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

Exports: Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity

Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity, the No. 333 export by value totaled $55.17 million for the month of October, $539.74 million through October of 2018, and $615.61 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$279.83 M
2Mexico$164.76 M
3Japan$15.89 M
4South Korea$7.96 M
5Dominican Republic$7.08 M
6Marshall Islands$6.58 M
7United Kingdom$4.62 M
8China$4.21 M
9Germany$3.86 M
10Ireland$3.67 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $539.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $118,284,317
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $89,604,975
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $84,175,661
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $28,553,564
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $27,986,600
6Port Laredo $26,536,977
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $18,205,670
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,798,288
9Port of New York $10,358,832
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $9,297,706

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity increased 3.32 percent through October to $539.74 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity increased 3.32 percent from $522.4 million to $539.74 million through the first 10 months of 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 333 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 331 for the last full year with a total value of $615.61 million, a $44.1 million, 7.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Marshall Islands and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $279,830,637
2Mexico $164,761,094
3Japan $15,886,817
4South Korea $7,959,869
5Dominican Republic $7,083,262
6Marshall Islands $6,578,758
7United Kingdom $4,622,033
8China $4,208,753
9Germany $3,862,167
10Ireland $3,669,381

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $23,618,851
2Detroit $19,802,378
3Buffalo $13,431,056
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $8,258,344
5Atlanta/Savannah $2,876,024
6New Orleans $2,621,441
7Los Angeles $2,149,592
8Pembina, N.D. $1,960,019
9New York City $1,900,102
10San Juan $1,835,692

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 43.63 percent compared to last year to $118.28 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 1.01 percent compared to last year to $89.6 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.6 percent compared to last year to $84.18 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 23.86 percent compared to last year to $28.55 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 3.72 percent compared to last year to $27.99 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 increased $8.12 million, 2.99 percent, (51.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $10.56 million, 6.85 percent, (30.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $951,858, 6.37 percent, (2.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $903,958, 10.2 percent, (1.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic increased $2.02 million, 39.9 percent, (1.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.1 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $475.52 million of the $539.74 million total.

All totaled, 64.59 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $348.61 million of the $539.74 million total