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

Imports: Zinc waste, scrap

Zinc waste, scrap, the No. 1052 import by value totaled $963,484 for the month of December, $22.06 million through December 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$13.64 M
2Mexico$8.29 M
3Venezuela$107,561
4Haiti$8,667
5Germany$4,480
6The Netherlands$3,910
7Bahamas$2,725
8Pakistan$0
9South Korea$0
10India$0
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U.S. imports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 9.11 percent through December to $22.06 million

U.S. imports of Zinc waste, scrap increased 9.11 percent from $20.22 million to $22.06 million 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 1052 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1055 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 Haiti and No. 5 Germany. 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 Italy and No. 5 Japan. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $13,638,616
2Mexico $8,294,285
3Venezuela $107,561
4Haiti $8,667
5Germany $4,480
6The Netherlands $3,910
7Bahamas $2,725
8Costa Rica $0
9Italy $0
10Spain $0

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $1,805,390
2Laredo $1,140,225
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $617,691
4San Diego $559,199
5Buffalo $129,175
6El Paso $82,676
7Seattle $21,473
8Miami $12,577
9Pembina, N.D. $3,039
10Cleveland $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 0.69 percent compared to last year to $6.88 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 5.61 percent compared to last year to $4.75 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.5 percent compared to last year to $3.9 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 62.76 percent compared to last year to $2.63 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 29.66 percent compared to last year to $2.03 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 $1,296, 0.01 percent, (61.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.9 million, 29.68 percent, (37.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Venezuela increased $32,724, 43.73 percent, (0.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Haiti increased $8,667, 0 percent, (0.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $4,480, 0 percent, (0.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.97 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $22.05 million of the $22.06 million total.

All totaled, 91.5 percent of all these Zinc waste, scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $20.18 million of the $22.06 million total