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

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

Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, the No. 439 export by value totaled $27.21 million for the month of December, $382.97 million through December 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$105.64 M
2Mexico$66.52 M
3Ukraine$20.51 M
4Israel$13.09 M
5Japan$9.5 M
6Italy$8.11 M
7United Kingdom$8.04 M
8Liberia$7.87 M
9China$7.66 M
10Brazil$7.52 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $382.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $50,011,762
2Port of Houston $43,906,797
3Port Laredo $36,418,259
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $25,012,764
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $23,449,720
6Port of Los Angeles $15,912,986
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $13,595,906
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $13,162,485
9Port of Morgan City, La. $12,980,161
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $12,503,922

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity increased 16.93 percent through December to $382.97 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity increased 16.93 percent from $327.53 million to $382.97 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 439 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 461 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $105,640,006
2Mexico $66,521,899
3Ukraine $20,505,347
4Israel $13,093,508
5Japan $9,498,029
6Italy $8,109,208
7United Kingdom $8,038,543
8Liberia $7,872,517
9China $7,660,245
10Brazil $7,517,208

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $23,974,122
2DETROIT, MI $22,576,570
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $17,639,492
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $13,893,236
5LOS ANGELES, CA $13,796,422
6PEMBINA, ND $13,097,996
7NEW ORLEANS, LA $11,737,222
8MIAMI, FL $8,713,790
9SAN DIEGO, CA $5,831,630
10SAVANNAH, GA $5,029,832

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 14.05 percent compared to last year to $50.01 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 30.42 percent compared to last year to $43.91 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 33.3 percent compared to last year to $36.42 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.49 percent compared to last year to $25.01 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 14.19 percent compared to last year to $23.45 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 $11.31 million, 11.99 percent, (27.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $8.43 million, 14.52 percent, (17.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ukraine decreased $19.02 million, 48.12 percent, (5.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Israel increased $6.55 million, 100.16 percent, (3.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $2.78 million, 41.34 percent, (2.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.21 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 December of this year. That is equal to $215.26 million of the $382.97 million total.

All totaled, 46.69 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 December of this year. That is equal to $178.8 million of the $382.97 million total