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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Iron and steel bars, in coils

Iron and steel bars, in coils, the No. 769 export by value totaled $7.78 million for the month of March, $19.53 million through March of 2019, and $93.63 million for all of 2018, 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$7.91 M
2Dominican Republic$5.87 M
3Mexico$2.65 M
4Bahamas$1.07 M
5South Korea$422,586
6British Virgin Islands$351,843
7China$150,546
8Aruba$122,854
9Japan$119,754
10Turkey$96,717
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $19.53 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $5,863,409
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,260,298
3Port Laredo $1,980,302
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,870,828
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,441,694
6Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $1,205,825
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,050,092
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $633,360
9International Falls, Minn. $584,482
10Brownsville International Bridges $333,801

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 30.49 percent through March to $19.53 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 30.49 percent from $28.1 million to $19.53 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 769 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 704 for the last full year with a total value of $93.63 million, a $1.29 million, 1.36 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Cayman Islands and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $7,910,711
2Dominican Republic $5,869,094
3Mexico $2,654,734
4Bahamas $1,072,019
5South Korea $422,586
6British Virgin Islands $351,843
7China $150,546
8Aruba $122,854
9Japan $119,754
10Turkey $96,717

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Mobile $5,745,447
2Detroit $5,363,406
3Seattle $4,777,533
4Laredo $4,610,572
5Buffalo $2,771,454
6Miami $1,622,013
7Great Falls, Mont. $718,492
8New York City $484,916
9San Juan $477,302
10Duluth, Minn. $417,926

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 24.27 percent compared to last year to $5.86 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 55.44 percent compared to last year to $2.26 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 40.81 percent compared to last year to $1.98 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 56.98 percent compared to last year to $1.87 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.72 percent compared to last year to $1.44 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 $8.59 million, 52.07 percent, (40.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Dominican Republic increased $1.14 million, 24 percent, (30.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.16 million, 30.42 percent, (13.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $398,069, 59.07 percent, (5.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $410,138, 3294.81 percent, (2.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.79 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $17.93 million of the $19.53 million total.

All totaled, 68.69 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $13.42 million of the $19.53 million total