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

Exports: Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm

Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm, the No. 388 export by value totaled $40.16 million for the month of October, $399.69 million through October of 2018, and $438.17 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$269.51 M
2Mexico$104.75 M
3Brazil$7.31 M
4United Kingdom$3.99 M
5China$2.98 M
6Germany$2.7 M
7Jamaica$1.18 M
8Colombia$1.13 M
9Japan$1.01 M
10Malaysia$645,514
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $399.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $178,007,332
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $46,901,231
3Port Laredo $39,671,885
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,386,878
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $17,771,928
6Brownsville International Bridges $12,928,597
7Port of Eastport, Idaho $10,924,107
8Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $10,242,939
9Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $9,330,022
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $6,605,832

U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm increased 7.09 percent through October to $399.69 million

U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm increased 7.09 percent from $373.24 million to $399.69 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 388 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 398 for the last full year with a total value of $438.17 million, a $36.59 million, 9.11 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $269,514,422
2Mexico $104,751,637
3Brazil $7,309,484
4United Kingdom $3,985,136
5China $2,975,762
6Germany $2,695,638
7Jamaica $1,176,821
8Colombia $1,133,507
9Japan $1,008,139
10Malaysia $645,514

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $37,744,007
2Laredo $11,177,328
3Buffalo $9,662,123
4Great Falls, Mont. $3,712,501
5El Paso $3,411,094
6San Diego $2,673,991
7Phoenix/Nogales $1,782,558
8Norfolk $1,188,842
9Low Value Shipments $1,139,051
10Baltimore $1,031,509

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.56 percent compared to last year to $178.01 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 1.57 percent compared to last year to $46.9 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.23 percent compared to last year to $39.67 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 24.89 percent compared to last year to $19.39 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 14.62 percent compared to last year to $17.77 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. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $10.01 million, 3.86 percent, (67.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $10.97 million, 11.7 percent, (26.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $2.15 million, 41.56 percent, (1.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $348,371, 8.04 percent, (1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $1.04 million, 25.82 percent, (0.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.21 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $388.54 million of the $399.69 million total.

All totaled, 75.49 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $301.74 million of the $399.69 million total