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

Exports: Iron and steel bars, cold formed

Iron and steel bars, cold formed, the No. 718 export by value totaled $8.06 million for the month of October, $92.42 million through October of 2018, and $109.34 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$47.23 M
2Mexico$33.81 M
3China$2.15 M
4Bahamas$1.36 M
5Switzerland$896,834
6Brazil$642,536
7Singapore$629,403
8Germany$578,430
9Curacao$459,978
10Sweden$349,188
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U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 1.02 percent through October to $92.42 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 1.02 percent from $93.37 million to $92.42 million 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 718 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 706 for the last full year with a total value of $109.34 million, a $17.15 million, 18.60 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $47,234,655
2Mexico $33,808,988
3China $2,150,187
4Bahamas $1,357,784
5Switzerland $896,834
6Brazil $642,536
7Singapore $629,403
8Germany $578,430
9Curacao $459,978
10Sweden $349,188

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $6,579,934
2Laredo $4,085,677
3Pembina, N.D. $1,657,893
4Low Value Shipments $1,093,810
5El Paso $954,469
6San Diego $613,246
7Buffalo $546,960
8Miami $533,500
9Phoenix/Nogales $494,512
10Seattle $393,467

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:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 14.23 percent compared to last year to $20.87 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.37 percent compared to last year to $11.87 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.06 percent compared to last year to $8.22 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 4.89 percent compared to last year to $7.99 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 56.02 percent compared to last year to $5.73 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 $5.82 million, 10.97 percent, (51.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $4.56 million, 15.59 percent, (36.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $672,177, 45.48 percent, (2.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $942,800, 227.19 percent, (1.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland increased $339,752, 60.99 percent, (0.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.46 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $85.45 million of the $92.42 million total.

All totaled, 59.17 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $54.68 million of the $92.42 million total