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

Exports: Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes

Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes, the No. 654 export by value totaled $8.85 million for the month of July, $84.02 million through July of 2019, and $151.88 million 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$22.32 M
2Mexico$20.09 M
3Guyana$17.03 M
4Trinidad and Tobago$8 M
5Nigeria$2.77 M
6United Kingdom$2.41 M
7Equatorial Guinea$1.29 M
8China$1.07 M
9Suriname$1.06 M
10Mauritania$929,476
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $84.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $46,200,555
2Port Laredo $8,998,704
3Port Miami $5,406,693
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,218,344
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $2,775,411
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,621,440
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,289,355
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $1,202,753
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,134,300
10Brownsville International Bridges $993,656

U.S. exports of Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes decreased 21.66 percent through July to $84.02 million

U.S. exports of Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes decreased 21.66 percent from $107.25 million to $84.02 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 654 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 607 for the last full year with a total value of $151.88 million, a $7.82 million, 5.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Guyana, No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago and No. 5 Nigeria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Malta, No. 3 Guyana, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $22,319,499
2Mexico $20,086,424
3Guyana $17,028,531
4Trinidad and Tobago $7,996,997
5Nigeria $2,766,591
6United Kingdom $2,414,337
7Equatorial Guinea $1,291,652
8China $1,069,699
9Suriname $1,055,293
10Mauritania $929,476

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $30,976,007
2Pembina, N.D. $4,490,964
3Laredo $3,138,541
4New Orleans $3,115,911
5Seattle $1,315,719
6Detroit $1,279,380
7Great Falls, Mont. $723,177
8Buffalo $654,741
9Miami $573,783
10Duluth, Minn. $456,808

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 Houston rose 76.09 percent compared to last year to $46.2 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 168.1 percent compared to last year to $9 million.
  • Port Miami rose 2227.1 percent compared to last year to $5.41 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 30.45 percent compared to last year to $5.22 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 70.07 percent compared to last year to $2.78 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 $28.44 million, 56.03 percent, (26.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $14.41 million, 254.16 percent, (23.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Guyana increased $5.36 million, 45.9 percent, (20.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago increased $2.92 million, 57.55 percent, (9.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Nigeria increased $2.51 million, 980.17 percent, (3.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.55 percent of all these Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $70.2 million of the $84.02 million total.

All totaled, 81.65 percent of all these Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $68.6 million of the $84.02 million total