Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Iron and steel bars, hot-worked

Iron and steel bars, hot-worked, the No. 488 export by value totaled $22.93 million for the month of February, $44.64 million through February of 2020, and $232.33 million for all of 2019, 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$26.63 M
2Mexico$15.82 M
3France$407,867
4Bahamas$393,457
5Germany$153,469
6Bermuda$132,208
7Turks and Caicos Islands$86,618
8Italy$78,594
9Dominican Republic$74,377
10Brazil$71,518
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $44.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low-Valued Imports and Exports $12,285,977
2Port Laredo $11,331,563
3Eagle Pass $3,176,688
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,721,362
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,155,572
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,018,489
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,775,661
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $1,580,633
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $999,347
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $879,988

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked increased 4.21 percent through February to $44.64 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked increased 4.21 percent from $42.84 million to $44.64 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 488 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 516 for the last full year with a total value of $232.33 million, a $146.45 million, 38.66 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 France, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Eagle Pass, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Turks and Caicos Islands and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $26,630,728
2Mexico $15,822,521
3France $407,867
4Bahamas $393,457
5Germany $153,469
6Bermuda $132,208
7Turks and Caicos Islands $86,618
8Italy $78,594
9Dominican Republic $74,377
10Brazil $71,518

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $7,388,248
2LOW VALUE $7,001,188
3DETROIT, MI $2,837,166
4BUFFALO, NY $2,383,498
5SEATTLE, WA $1,939,012
6GREAT FALLS, MT $1,803,576
7LOS ANGELES, CA $1,195,342
8PEMBINA, ND $996,042
9OGDENSBURG, NY $492,450
10EL PASO, TX $470,594

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 47.65 percent compared to last year to $12.29 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 20.08 percent compared to last year to $11.33 million.
  • Eagle Pass rose 44.91 percent compared to last year to $3.18 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 4.91 percent compared to last year to $2.72 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.52 percent compared to last year to $2.16 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 $242,343, 0.9 percent, (59.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.75 million, 21 percent, (35.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $284,638, 230.98 percent, (0.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas decreased $441,237, 52.86 percent, (0.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $10,669, 7.47 percent, (0.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.24 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $43.41 million of the $44.64 million total.

All totaled, 70.95 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $31.67 million of the $44.64 million total