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

Exports: Misc. cast articles of iron, steel

Misc. cast articles of iron, steel, the No. 496 export by value totaled $19.86 million for the month of February, $43.18 million through February of 2020, and $268.67 million 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$13.87 M
2Mexico$11.46 M
3China$2.11 M
4Germany$1.51 M
5United Kingdom$1.38 M
6Norway$1.25 M
7South Korea$1.19 M
8Spain$1.13 M
9France$1.05 M
10Taiwan$956,422
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U.S. exports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel decreased 7.50 percent through February to $43.18 million

U.S. exports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel decreased 7.50 percent from $46.69 million to $43.18 million through the first two 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 496 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 493 for the last full year with a total value of $268.67 million, a $63.27 million, 19.06 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany 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 Los Angeles International Airport 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 Spain, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $13,871,324
2Mexico $11,456,732
3China $2,107,993
4Germany $1,507,645
5United Kingdom $1,379,676
6Norway $1,249,588
7South Korea $1,191,691
8Spain $1,130,575
9France $1,050,376
10Taiwan $956,422

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $7,334,400
2LAREDO, TX $7,105,388
3DETROIT, MI $3,860,490
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $3,394,122
5PEMBINA, ND $1,833,348
6CHICAGO, IL $1,727,356
7BUFFALO, NY $1,614,942
8DULUTH, MN $1,591,448
9SEATTLE, WA $1,087,040
10HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $956,078

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 rose 18.27 percent compared to last year to $9.1 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 27.23 percent compared to last year to $3.08 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 10.49 percent compared to last year to $3 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 10.31 percent compared to last year to $2.61 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 28.85 percent compared to last year to $2.17 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 $333,034, 2.34 percent, (32.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $806,671, 7.57 percent, (26.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $738,025, 25.93 percent, (4.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $532,607, 54.62 percent, (3.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $83,357, 6.43 percent, (3.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.22 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $30.32 million of the $43.18 million total.

All totaled, 46.22 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $19.96 million of the $43.18 million total