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

Exports: Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings

Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings, the No. 171 export by value totaled $99.98 million for the month of May, $621.07 million through May of 2020, and $1.65 billion 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
1Canada$167.44 M
2Mexico$90.93 M
3China$34.97 M
4Japan$32.2 M
5The Netherlands$23.84 M
6Singapore$22.25 M
7United Kingdom$21.05 M
8South Korea$18.98 M
9France$18.82 M
10Germany$15.99 M
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U.S. exports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings decreased 10.62 percent through May to $621.07 million

U.S. exports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings decreased 10.62 percent from $694.88 million to $621.07 million through the first five 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 171 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 166 for the last full year with a total value of $1.65 billion, a $17.72 million, 1.06 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 44.18 percent compared to last year to $54.88 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 155.35 percent compared to last year to $43.88 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 22.1 percent compared to last year to $42.75 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 8.59 percent compared to last year to $40.08 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 17.66 percent compared to last year to $33.64 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $35.74 million, 7 percent, (76.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $12.63 million, 4.72 percent, (41.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 China decreased $1.27 million, 1.39 percent, (14.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Japan decreased $5.04 million, 7.03 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $17.15 million, 42.13 percent, (9.32 percent market share).

All totaled, 57.32 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $944.44 million of the $1.65 billion total.

All totaled, 34.66 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $215.24 million of the $621.07 million total