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

Exports: Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings

Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings, the No. 167 export by value totaled $143.32 million for the month of October, $1.4 billion through October of 2018, and $1.55 billion 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$434.61 M
2Mexico$222.91 M
3China$74.93 M
4Japan$60.89 M
5Saudi Arabia$44.07 M
6United Kingdom$42.62 M
7France$38.71 M
8Germany$35.9 M
9The Netherlands$31.59 M
10South Korea$28.43 M
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U.S. exports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings increased 9.27 percent through October to $1.4 billion

U.S. exports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings increased 9.27 percent from $1.28 billion to $1.4 billion through the first 10 months of 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 167 through October 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 $1.55 billion, a $126.2 million, 8.89 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $434,609,985
2Mexico $222,914,814
3China $74,931,591
4Japan $60,890,313
5Saudi Arabia $44,069,348
6United Kingdom $42,622,911
7France $38,705,764
8Germany $35,896,267
9The Netherlands $31,590,870
10South Korea $28,434,873

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $28,860,026
2New York City $26,029,470
3Cleveland $20,764,974
4Chicago $19,523,649
5Detroit $19,156,721
6Low Value Shipments $15,564,116
7Los Angeles $14,551,131
8Houston $14,187,956
9Buffalo $13,392,522
10Great Falls, Mont. $12,582,873

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 24.13 percent compared to last year to $112.05 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 20.49 percent compared to last year to $98.65 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 10.09 percent compared to last year to $87.18 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 6.41 percent compared to last year to $84.77 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 3.34 percent compared to last year to $83.34 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 $32.26 million, 8.02 percent, (31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $33.97 million, 17.98 percent, (15.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $21.7 million, 40.77 percent, (5.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $9.5 million, 18.49 percent, (4.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia increased $11.36 million, 34.71 percent, (3.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.74 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $837.42 million of the $1.4 billion total.

All totaled, 33.24 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $466 million of the $1.4 billion total