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

Exports: Misc. iron or steel structures and parts

Misc. iron or steel structures and parts, the No. 252 export by value totaled $76.14 million for the month of February, $152.98 million through February of 2020, and $1.15 billion 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$77.36 M
2Mexico$14.75 M
3Bahamas$4.4 M
4Australia$4.16 M
5Japan$3.79 M
6Trinidad and Tobago$3.34 M
7Belgium$2.53 M
8Saudi Arabia$2.2 M
9South Korea$2.02 M
10Chile$1.79 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $152.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $13,961,366
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,518,332
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,511,447
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $7,494,205
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $7,417,142
6Port Laredo $6,703,929
7Port of Long Beach $6,403,207
8Port Everglades, Fla. $6,249,582
9Port of Houston $5,792,399
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $5,421,549

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts decreased 23.44 percent through February to $152.98 million

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts decreased 23.44 percent from $199.82 million to $152.98 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 252 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 215 for the last full year with a total value of $1.15 billion, a $74.62 million, 6.12 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Zambia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $77,358,948
2Mexico $14,752,483
3Bahamas $4,398,251
4Australia $4,162,497
5Japan $3,793,552
6Trinidad and Tobago $3,340,801
7Belgium $2,530,114
8Saudi Arabia $2,196,476
9South Korea $2,021,157
10Chile $1,786,719

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $24,275,372
2PEMBINA, ND $14,652,108
3SEATTLE, WA $13,530,594
4LAREDO, TX $10,878,522
5BUFFALO, NY $10,849,306
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $10,646,606
7MIAMI, FL $10,504,594
8LOS ANGELES, CA $6,891,134
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $5,546,284
10OGDENSBURG, NY $4,865,216

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 29.37 percent compared to last year to $13.96 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 21.83 percent compared to last year to $12.52 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 10.04 percent compared to last year to $9.51 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 1.36 percent compared to last year to $7.49 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 10.11 percent compared to last year to $7.42 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 $5.92 million, 8.29 percent, (50.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.23 million, 13.12 percent, (9.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Bahamas decreased $443,488, 9.16 percent, (2.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $1.32 million, 46.46 percent, (2.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $2.21 million, 140.06 percent, (2.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.29 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $104.47 million of the $152.98 million total.

All totaled, 33.27 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $50.9 million of the $152.98 million total