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

Exports: Iron and steel bars, cold formed

Iron and steel bars, cold formed, the No. 723 export by value totaled $6.99 million for the month of December, $106.97 million through December 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$53.89 M
2Mexico$39.82 M
3China$2.48 M
4Bahamas$1.56 M
5Switzerland$1.13 M
6Singapore$813,971
7Brazil$782,909
8Germany$656,884
9Curacao$459,978
10Australia$386,156
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U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 2.17 percent through December to $106.97 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 2.17 percent from $109.34 million to $106.97 million in 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 723 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 712 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 December 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 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 Brazil and No. 5 Russia. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $53,885,455
2Mexico $39,822,348
3China $2,484,313
4Bahamas $1,562,295
5Switzerland $1,130,374
6Singapore $813,971
7Brazil $782,909
8Germany $656,884
9Curacao $459,978
10Australia $386,156

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $16,153,530
2LAREDO, TX $12,445,546
3PEMBINA, ND $4,755,326
4LOW VALUE $2,989,510
5EL PASO, TX $2,663,024
6SAN DIEGO, CA $1,779,490
7LOS ANGELES, CA $1,712,810
8NOGALES, AZ $1,499,554
9MIAMI, FL $1,414,170
10BUFFALO, NY $1,285,676

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 17.28 percent compared to last year to $23.46 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 20.5 percent compared to last year to $14.35 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 5.24 percent compared to last year to $9.42 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 3.86 percent compared to last year to $9.37 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 28.11 percent compared to last year to $6.35 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 $8.21 million, 13.22 percent, (50.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $5.56 million, 16.21 percent, (37.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $709,451, 39.97 percent, (2.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $909,915, 139.48 percent, (1.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland increased $489,104, 76.27 percent, (1.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.45 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $98.88 million of the $106.97 million total.

All totaled, 58.85 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $62.95 million of the $106.97 million total