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

Exports: Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide

Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide, the No. 457 export by value totaled $12.7 million for the month of May, $114.63 million through May of 2020, and $360.5 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
1Mexico$79.4 M
2Canada$31 M
3Japan$1.47 M
4China$568,598
5South Korea$563,713
6Italy$259,426
7Germany$184,338
8Hong Kong$172,541
9United Arab Emirates$168,085
10Bahamas$155,902
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U.S. exports of Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide decreased 33.14 percent through May to $114.63 million

U.S. exports of Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide decreased 33.14 percent from $171.44 million to $114.63 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 457 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 412 for the last full year with a total value of $360.5 million, a $62.87 million, 14.85 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Pakistan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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:

  • Port Laredo fell 13.21 percent compared to last year to $38.26 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 45.12 percent compared to last year to $19.64 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 21.33 percent compared to last year to $10.76 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 63.07 percent compared to last year to $9.85 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 65.58 percent compared to last year to $8.05 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 Mexico decreased $47.8 million, 17.38 percent, (198.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $17.39 million, 12.9 percent, (102.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 China increased $916,863, 32.79 percent, (3.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Japan increased $907,610, 70.36 percent, (1.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Pakistan decreased $351,047, 19.41 percent, (1.27 percent market share).

All totaled, 97.65 percent of all these Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $352.02 million of the $360.5 million total.

All totaled, 75.52 percent of all these Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $86.57 million of the $114.63 million total