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

Exports: Misc. alloy steel bars and rods

Misc. alloy steel bars and rods, the No. 920 export by value totaled $1.54 million for the month of December, $32.75 million through December of 2018, and $46.65 million 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$23.67 M
2Mexico$4.04 M
3Japan$1.04 M
4Italy$817,623
5South Korea$667,132
6India$547,102
7Hong Kong$544,131
8France$394,417
9United Kingdom$201,764
10Singapore$179,978
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $32.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,930,598
2International Falls, Minn. $4,300,605
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,511,779
4Port Laredo $3,025,431
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,513,882
6Port of New York $1,064,742
7Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $963,480
8Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $627,443
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $619,641
10Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $535,069

U.S. exports of Misc. alloy steel bars and rods decreased 29.79 percent through December to $32.75 million

U.S. exports of Misc. alloy steel bars and rods decreased 29.79 percent from $46.65 million to $32.75 million in 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 920 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 879 for the last full year with a total value of $46.65 million, a $1.3 million, 2.72 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Laredo 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 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $23,665,311
2Mexico $4,044,653
3Japan $1,039,073
4Italy $817,623
5South Korea $667,132
6India $547,102
7Hong Kong $544,131
8France $394,417
9United Kingdom $201,764
10Singapore $179,978

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $7,608,376
2BUFFALO, NY $2,479,208
3DULUTH, MN $1,686,120
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,422,680
5LAREDO, TX $1,281,366
6LOS ANGELES, CA $570,084
7ANCHORAGE, AK $549,890
8ST. ALBANS, VT $395,902
9PEMBINA, ND $374,930
10DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $203,762

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 28.2 percent compared to last year to $10.93 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 31.31 percent compared to last year to $4.3 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 50.66 percent compared to last year to $3.51 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 17.33 percent compared to last year to $3.03 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 41.23 percent compared to last year to $2.51 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 $13.01 million, 35.48 percent, (72.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $20,836, 0.51 percent, (12.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $366,532, 26.08 percent, (3.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $17,161, 2.14 percent, (2.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $42,927, 6.05 percent, (2.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.32 percent of all these Misc. alloy steel bars and rods exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $30.23 million of the $32.75 million total.

All totaled, 74.14 percent of all these Misc. alloy steel bars and rods exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $24.28 million of the $32.75 million total