.D. $8,740,178
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $8,563,478
10Houston $3,981,742

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. fell 1.19 percent compared to last year to $73.81 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 30.61 percent compared to last year to $41.06 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.03 percent compared to last year to $22.96 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 32.82 percent compared to last year to $22.49 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 19.77 percent compared to last year to $21.92 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 $22.05 million, 10.06 percent, (68.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $4.51 million, 9.52 percent, (18.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $6.04 million, 30.29 percent, (9.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $7.47 million, 193.39 percent, (3.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $1.24 million, 0 percent, (0.43 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 February of this year. That is equal to $287.52 million of the $287.61 million total.

All totaled, 63.37 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $182.25 million of the $287.61 million total