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

Exports: Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm

Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm, the No. 209 export by value totaled $102.74 million for the month of March, $317.33 million through March of 2019, and $1.28 billion 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$156.35 M
2Mexico$136.73 M
3India$5.47 M
4Pakistan$3.13 M
5South Korea$2.95 M
6China$2.14 M
7Italy$2.03 M
8Bangladesh$1.62 M
9Colombia$692,237
10Germany$511,256
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $317.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $124,535,388
2Port Laredo $87,362,691
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $15,394,940
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $11,493,140
5Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $9,254,242
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $8,772,049
7Port of Mobile, Ala. $6,712,056
8Brownsville International Bridges $6,474,799
9Port of New York $6,176,924
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $6,119,938

U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm decreased 4.04 percent through March to $317.33 million

U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm decreased 4.04 percent from $330.68 million to $317.33 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 209 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 209 for the last full year with a total value of $1.28 billion, a $91.79 million, 6.71 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $156,353,953
2Mexico $136,731,266
3India $5,468,791
4Pakistan $3,130,553
5South Korea $2,945,843
6China $2,135,292
7Italy $2,027,341
8Bangladesh $1,623,471
9Colombia $692,237
10Germany $511,256

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $163,788,044
2Laredo $99,163,538
3Buffalo $22,219,501
4El Paso $15,534,378
5San Diego $15,038,942
6New York City $12,889,495
7Phoenix/Nogales $12,196,569
8Norfolk $9,663,390
9Mobile $7,343,389
10Baltimore $4,804,740

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 3.32 percent compared to last year to $124.54 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 49.48 percent compared to last year to $87.36 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 26.8 percent compared to last year to $15.39 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 24.36 percent compared to last year to $11.49 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 4.96 percent compared to last year to $9.25 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 $17.48 million, 10.06 percent, (49.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $24.34 million, 21.66 percent, (43.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $925,273, 14.47 percent, (1.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Pakistan increased $147,056, 4.93 percent, (0.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $3.24 million, 52.35 percent, (0.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $304.63 million of the $317.33 million total.

All totaled, 78.17 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $248.04 million of the $317.33 million total