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

Exports: Iron and steel bars, cold formed

Iron and steel bars, cold formed, the No. 746 export by value totaled $7.54 million for the month of July, $54.19 million through July of 2019, and $106.97 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
1Mexico$23.72 M
2Canada$23.2 M
3Norway$866,769
4China$866,546
5India$546,377
6Bahamas$473,766
7Germany$372,740
8Brazil$344,526
9South Korea$334,496
10Qatar$291,079
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U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 22.19 percent through July to $54.19 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 22.19 percent from $69.64 million to $54.19 million through the first seven 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 746 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 707 for the last full year with a total value of $106.97 million, a $2.37 million, 2.17 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

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

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $23,720,940
2Canada $23,195,857
3Norway $866,769
4China $866,546
5India $546,377
6Bahamas $473,766
7Germany $372,740
8Brazil $344,526
9South Korea $334,496
10Qatar $291,079

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $10,315,408
2Laredo $8,211,004
3Pembina, N.D. $3,380,140
4Low Value Shipments $1,952,769
5El Paso $1,786,293
6San Diego $1,167,304
7Phoenix/Nogales $996,663
8Los Angeles $975,295
9Miami $851,671
10Buffalo $839,921

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 1.28 percent compared to last year to $9.2 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 55.25 percent compared to last year to $7.6 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 5.4 percent compared to last year to $5.19 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 39.31 percent compared to last year to $4.31 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 19.1 percent compared to last year to $3.11 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 $396,138, 1.64 percent, (43.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $14.46 million, 38.4 percent, (42.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Norway increased $866,769, 0 percent, (1.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $670,301, 43.62 percent, (1.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $326,277, 148.24 percent, (1.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.79 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $49.2 million of the $54.19 million total.

All totaled, 54.28 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $29.41 million of the $54.19 million total