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

Exports: Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts

Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts, the No. 521 export by value totaled $22.34 million for the month of December, $272.45 million through December of 2018, and $248.67 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$128.84 M
2Mexico$18.04 M
3South Korea$15.98 M
4United Kingdom$15.6 M
5Philippines$8.7 M
6China$8.61 M
7Japan$7.98 M
8Australia$5.84 M
9Hong Kong$3.01 M
10United Arab Emirates$2.96 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $272.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low-Valued Imports and Exports $61,027,023
2Port of Long Beach $28,486,228
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,542,147
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $19,265,773
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $15,279,530
6Port of Los Angeles $13,472,949
7Port of New York $11,967,698
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,317,440
9Port Laredo $9,913,677
10Port Miami $7,404,957

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts increased 9.56 percent through December to $272.45 million

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts increased 9.56 percent from $248.67 million to $272.45 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 521 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 524 for the last full year with a total value of $248.67 million, a $5.16 million, 2.03 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $128,843,505
2Mexico $18,036,007
3South Korea $15,975,749
4United Kingdom $15,600,651
5Philippines $8,697,954
6China $8,610,948
7Japan $7,980,852
8Australia $5,837,762
9Hong Kong $3,012,997
10United Arab Emirates $2,959,962

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $29,313,106
2LOW VALUE $28,108,972
3DETROIT, MI $18,028,156
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $8,089,746
5MIAMI, FL $6,720,520
6BUFFALO, NY $5,857,264
7LAREDO, TX $4,031,698
8SEATTLE, WA $3,581,554
9CHICAGO, IL $3,285,650
10SAN FRANCISCO, CA $2,519,472

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 7.39 percent compared to last year to $61.03 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 19.85 percent compared to last year to $28.49 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 13.4 percent compared to last year to $22.54 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 19.46 percent compared to last year to $19.27 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.42 percent compared to last year to $15.28 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 increased $14.31 million, 12.49 percent, (47.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.13 million, 13.36 percent, (6.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $3.54 million, 28.5 percent, (5.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $6.66 million, 74.58 percent, (5.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Philippines decreased $653,628, 6.99 percent, (3.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.69 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $187.15 million of the $272.45 million total.

All totaled, 53.81 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $146.6 million of the $272.45 million total