Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Iron and steel bars, cold formed

Iron and steel bars, cold formed, the No. 760 export by value totaled $5.55 million for the month of December, $85.82 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$37.65 M
2Canada$36.16 M
3China$1.61 M
4India$937,484
5Norway$866,769
6Germany$827,780
7Aruba$778,399
8Bahamas$755,609
9Brazil$574,301
10Australia$421,118
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U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 19.77 percent through December 2019 to $85.82 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 19.77 percent from $106.97 million to $85.82 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 760 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 723 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Norway. 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 El Paso 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $37,647,960
2Canada $36,155,321
3China $1,612,959
4India $937,484
5Norway $866,769
6Germany $827,780
7Aruba $778,399
8Bahamas $755,609
9Brazil $574,301
10Australia $421,118

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 5.55 percent compared to last year to $15.14 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 49.22 percent compared to last year to $11.91 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 15.44 percent compared to last year to $7.97 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 29.29 percent compared to last year to $6.63 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 4.86 percent compared to last year to $4.9 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 $2.17 million, 5.46 percent, (43.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $17.73 million, 32.9 percent, (42.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $871,354, 35.07 percent, (1.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $636,461, 211.43 percent, (1.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Norway increased $866,769, 0 percent, (1.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.98 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $77.22 million of the $85.82 million total.

All totaled, 54.24 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $46.55 million of the $85.82 million total