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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Exports: Misc. iron or steel structures and parts

Misc. iron or steel structures and parts, the No. 221 export by value totaled $96.71 million for the month of July, $677.24 million through July of 2019, and $1.22 billion for all of 2018, 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$328.04 M
2Mexico$64.6 M
3Zambia$42.91 M
4South Korea$17.71 M
5Bahamas$12.33 M
6Trinidad and Tobago$11.45 M
7Guyana$11.37 M
8Norway$8.46 M
9Australia$7.35 M
10Peru$7.09 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $677.24 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $66,067,190
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $52,327,484
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $50,882,231
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $50,310,133
5Port of Houston $49,950,535
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $39,982,316
7Port Laredo $37,413,218
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $28,687,863
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $27,299,897
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $19,201,880

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts decreased 4.65 percent through July to $677.24 million

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts decreased 4.65 percent from $710.3 million to $677.24 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 221 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 228 for the last full year with a total value of $1.22 billion, a $67.57 million, 5.86 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Zambia, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Panama and No. 5 Cameroon. 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 Laredo and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $328,044,913
2Mexico $64,598,955
3Zambia $42,906,384
4South Korea $17,708,968
5Bahamas $12,332,732
6Trinidad and Tobago $11,446,710
7Guyana $11,370,485
8Norway $8,459,658
9Australia $7,352,910
10Peru $7,087,045

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $53,542,693
2New York City $50,858,818
3Pembina, N.D. $30,532,291
4Laredo $28,698,034
5Buffalo $24,128,495
6Miami $21,122,729
7Seattle $18,314,869
8Los Angeles $15,352,851
9Great Falls, Mont. $13,115,947
10Houston $12,410,302

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 46.33 percent compared to last year to $66.07 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.82 percent compared to last year to $52.33 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 6.88 percent compared to last year to $50.88 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 0.34 percent compared to last year to $50.31 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 160.49 percent compared to last year to $49.95 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 $9.59 million, 2.84 percent, (48.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $24.22 million, 27.27 percent, (9.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Zambia increased $42.83 million, 55206 percent, (6.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $13.31 million, 302.22 percent, (2.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahamas decreased $5.23 million, 29.8 percent, (1.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.75 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $465.59 million of the $677.24 million total.

All totaled, 39.8 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $269.54 million of the $677.24 million total