Current data is through December 2019.

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

Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity, the No. 334 export by value totaled $41.93 million for the month of December, $609.45 million in 2019, and $637.48 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$318.19 M
2Mexico$183.85 M
3Japan$17.25 M
4South Korea$10.93 M
5Dominican Republic$7.69 M
6Germany$7.45 M
7United Kingdom$5.25 M
8China$4.87 M
9Argentina$4.46 M
10Belgium$4.35 M
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U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity decreased 4.40 percent through December 2019 to $609.45 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity decreased 4.40 percent from $637.48 million to $609.45 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 334 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 336 for the last full year with a total value of $637.48 million, a $21.86 million, 3.55 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. 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 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..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $318,191,639
2Mexico $183,848,907
3Japan $17,250,041
4South Korea $10,929,206
5Dominican Republic $7,693,385
6Germany $7,451,168
7United Kingdom $5,250,645
8China $4,865,139
9Argentina $4,463,627
10Belgium $4,347,509

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $49,056,097
2Detroit $38,596,566
3Buffalo $25,813,818
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $19,134,797
5Atlanta/Savannah $6,169,770
6Chicago $4,690,037
7New York City $4,509,060
8El Paso $4,401,468
9Los Angeles $4,293,168
10Low Value Shipments $3,378,649

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 3.11 percent compared to last year to $132.41 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 3.24 percent compared to last year to $98.69 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.58 percent compared to last year to $89.52 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 20.78 percent compared to last year to $41.33 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 6.44 percent compared to last year to $32.41 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 $7.13 million, 2.19 percent, (52.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $11 million, 5.65 percent, (30.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $4.84 million, 21.9 percent, (2.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $1.8 million, 19.78 percent, (1.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic decreased $1.06 million, 12.12 percent, (1.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.26 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $537.91 million of the $609.45 million total.

All totaled, 64.71 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $394.35 million of the $609.45 million total