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

Exports: Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings

Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings, the No. 169 export by value totaled $136.69 million for the month of August, $1.11 billion through August of 2019, and $1.67 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$323.53 M
2Mexico$174.01 M
3China$60.58 M
4Japan$42.88 M
5United Kingdom$39.35 M
6The Netherlands$38.62 M
7Germany$31.09 M
8France$28.04 M
9Saudi Arabia$27.87 M
10South Korea$25.43 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.11 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $87,966,846
2Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $71,116,155
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $70,095,312
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $66,777,736
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $65,309,024
6Port of Houston $57,918,883
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $51,850,828
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $45,743,975
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $41,233,599
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $40,852,670

U.S. exports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings decreased 1.55 percent through August to $1.11 billion

U.S. exports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings decreased 1.55 percent from $1.13 billion to $1.11 billion through the first eight 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 169 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 169 for the last full year with a total value of $1.67 billion, a $120.4 million, 7.79 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners 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 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare 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 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $323,525,259
2Mexico $174,014,393
3China $60,577,213
4Japan $42,881,089
5United Kingdom $39,347,111
6The Netherlands $38,620,841
7Germany $31,094,839
8France $28,040,426
9Saudi Arabia $27,866,569
10South Korea $25,434,496

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $60,225,243
2New York City $50,806,683
3Cleveland $40,432,274
4Detroit $39,773,142
5Houston $35,750,404
6Los Angeles $34,266,252
7Chicago $34,041,326
8Low Value Shipments $30,646,542
9Buffalo $25,705,116
10Miami $23,112,345

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 2.15 percent compared to last year to $87.97 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 12.22 percent compared to last year to $71.12 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 2.01 percent compared to last year to $70.1 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 7.16 percent compared to last year to $66.78 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 2.15 percent compared to last year to $65.31 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 $24.08 million, 6.93 percent, (29.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.07 million, 1.18 percent, (15.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $1.97 million, 3.15 percent, (5.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $6.99 million, 14.02 percent, (3.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $4.88 million, 14.15 percent, (3.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.8 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $640.35 million of the $1.11 billion total.

All totaled, 32.61 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $361.27 million of the $1.11 billion total