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

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

Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, the No. 442 export by value totaled $38.86 million for the month of October, $320.12 million through October of 2018, and $327.53 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$92.01 M
2Mexico$52.31 M
3Ukraine$20.07 M
4Israel$10 M
5Japan$7.9 M
6United Kingdom$7.86 M
7Italy$7.22 M
8Brazil$6.99 M
9Liberia$6.72 M
10India$5.14 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $320.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $44,103,312
2Port of Houston $30,356,991
3Port Laredo $29,469,275
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $21,868,167
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,619,706
6Port of Los Angeles $13,429,485
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $13,001,947
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $12,588,049
9Port of Morgan City, La. $12,349,506
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,047,275

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity increased 15.37 percent through October to $320.12 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity increased 15.37 percent from $277.48 million to $320.12 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 442 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 457 for the last full year with a total value of $327.53 million, a $963,310, 0.29 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ukraine, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ukraine, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $92,006,783
2Mexico $52,308,417
3Ukraine $20,068,424
4Israel $9,998,191
5Japan $7,904,603
6United Kingdom $7,860,498
7Italy $7,217,184
8Brazil $6,987,762
9Liberia $6,718,045
10India $5,142,900

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $8,369,771
2Laredo $7,512,757
3Pembina, N.D. $5,388,978
4New Orleans $5,336,858
5Los Angeles $5,208,644
6New York City $4,767,442
7Houston $3,352,045
8Atlanta/Savannah $2,490,715
9Miami $2,033,123
10San Diego $1,801,149

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:

  • Port of New York rose 5.95 percent compared to last year to $44.1 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 19.59 percent compared to last year to $30.36 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 32.3 percent compared to last year to $29.47 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.64 percent compared to last year to $21.87 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 10.54 percent compared to last year to $19.62 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 $9.58 million, 11.62 percent, (28.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.59 million, 5.2 percent, (16.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ukraine decreased $13.26 million, 39.79 percent, (6.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Israel increased $6.85 million, 218.07 percent, (3.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $2.32 million, 41.62 percent, (2.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.94 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $182.29 million of the $320.12 million total.

All totaled, 45.43 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $145.42 million of the $320.12 million total