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

Exports: Iron and steel bars, in coils

Iron and steel bars, in coils, the No. 760 export by value totaled $6.13 million for the month of December, $93.63 million through December of 2018, and $94.92 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$48.31 M
2Dominican Republic$16.46 M
3Mexico$16.35 M
4Bahamas$2.57 M
5Cayman Islands$2.27 M
6British Virgin Islands$1.58 M
7China$908,064
8South Korea$752,485
9Turks and Caicos Islands$624,001
10Germany$485,898
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $93.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $16,443,366
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,294,879
3Port Laredo $12,898,081
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $10,917,619
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $8,866,050
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,480,994
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $5,433,117
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $2,153,303
9Lynden border crossing, Wash. $2,029,553
10Brownsville International Bridges $1,850,290

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 1.36 percent through December to $93.63 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 1.36 percent from $94.92 million to $93.63 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 760 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 747 for the last full year with a total value of $94.92 million, a $14.89 million, 18.60 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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..

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $48,306,942
2Dominican Republic $16,461,246
3Mexico $16,352,227
4Bahamas $2,567,077
5Cayman Islands $2,265,871
6British Virgin Islands $1,575,222
7China $908,064
8South Korea $752,485
9Turks and Caicos Islands $624,001
10Germany $485,898

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1MOBILE, AL $9,689,688
2SEATTLE, WA $9,299,218
3DETROIT, MI $8,831,184
4LAREDO, TX $7,233,738
5BUFFALO, NY $4,984,038
6MIAMI, FL $3,004,808
7GREAT FALLS, MT $1,024,902
8SAN JUAN, PR $775,346
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $644,244
10DULUTH, MN $447,466

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 195.57 percent compared to last year to $16.44 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 0.8 percent compared to last year to $14.29 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.35 percent compared to last year to $12.9 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 44.9 percent compared to last year to $10.92 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 68.52 percent compared to last year to $8.87 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 $8.16 million, 14.45 percent, (51.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Dominican Republic increased $10.96 million, 199.3 percent, (17.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.49 million, 8.37 percent, (17.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $49,222, 1.95 percent, (2.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Cayman Islands increased $377,385, 19.98 percent, (2.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.8 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $85.95 million of the $93.63 million total.

All totaled, 67.74 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $63.42 million of the $93.63 million total