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

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

Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, the No. 451 export by value totaled $27.01 million for the month of July, $203.19 million through July 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
1Canada$52.48 M
2Mexico$39.08 M
3Ukraine$26.34 M
4Japan$10.19 M
5Australia$7.06 M
6Israel$4.85 M
7Italy$4.71 M
8Saudi Arabia$4.59 M
9China$3.2 M
10Brazil$2.91 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $203.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $38,628,872
2Port Laredo $24,759,955
3Port of Houston $20,804,093
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $14,863,461
5Port of Los Angeles $13,532,709
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $10,230,881
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,133,080
8Port of Virginia $6,517,183
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $4,431,921
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $4,389,507

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity decreased 6.39 percent through July to $203.19 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity decreased 6.39 percent from $217.06 million to $203.19 million through the first seven 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 451 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 446 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ukraine, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. 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 United Kingdom and No. 5 Ukraine. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $52,476,706
2Mexico $39,075,056
3Ukraine $26,344,311
4Japan $10,187,905
5Australia $7,060,420
6Israel $4,849,839
7Italy $4,711,446
8Saudi Arabia $4,588,254
9China $3,195,242
10Brazil $2,913,420

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 61.13 percent compared to last year to $38.63 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 25.05 percent compared to last year to $24.76 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 12.11 percent compared to last year to $20.8 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 3.55 percent compared to last year to $14.86 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 50.63 percent compared to last year to $13.53 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 $14.85 million, 22.05 percent, (25.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $4.7 million, 13.66 percent, (19.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ukraine increased $19.94 million, 311.25 percent, (12.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $4.98 million, 95.62 percent, (5.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $4.16 million, 143.36 percent, (3.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.51 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 July of this year. That is equal to $135.14 million of the $203.19 million total.

All totaled, 55.41 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 July of this year. That is equal to $112.59 million of the $203.19 million total