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

Imports: Zinc waste, scrap

Zinc waste, scrap, the No. 1068 import by value totaled $1.34 million for the month of March, $3.98 million through March of 2019, and $22.06 million 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$2.51 M
2Mexico$1.44 M
3Germany$10,751
4Dominican Republic$8,309
5China$6,990
6Guatemala$3,954
7India$0
8Belgium$0
9Sri Lanka$0
10Hong Kong$0
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U.S. imports of Zinc waste, scrap decreased 19.88 percent through March to $3.98 million

U.S. imports of Zinc waste, scrap decreased 19.88 percent from $4.97 million to $3.98 million through the first three 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 1068 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1048 for the last full year with a total value of $22.06 million, a $1.84 million, 9.11 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,513,298
2Mexico $1,435,499
3Germany $10,751
4Dominican Republic $8,309
5China $6,990
6Guatemala $3,954
7Venezuela $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $2,966,447
2Laredo $1,468,554
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $858,400
4San Diego $795,247
5El Paso $317,184
6Buffalo $201,528
7Seattle $21,473
8Pembina, N.D. $16,695
9Miami $12,577
10Cleveland $0

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 4.44 percent compared to last year to $1.54 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 41.41 percent compared to last year to $793,320.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 26.62 percent compared to last year to $567,284.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 16.17 percent compared to last year to $471,511.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 6396.54 percent compared to last year to $197,430.

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 $155,102, 5.81 percent, (63.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $809,179, 36.05 percent, (36.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $10,751, 0 percent, (0.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $8,309, 0 percent, (0.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $6,990, 0 percent, (0.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.9 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $3.97 million of the $3.98 million total.

All totaled, 89.63 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $3.57 million of the $3.98 million total