Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

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

Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm, the No. 445 export by value totaled $25.55 million for the month of February, $53.89 million through February of 2020, and $371.4 million for all of 2019, 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$34.72 M
2Mexico$16.62 M
3Brazil$1.38 M
4Malaysia$238,905
5China$230,558
6Chile$146,264
7South Korea$102,196
8Germany$47,988
9Costa Rica$47,324
10Bahamas$43,000
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $53.89 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,671,685
2Port Laredo $6,650,927
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,031,234
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,287,513
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,148,085
6Brownsville International Bridges $2,122,201
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,576,872
8Port of Virginia $1,420,188
9Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $1,345,380
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $999,817

U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 24.79 percent through February to $53.89 million

U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 24.79 percent from $71.66 million to $53.89 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 445 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 393 for the last full year with a total value of $371.4 million, a $87.84 million, 19.13 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 China. 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $34,720,522
2Mexico $16,622,135
3Brazil $1,375,418
4Malaysia $238,905
5China $230,558
6Chile $146,264
7South Korea $102,196
8Germany $47,988
9Costa Rica $47,324
10Bahamas $43,000

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $20,038,156
2LAREDO, TX $8,675,488
3BUFFALO, NY $4,944,218
4EL PASO, TX $2,362,730
5NORFOLK, VA $2,323,572
6SAN DIEGO, CA $2,284,776
7NOGALES, AZ $1,241,716
8LOW VALUE $470,808
9OGDENSBURG, NY $456,762
10MIAMI, FL $194,198

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 27.01 percent compared to last year to $24.67 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 14.49 percent compared to last year to $6.65 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 30.98 percent compared to last year to $6.03 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 33.11 percent compared to last year to $2.29 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 9.36 percent compared to last year to $2.15 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 $13.03 million, 27.28 percent, (64.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $4.34 million, 20.71 percent, (30.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $1.21 million, 730.84 percent, (2.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia increased $46,345, 24.07 percent, (0.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $285,787, 55.35 percent, (0.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.69 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $53.19 million of the $53.89 million total.

All totaled, 77.54 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $41.79 million of the $53.89 million total