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

Exports: Misc. steel bars

Misc. steel bars, the No. 322 export by value totaled $39.84 million for the month of December, $671.06 million through December of 2018, and $582.77 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
1Mexico$289.85 M
2Canada$254.46 M
3China$17.91 M
4United Kingdom$13 M
5Poland$11.09 M
6Vietnam$9.75 M
7Belgium$9.68 M
8The Netherlands$9.15 M
9Italy$5.69 M
10Germany$5.69 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $671.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $200,429,285
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $66,692,042
3Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $65,824,099
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $51,566,107
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $34,406,715
6Port of Chester, Penn. $32,783,027
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $31,504,049
8Port of New York $22,372,221
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $21,795,792
10Port of Virginia $17,511,911

U.S. exports of Misc. steel bars increased 15.15 percent through December to $671.06 million

U.S. exports of Misc. steel bars increased 15.15 percent from $582.77 million to $671.06 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 322 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 343 for the last full year with a total value of $582.77 million, a $118.96 million, 25.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. 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 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $289,850,627
2Canada $254,462,781
3China $17,907,062
4United Kingdom $13,003,901
5Poland $11,093,581
6Vietnam $9,754,703
7Belgium $9,677,145
8The Netherlands $9,152,784
9Italy $5,694,342
10Germany $5,692,805

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $115,161,372
2DETROIT, MI $51,381,372
3PHILADELPHIA, PA $18,186,724
4PEMBINA, ND $17,920,896
5BUFFALO, NY $17,430,086
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $13,654,890
7SEATTLE, WA $5,934,942
8LOS ANGELES, CA $5,864,502
9LOW VALUE $5,504,412
10HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $4,342,970

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 31.52 percent compared to last year to $200.43 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.25 percent compared to last year to $66.69 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 16.68 percent compared to last year to $65.82 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 6.63 percent compared to last year to $51.57 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 54.86 percent compared to last year to $34.41 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 Mexico increased $55.9 million, 23.89 percent, (43.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $11.21 million, 4.61 percent, (37.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $3.05 million, 20.57 percent, (2.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $160,458, 1.25 percent, (1.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Poland increased $2.3 million, 26.21 percent, (1.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.37 percent of all these Misc. steel bars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $586.32 million of the $671.06 million total.

All totaled, 62.43 percent of all these Misc. steel bars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $418.92 million of the $671.06 million total