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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Exports: Iron and steel bars, in coils

Iron and steel bars, in coils, the No. 774 export by value totaled $6.61 million for the month of July, $44.88 million through July of 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$18.22 M
2Dominican Republic$12.57 M
3Mexico$6.43 M
4Bahamas$2.63 M
5South Korea$877,687
6British Virgin Islands$760,265
7China$524,813
8Japan$415,542
9Turkey$286,122
10Israel$278,388
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $44.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $12,567,853
2Port Laredo $5,044,053
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $4,644,095
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,518,096
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,355,534
6Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $2,865,136
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,309,875
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,298,633
9International Falls, Minn. $998,170
10Brownsville International Bridges $894,985

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 30.24 percent through July to $44.88 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 30.24 percent from $64.34 million to $44.88 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 774 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 716 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 July of this year 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 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., 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 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Cayman Islands and No. 5 Bahamas. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $18,223,720
2Dominican Republic $12,573,538
3Mexico $6,432,695
4Bahamas $2,633,929
5South Korea $877,687
6British Virgin Islands $760,265
7China $524,813
8Japan $415,542
9Turkey $286,122
10Israel $278,388

January – July 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 through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 34.46 percent compared to last year to $12.57 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 40.04 percent compared to last year to $5.04 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 40.07 percent compared to last year to $4.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 58.65 percent compared to last year to $4.52 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 18 percent compared to last year to $3.36 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 $18.56 million, 50.45 percent, (40.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Dominican Republic increased $3.21 million, 34.26 percent, (28.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $3.82 million, 37.26 percent, (14.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $1.02 million, 63.39 percent, (5.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $526,355, 149.82 percent, (1.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.77 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $40.74 million of the $44.88 million total.

All totaled, 67.13 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $30.13 million of the $44.88 million total