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

Exports: Iron and steel bars, in coils

Iron and steel bars, in coils, the No. 748 export by value totaled $6.35 million for the month of October, $83.12 million through October of 2018, and $94.92 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$44.03 M
2Mexico$13.92 M
3Dominican Republic$13.79 M
4Bahamas$2.42 M
5Cayman Islands$2.2 M
6British Virgin Islands$1.43 M
7China$877,499
8Turks and Caicos Islands$621,088
9South Korea$604,412
10Germany$467,037
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $83.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $13,772,241
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,091,785
3Port Laredo $10,842,110
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,994,154
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $8,457,880
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,621,022
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $5,184,011
8Lynden border crossing, Wash. $1,944,942
9Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,922,545
10Brownsville International Bridges $1,691,584

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils increased 5.82 percent through October to $83.12 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils increased 5.82 percent from $78.55 million to $83.12 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 748 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 751 for the last full year with a total value of $94.92 million, a $14.89 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 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Cayman Islands. 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..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $44,030,276
2Mexico $13,917,680
3Dominican Republic $13,790,121
4Bahamas $2,418,875
5Cayman Islands $2,204,162
6British Virgin Islands $1,427,805
7China $877,499
8Turks and Caicos Islands $621,088
9South Korea $604,412
10Germany $467,037

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $4,263,896
2Detroit $3,300,340
3Mobile $3,074,322
4Laredo $2,395,895
5Buffalo $1,847,989
6Miami $1,334,112
7Great Falls, Mont. $366,873
8San Juan $246,544
9New York City $197,828
10Los Angeles $162,707

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 of Mobile, Ala. rose 365.94 percent compared to last year to $13.77 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 2.59 percent compared to last year to $13.09 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 5.35 percent compared to last year to $10.84 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 40.39 percent compared to last year to $9.99 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 129.99 percent compared to last year to $8.46 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 $3.09 million, 6.56 percent, (52.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.53 million, 9.88 percent, (16.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $10.87 million, 372.11 percent, (16.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $62,835, 2.67 percent, (2.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Cayman Islands increased $567,618, 34.68 percent, (2.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.87 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $76.36 million of the $83.12 million total.

All totaled, 67.56 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $56.16 million of the $83.12 million total