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

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

Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity, the No. 336 export by value totaled $50.19 million for the month of December, $637.48 million through December 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$325.32 M
2Mexico$194.85 M
3Japan$22.09 M
4South Korea$9.12 M
5Dominican Republic$8.75 M
6Marshall Islands$6.66 M
7United Kingdom$5.4 M
8Germany$5.3 M
9China$4.81 M
10Israel$3.97 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $637.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $136,654,467
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $101,987,737
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $96,870,147
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $34,636,616
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $34,214,693
6Port Laredo $33,081,784
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $22,786,217
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,030,484
9Port of New York $11,724,564
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $11,003,740

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity increased 3.55 percent through December to $637.48 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity increased 3.55 percent from $615.61 million to $637.48 million in 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 336 through December 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 $615.61 million, a $44.1 million, 7.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $325,321,440
2Mexico $194,850,178
3Japan $22,087,518
4South Korea $9,124,275
5Dominican Republic $8,754,863
6Marshall Islands $6,655,890
7United Kingdom $5,401,988
8Germany $5,302,258
9China $4,806,402
10Israel $3,974,830

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $80,914,840
2DETROIT, MI $55,659,456
3BUFFALO, NY $38,517,528
4OGDENSBURG, NY $25,133,906
5SAVANNAH, GA $8,524,618
6CHICAGO, IL $7,441,414
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $7,018,842
8LOS ANGELES, CA $6,439,408
9NEW ORLEANS, LA $5,710,342
10SAN JUAN, PR $5,449,946

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 34.73 percent compared to last year to $136.65 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 1.35 percent compared to last year to $101.99 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.2 percent compared to last year to $96.87 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 17.75 percent compared to last year to $34.64 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 8.35 percent compared to last year to $34.21 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 million, 2.52 percent, (51.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $12.17 million, 6.66 percent, (30.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $3.62 million, 19.59 percent, (3.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $1.25 million, 12.08 percent, (1.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic increased $2.27 million, 34.96 percent, (1.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.87 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 December of this year. That is equal to $560.14 million of the $637.48 million total.

All totaled, 63.43 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 December of this year. That is equal to $404.36 million of the $637.48 million total