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

Exports: Iron and steel pipes and tubing

Iron and steel pipes and tubing, the No. 208 export by value totaled $105.36 million for the month of February, $204.73 million through February of 2019, and $1.5 billion 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$90.53 M
2Mexico$63.82 M
3Saudi Arabia$4.49 M
4United Kingdom$3.42 M
5China$3.39 M
6Brazil$2.79 M
7Singapore$2.39 M
8Argentina$2.23 M
9Oman$2.12 M
10France$2.02 M
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U.S. exports of Iron and steel pipes and tubing decreased 18.99 percent through February to $204.73 million

U.S. exports of Iron and steel pipes and tubing decreased 18.99 percent from $252.71 million to $204.73 million through the first two 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 208 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 176 for the last full year with a total value of $1.5 billion, a $34.42 million, 2.24 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston 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 Malta, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $90,527,067
2Mexico $63,820,781
3Saudi Arabia $4,489,753
4United Kingdom $3,420,653
5China $3,386,720
6Brazil $2,793,052
7Singapore $2,387,285
8Argentina $2,229,231
9Oman $2,117,101
10France $2,016,072

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $95,287,463
2Detroit $81,840,784
3Buffalo $73,418,249
4Houston $37,619,441
5Pembina, N.D. $35,590,553
6Los Angeles $16,228,432
7San Diego $13,250,037
8Seattle $11,921,579
9New York City $9,361,174
10Great Falls, Mont. $8,254,646

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 12.15 percent compared to last year to $39.19 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 28.2 percent compared to last year to $30.92 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 29.72 percent compared to last year to $21.75 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 5.5 percent compared to last year to $19.44 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 27.52 percent compared to last year to $14.42 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 $51.24 million, 36.14 percent, (44.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.64 million, 4.32 percent, (31.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $2.38 million, 112.98 percent, (2.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $487,605, 16.62 percent, (1.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $1.55 million, 31.47 percent, (1.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.91 percent of all these Iron and steel pipes and tubing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $165.64 million of the $204.73 million total.

All totaled, 61.41 percent of all these Iron and steel pipes and tubing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $125.73 million of the $204.73 million total