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

Imports: Zinc waste, scrap

Zinc waste, scrap, the No. 1046 import by value totaled $2.04 million for the month of October, $18.81 million through October of 2018, and $20.22 million 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$11.46 M
2Mexico$7.23 M
3Venezuela$107,561
4Germany$4,480
5Bahamas$2,725
6India$0
7Luxembourg$0
8Pakistan$0
9Guatemala$0
10South Korea$0
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U.S. imports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 13.41 percent through October to $18.81 million

U.S. imports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 13.41 percent from $16.59 million to $18.81 million through the first 10 months of 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 1046 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1057 for the last full year with a total value of $20.22 million, a $7.44 million, 58.20 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Bahamas. 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Costa Rica. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $11,461,607
2Mexico $7,233,727
3Venezuela $107,561
4Germany $4,480
5Bahamas $2,725
6Costa Rica $0
7Singapore $0
8Japan $0
9Spain $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $1,260,523
2Laredo $913,509
3San Diego $539,992
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $475,630
5Buffalo $126,869
6El Paso $66,926
7Seattle $21,473
8Pembina, N.D. $3,039

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.28 percent compared to last year to $5.73 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 16.64 percent compared to last year to $4.22 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 12.2 percent compared to last year to $3.35 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 84.78 percent compared to last year to $2.37 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 41.79 percent compared to last year to $1.73 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 $108,721, 0.96 percent, (60.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $2.12 million, 41.47 percent, (38.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Venezuela increased $32,724, 43.73 percent, (0.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $4,480, 0 percent, (0.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bahamas increased $2,725, 0 percent, (0.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $18.81 million of the $18.81 million total.

All totaled, 92.49 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $17.4 million of the $18.81 million total