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

Exports: Iron and steel bars, hot-worked

Iron and steel bars, hot-worked, the No. 444 export by value totaled $16.16 million for the month of December, $378.78 million through December of 2018, and $422.37 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$251.52 M
2Mexico$107.11 M
3Bahamas$4.28 M
4Italy$2.68 M
5China$2.29 M
6France$1.06 M
7Turks and Caicos Islands$844,311
8Bermuda$729,866
9Colombia$570,671
10South Korea$510,197
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U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 10.32 percent through December to $378.78 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 10.32 percent from $422.37 million to $378.78 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 444 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 408 for the last full year with a total value of $422.37 million, a $91.85 million, 27.79 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., 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 Bahamas, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $251,522,769
2Mexico $107,107,844
3Bahamas $4,279,627
4Italy $2,676,470
5China $2,285,170
6France $1,061,658
7Turks and Caicos Islands $844,311
8Bermuda $729,866
9Colombia $570,671
10South Korea $510,197

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $52,477,438
2SEATTLE, WA $36,887,236
3DETROIT, MI $27,373,360
4BUFFALO, NY $16,759,954
5LOW VALUE $12,771,924
6PEMBINA, ND $10,072,540
7GREAT FALLS, MT $8,348,510
8DULUTH, MN $6,567,392
9OGDENSBURG, NY $5,896,708
10MIAMI, FL $3,060,960

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 6.31 percent compared to last year to $83.87 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 965.19 percent compared to last year to $76.11 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.72 percent compared to last year to $29.48 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 36.41 percent compared to last year to $28.21 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 61.62 percent compared to last year to $26.6 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 $44.79 million, 15.12 percent, (66.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.59 million, 2.36 percent, (28.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Bahamas increased $1.26 million, 41.52 percent, (1.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $2.52 million, 1641.33 percent, (0.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $1.31 million, 133.49 percent, (0.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.12 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $367.87 million of the $378.78 million total.

All totaled, 64.49 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $244.27 million of the $378.78 million total