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

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

Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm, the No. 402 export by value totaled $35.11 million for the month of March, $106.77 million through March of 2019, and $459.24 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$68.87 M
2Mexico$31.9 M
3China$2.35 M
4Germany$671,956
5United Kingdom$490,226
6Brazil$412,025
7South Korea$381,257
8Colombia$284,496
9Japan$263,562
10Malaysia$230,480
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U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 8.36 percent through March to $106.77 million

U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 8.36 percent from $116.51 million to $106.77 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 402 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 387 for the last full year with a total value of $459.24 million, a $21.07 million, 4.81 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Brownsville International Bridges.

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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $68,865,371
2Mexico $31,895,423
3China $2,350,871
4Germany $671,956
5United Kingdom $490,226
6Brazil $412,025
7South Korea $381,257
8Colombia $284,496
9Japan $263,562
10Malaysia $230,480

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $66,944,641
2Laredo $22,328,916
3Buffalo $16,792,702
4El Paso $6,989,231
5San Diego $5,309,914
6Phoenix/Nogales $4,110,689
7Great Falls, Mont. $3,747,959
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,930,150
9Low Value Shipments $1,748,288
10Norfolk $1,313,669

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 6.14 percent compared to last year to $49 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 16.22 percent compared to last year to $12.36 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.11 percent compared to last year to $11.89 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 10.94 percent compared to last year to $4.93 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 23.74 percent compared to last year to $4.69 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 decreased $12.25 million, 15.1 percent, (64.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.64 million, 9.03 percent, (29.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $1.69 million, 254.71 percent, (2.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $220,416, 48.81 percent, (0.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $535,167, 52.19 percent, (0.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.66 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $104.27 million of the $106.77 million total.

All totaled, 77.63 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $82.88 million of the $106.77 million total