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

Imports: Zinc, unwrought

Zinc, unwrought, the No. 191 import by value totaled $152.31 million for the month of December, $2.17 billion through December 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$1.65 B
2Mexico$293.79 M
3Peru$138.68 M
4Spain$65.45 M
5India$9.68 M
6South Africa$5.4 M
7Poland$1.77 M
8Belgium$1.77 M
9Brazil$1.58 M
10China$412,749
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.17 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. $577,986,133
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $206,733,219
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $166,383,232
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $163,849,437
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $142,196,278
6Port Laredo $140,749,933
7International Falls, Minn. $138,727,584
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $127,178,384
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $103,823,345
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $101,789,582

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought increased 18.47 percent through December to $2.17 billion

U.S. imports of Zinc, unwrought increased 18.47 percent from $1.83 billion to $2.17 billion in 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 191 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 200 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 December 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 Spain. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,647,350,566
2Mexico $293,791,729
3Peru $138,679,112
4Spain $65,450,769
5India $9,682,098
6South Africa $5,395,131
7Poland $1,771,149
8Belgium $1,770,784
9Brazil $1,577,745
10China $412,749

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $161,945,209
2Detroit $74,658,745
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $48,270,991
4Laredo $42,003,307
5Buffalo $41,604,390
6Duluth, Minn. $36,914,520
7Baltimore $35,672,283
8Pembina, N.D. $33,406,626
9El Paso $29,769,814
10Charleston $7,442,714

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Boundary Border Crossing, Wash. rose 18.91 percent compared to last year to $577.99 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 58.81 percent compared to last year to $206.73 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 96.47 percent compared to last year to $166.38 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 59.82 percent compared to last year to $163.85 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 9.62 percent compared to last year to $142.2 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 $485.2 million, 41.75 percent, (76.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $28.44 million, 10.72 percent, (13.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $17.39 million, 11.14 percent, (6.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $1.59 million, 2.37 percent, (3.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $28 million, 74.31 percent, (0.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.47 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.15 billion of the $2.17 billion total.

All totaled, 58.03 percent of all these Zinc, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.26 billion of the $2.17 billion total