U.S. - Lead - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
Lead Price in U.S. Averages $2,231 per Ton, Fluctuating Mildly over 2022
U.S. Lead Import Price per Ton August 2022
In August 2022, the lead price per ton amounted to $2,231, rising by 4.3% against the previous month. Over the period under review, the import price, however, recorded a mild setback. The import price peaked at $2,397 per ton in January 2022; however, from February 2022 to August 2022, import prices remained at a lower figure.
Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In August 2022, the countries with the highest prices were South Korea ($2,334 per ton) and Nigeria ($2,317 per ton), while the price for Mexico ($1,782 per ton) and Kazakhstan ($2,210 per ton) were amongst the lowest.
From January 2022 to August 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada (-0.3%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.
U.S. Lead Imports
In August 2022, lead imports into the United States soared to 78K tons, jumping by 120% compared with the month before. Over the period under review, imports recorded a mild increase. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.
In value terms, lead imports soared to $174M (IndexBox estimates) in August 2022. In general, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.
U.S. Lead Imports by Country
China (30K tons), South Korea (18K tons) and Canada (13K tons) were the main suppliers of lead imports to the United States, together comprising 78% of total imports. Mexico, Kazakhstan, Nigeria and Pakistan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 18%.
From January 2022 to August 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Kazakhstan (with a CAGR of +8.4%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
In value terms, China ($67M), South Korea ($41M) and Canada ($30M) appeared to be the largest lead suppliers to the United States, together comprising 79% of total imports. These countries were followed by Mexico, Kazakhstan, Nigeria and Pakistan, which together accounted for a further 16%.
Among the main suppliers, Kazakhstan, with a CAGR of +5.5%, saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lead market in the U.S.. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.
Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business
A Quick Overview of Market Performance
Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects
Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business
Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain
Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports
The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry
The Largest Import Supplying Countries
The Largest Destinations for Exports
The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles
Join us in our latest webinar series to get insights from industry experts and engage in a productive discussion!
Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 @ 04:00 pm ET
Join our live webinar to get insights into the global graphite market.
Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 @ 04:00 pm ET
Join our live webinar to get insights into cooling innovations in the oil and gas industry.
Monday, November 2nd, 2020 @ 04:00 pm ET