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

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

Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, the No. 413 export by value totaled $32.55 million for the month of March, $102.19 million through March of 2019, and $382.97 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
1Ukraine$26.32 M
2Canada$23.51 M
3Mexico$17.18 M
4Japan$4.37 M
5Saudi Arabia$3.7 M
6Italy$3.19 M
7Liberia$2.36 M
8South Korea$1.44 M
9Australia$1.31 M
10Israel$1.25 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $102.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $30,882,725
2Port Laredo $10,374,209
3Port of Houston $7,091,258
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,910,629
5Port of Los Angeles $5,250,783
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,054,812
7Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $3,536,989
8Port of Virginia $3,206,703
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,051,480
10Port of Morgan City, La. $2,807,180

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity increased 15.63 percent through March to $102.19 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity increased 15.63 percent from $88.38 million to $102.19 million through the first three 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 413 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 449 for the last full year with a total value of $382.97 million, a $55.44 million, 16.93 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Ukraine, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Marshall Islands and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ukraine $26,324,696
2Canada $23,512,093
3Mexico $17,183,710
4Japan $4,371,961
5Saudi Arabia $3,702,577
6Italy $3,188,179
7Liberia $2,359,447
8South Korea $1,441,641
9Australia $1,311,447
10Israel $1,247,732

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $18,945,668
2Houston $17,502,263
3Detroit $15,344,382
4New York City $11,680,543
5Los Angeles $8,309,066
6Pembina, N.D. $7,287,255
7New Orleans $6,898,552
8Miami $5,926,008
9San Diego $3,742,806
10Buffalo $3,079,722

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 375.43 percent compared to last year to $30.88 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 18.6 percent compared to last year to $10.37 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 13.11 percent compared to last year to $7.09 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 22.54 percent compared to last year to $6.91 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.39 percent compared to last year to $5.25 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 Ukraine increased $25.58 million, 3429.29 percent, (25.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $4.82 million, 17 percent, (23.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $3.47 million, 25.34 percent, (16.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $2.83 million, 184.24 percent, (4.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia increased $3.25 million, 719.83 percent, (3.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.48 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 March of this year. That is equal to $75.1 million of the $102.19 million total.

All totaled, 59.21 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 March of this year. That is equal to $60.51 million of the $102.19 million total