Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Iron and steel bars, in coils

Iron and steel bars, in coils, the No. 780 export by value totaled $4.73 million for the month of December, $75.91 million in 2019, and $93.63 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
1Canada$32.73 M
2Dominican Republic$19.43 M
3Mexico$10.9 M
4Bahamas$4.89 M
5South Korea$1.29 M
6British Virgin Islands$970,078
7Aruba$707,251
8China$549,474
9Japan$525,812
10Turkey$525,258
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U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 18.92 percent through December 2019 to $75.91 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 18.92 percent from $93.63 million to $75.91 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 780 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 760 for the last full year with a total value of $93.63 million, a $1.29 million, 1.36 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Cayman Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $32,727,058
2Dominican Republic $19,431,843
3Mexico $10,896,281
4Bahamas $4,892,414
5South Korea $1,285,535
6British Virgin Islands $970,078
7Aruba $707,251
8China $549,474
9Japan $525,812
10Turkey $525,258

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Mobile $5,745,447
2Detroit $5,363,406
3Seattle $4,777,533
4Laredo $4,610,572
5Buffalo $2,771,454
6Miami $1,622,013
7Great Falls, Mont. $718,492
8New York City $484,916
9San Juan $477,302
10Duluth, Minn. $417,926

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 18.12 percent compared to last year to $19.42 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 32.08 percent compared to last year to $8.76 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 46.44 percent compared to last year to $7.66 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.33 percent compared to last year to $6.63 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 26.25 percent compared to last year to $6.54 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 $15.58 million, 32.25 percent, (43.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Dominican Republic increased $2.97 million, 18.05 percent, (25.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $5.46 million, 33.37 percent, (14.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $2.33 million, 90.58 percent, (6.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $533,050, 70.84 percent, (1.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.2 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $69.23 million of the $75.91 million total.

All totaled, 64.56 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $49.01 million of the $75.91 million total