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

Exports: Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel

Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel, the No. 225 export by value totaled $95.17 million for the month of October, $1.02 billion through October of 2018, and $1.48 billion 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
1Mexico$552.19 M
2Canada$433.46 M
3Morocco$3 M
4Bahamas$2.59 M
5United Arab Emirates$2.58 M
6China$2.21 M
7Dominican Republic$1.98 M
8Colombia$1.94 M
9India$1.72 M
10Bangladesh$1.52 M
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U.S. exports of Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel decreased 18.02 percent through October to $1.02 billion

U.S. exports of Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel decreased 18.02 percent from $1.24 billion to $1.02 billion 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 225 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 184 for the last full year with a total value of $1.48 billion, a $258.8 million, 21.27 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Morocco, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Algeria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $552,190,501
2Canada $433,460,435
3Morocco $2,999,798
4Bahamas $2,594,831
5United Arab Emirates $2,581,781
6China $2,211,136
7Dominican Republic $1,975,504
8Colombia $1,941,523
9India $1,722,760
10Bangladesh $1,516,872

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $65,514,138
2Laredo $54,746,937
3Mobile $23,844,573
4Buffalo $11,698,320
5Pembina, N.D. $9,184,263
6San Diego $8,586,849
7Charleston $5,966,399
8Great Falls, Mont. $5,218,360
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,941,958
10Phoenix/Nogales $4,441,661

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. fell 22.99 percent compared to last year to $244.85 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.04 percent compared to last year to $243.71 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 52.6 percent compared to last year to $80.45 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 0.83 percent compared to last year to $79.14 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 20.56 percent compared to last year to $44.01 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 Mexico decreased $102.28 million, 15.63 percent, (54.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $133.24 million, 23.51 percent, (42.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Morocco increased $3 million, 0 percent, (0.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $154,855, 6.35 percent, (0.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $2.53 million, 4709.22 percent, (0.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.5 percent of all these Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $993.83 million of the $1.02 billion total.

All totaled, 67.91 percent of all these Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $692.16 million of the $1.02 billion total