Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

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

Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, the No. 516 export by value totaled $20.85 million for the month of February, $40.02 million through February of 2020, and $340.6 million for all of 2019, 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
1Mexico$9.71 M
2Canada$8.47 M
3Brazil$1.87 M
4Japan$1.76 M
5Chile$1.16 M
6Saudi Arabia$922,639
7United Kingdom$883,857
8Belgium$857,308
9Denmark$839,804
10Equatorial Guinea$837,298
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $40.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $4,608,594
2Port of New York $4,444,173
3Port of Houston $4,406,624
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,041,854
5Port of Virginia $1,951,377
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,893,579
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,778,477
8Port of Los Angeles $1,613,784
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,510,808
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,309,696

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity decreased 42.53 percent through February to $40.02 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity decreased 42.53 percent from $69.64 million to $40.02 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 516 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 400 for the last full year with a total value of $340.6 million, a $42.37 million, 11.06 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Ukraine, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. 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 of Los Angeles.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $9,706,992
2Canada $8,474,625
3Brazil $1,865,834
4Japan $1,760,782
5Chile $1,163,219
6Saudi Arabia $922,639
7United Kingdom $883,857
8Belgium $857,308
9Denmark $839,804
10Equatorial Guinea $837,298

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $4,897,954
2LAREDO, TX $4,684,154
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $4,639,674
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $4,165,756
5SEATTLE, WA $4,152,098
6DETROIT, MI $3,486,656
7GREAT FALLS, MT $2,646,974
8MIAMI, FL $2,155,894
9PEMBINA, ND $2,111,710
10NOGALES, AZ $1,478,986

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 29.68 percent compared to last year to $4.61 million.
  • Port of New York fell 80.94 percent compared to last year to $4.44 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 7.42 percent compared to last year to $4.41 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 38.3 percent compared to last year to $2.04 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 320.54 percent compared to last year to $1.95 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 Mexico decreased $964,288, 9.04 percent, (24.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $9.02 million, 51.56 percent, (21.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $837,533, 81.45 percent, (4.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $568,909, 24.42 percent, (4.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $923,622, 385.49 percent, (2.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.4 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 February of this year. That is equal to $22.97 million of the $40.02 million total.

All totaled, 43.61 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 February of this year. That is equal to $17.45 million of the $40.02 million total