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

Exports: Misc. iron or steel structures and parts

Misc. iron or steel structures and parts, the No. 223 export by value totaled $83.34 million for the month of December, $1.22 billion through December of 2018, and $1.15 billion 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$594.62 M
2Mexico$145.52 M
3Japan$45.16 M
4Panama$33.26 M
5Bahamas$25.74 M
6Cameroon$22.66 M
7Australia$19.49 M
8Ukraine$16.16 M
9Saudi Arabia$14.82 M
10United Kingdom$14.12 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.22 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $97,098,791
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $94,272,585
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $87,767,027
4Port Laredo $86,891,974
5Port of New York $78,078,771
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $75,496,131
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $47,791,363
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $43,621,713
9Port of Houston $42,751,996
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $38,223,474

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 5.86 percent through December to $1.22 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 5.86 percent from $1.15 billion to $1.22 billion 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 223 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 225 for the last full year with a total value of $1.15 billion, a $23.99 million, 2.04 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Panama and No. 5 Bahamas. 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $594,624,462
2Mexico $145,520,973
3Japan $45,159,678
4Panama $33,257,008
5Bahamas $25,741,515
6Cameroon $22,661,699
7Australia $19,491,000
8Ukraine $16,160,554
9Saudi Arabia $14,822,086
10United Kingdom $14,122,241

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $95,354,212
2DETROIT, MI $72,853,870
3PEMBINA, ND $44,659,840
4LAREDO, TX $41,700,250
5BUFFALO, NY $30,290,012
6MIAMI, FL $30,192,208
7SEATTLE, WA $26,029,288
8LOS ANGELES, CA $22,017,870
9GREAT FALLS, MT $17,661,988
10HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $16,846,562

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.15 percent compared to last year to $97.1 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 18.74 percent compared to last year to $94.27 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 16.55 percent compared to last year to $87.77 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 5.95 percent compared to last year to $86.89 million.
  • Port of New York rose 104.38 percent compared to last year to $78.08 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 $60.66 million, 11.36 percent, (48.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $17.42 million, 10.69 percent, (11.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $33.85 million, 299.36 percent, (3.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Panama increased $24.67 million, 287.36 percent, (2.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahamas increased $2.75 million, 11.95 percent, (2.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.2 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $844.3 million of the $1.22 billion total.

All totaled, 36.4 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $444.11 million of the $1.22 billion total