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

Exports: Iron and steel bars, hot-worked

Iron and steel bars, hot-worked, the No. 424 export by value totaled $21.39 million for the month of October, $343.21 million through October of 2018, and $422.37 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$232.06 M
2Mexico$93.59 M
3Bahamas$3.21 M
4Italy$2.67 M
5China$2.23 M
6France$919,077
7Turks and Caicos Islands$740,701
8Bermuda$578,512
9South Korea$510,197
10Marshall Islands$458,004
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U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 0.92 percent through October to $343.21 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 0.92 percent from $346.39 million to $343.21 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 424 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 410 for the last full year with a total value of $422.37 million, a $91.85 million, 27.79 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $232,062,351
2Mexico $93,591,937
3Bahamas $3,207,332
4Italy $2,668,480
5China $2,225,455
6France $919,077
7Turks and Caicos Islands $740,701
8Bermuda $578,512
9South Korea $510,197
10Marshall Islands $458,004

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $22,302,290
2Seattle $18,302,059
3Detroit $12,361,157
4Buffalo $7,680,805
5Great Falls, Mont. $3,612,408
6Duluth, Minn. $3,283,696
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,831,179
8Pembina, N.D. $2,765,461
9Low Value Shipments $1,377,307
10Miami $1,114,709

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 Laredo rose 0.36 percent compared to last year to $74.96 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 992 percent compared to last year to $65.33 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 19.79 percent compared to last year to $27.92 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 28.58 percent compared to last year to $26.78 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 56.16 percent compared to last year to $26.41 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 $9.62 million, 3.98 percent, (67.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.78 million, 3.06 percent, (27.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Bahamas increased $734,383, 29.7 percent, (0.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $2.63 million, 7361.15 percent, (0.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $1.33 million, 148.76 percent, (0.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.25 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $333.76 million of the $343.21 million total.

All totaled, 64.51 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $221.4 million of the $343.21 million total