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

Exports: Misc. stainless steel bars, rods

Misc. stainless steel bars, rods, the No. 453 export by value totaled $23.14 million for the month of December, $363.55 million through December of 2018, and $369.28 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$87.09 M
2Mexico$52.46 M
3China$46.35 M
4France$19.9 M
5Germany$14.46 M
6United Kingdom$12.45 M
7Belgium$12.09 M
8South Korea$11.48 M
9Israel$8.59 M
10Singapore$8.55 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $363.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $52,060,819
2Port of Chester, Penn. $28,644,795
3Port Laredo $26,024,395
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $23,612,126
5Port of Long Beach $20,500,483
6Port of Los Angeles $20,262,975
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,668,136
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,512,546
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $11,021,366
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $10,630,282

U.S. exports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods decreased 1.55 percent through December to $363.55 million

U.S. exports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods decreased 1.55 percent from $369.28 million to $363.55 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 453 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 438 for the last full year with a total value of $369.28 million, a $67.45 million, 22.35 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $87,089,350
2Mexico $52,456,263
3China $46,345,133
4France $19,901,577
5Germany $14,459,571
6United Kingdom $12,451,978
7Belgium $12,090,119
8South Korea $11,479,267
9Israel $8,586,559
10Singapore $8,547,852

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $34,391,740
2LOS ANGELES, CA $24,462,896
3LAREDO, TX $14,552,354
4PHILADELPHIA, PA $13,025,964
5BUFFALO, NY $9,825,134
6DETROIT, MI $9,428,618
7MIAMI, FL $5,573,584
8LOW VALUE $5,255,342
9CHARLESTON, SC $4,167,406
10PEMBINA, ND $3,955,480

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 44.94 percent compared to last year to $52.06 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 26.85 percent compared to last year to $28.64 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 43.77 percent compared to last year to $26.02 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 1.1 percent compared to last year to $23.61 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 51.68 percent compared to last year to $20.5 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 $1.62 million, 1.83 percent, (23.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $16.84 million, 24.3 percent, (14.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $3.47 million, 8.08 percent, (12.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France decreased $5.37 million, 21.24 percent, (5.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $1.49 million, 11.49 percent, (3.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.58 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $220.25 million of the $363.55 million total.

All totaled, 41.49 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $150.84 million of the $363.55 million total