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

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

Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm, the No. 394 export by value totaled $25.01 million for the month of December, $459.24 million through December 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$307.88 M
2Mexico$124.45 M
3Brazil$7.32 M
4United Kingdom$4.03 M
5China$3.23 M
6Germany$2.78 M
7Colombia$1.2 M
8Jamaica$1.18 M
9Japan$1.14 M
10Malaysia$865,877
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $459.24 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $204,771,917
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $54,031,810
3Port Laredo $46,849,406
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,822,927
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $19,719,468
6Brownsville International Bridges $15,410,695
7Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $12,391,659
8Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $11,209,186
9Port of Eastport, Idaho $10,935,340
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $7,885,428

U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm increased 4.81 percent through December to $459.24 million

U.S. exports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm increased 4.81 percent from $438.17 million to $459.24 million in 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 394 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 403 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 December 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 China 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $307,884,192
2Mexico $124,445,416
3Brazil $7,316,572
4United Kingdom $4,029,463
5China $3,226,883
6Germany $2,776,595
7Colombia $1,200,727
8Jamaica $1,183,304
9Japan $1,144,968
10Malaysia $865,877

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $101,295,472
2LAREDO, TX $30,165,642
3BUFFALO, NY $26,001,078
4EL PASO, TX $9,750,420
5GREAT FALLS, MT $7,473,452
6SAN DIEGO, CA $7,098,784
7NOGALES, AZ $5,457,108
8LOW VALUE $2,939,618
9OGDENSBURG, NY $2,696,060
10NORFOLK, VA $2,403,076

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.56 percent compared to last year to $204.77 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 0.56 percent compared to last year to $54.03 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 13.46 percent compared to last year to $46.85 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 24.27 percent compared to last year to $21.82 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 4.76 percent compared to last year to $19.72 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 $6.15 million, 2.04 percent, (67.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $12.9 million, 11.56 percent, (27.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil decreased $852,163, 10.43 percent, (1.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $329,538, 7.56 percent, (0.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $1.39 million, 30.11 percent, (0.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.31 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $446.9 million of the $459.24 million total.

All totaled, 75.6 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $347.2 million of the $459.24 million total