Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Misc. steel bars

Misc. steel bars, the No. 369 export by value totaled $39.59 million for the month of February, $77.09 million through February of 2020, and $525.85 million for all of 2019, 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$31.17 M
2Mexico$30.32 M
3Belgium$1.75 M
4China$1.65 M
5Germany$1.43 M
6Italy$1.33 M
7United Kingdom$1.19 M
8Poland$1.17 M
9France$767,441
10Philippines$671,845
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $77.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $26,124,060
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,877,412
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,244,373
4Port of Chester, Penn. $5,039,631
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,237,224
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $3,241,195
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $2,827,763
8Port of New York $2,730,615
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $2,196,309
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,492,595

U.S. exports of Misc. steel bars decreased 16.89 percent through February to $77.09 million

U.S. exports of Misc. steel bars decreased 16.89 percent from $92.76 million to $77.09 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 369 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 336 for the last full year with a total value of $525.85 million, a $145.21 million, 21.64 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Poland and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $31,174,931
2Mexico $30,320,826
3Belgium $1,747,110
4China $1,651,629
5Germany $1,431,916
6Italy $1,327,129
7United Kingdom $1,190,086
8Poland $1,165,079
9France $767,441
10Philippines $671,845

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $26,301,016
2DETROIT, MI $12,051,002
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $5,658,356
4PHILADELPHIA, PA $3,611,752
5BUFFALO, NY $3,402,618
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $3,180,378
7LOW VALUE $3,081,578
8PEMBINA, ND $2,505,360
9LOS ANGELES, CA $1,783,070
10SEATTLE, WA $1,071,322

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 9.66 percent compared to last year to $26.12 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 33.18 percent compared to last year to $9.88 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 25.17 percent compared to last year to $5.24 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 1.48 percent compared to last year to $5.04 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 49.47 percent compared to last year to $4.24 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 $1.05 million, 3.26 percent, (40.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $9.92 million, 24.66 percent, (39.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $281,713, 19.22 percent, (2.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $157,857, 10.57 percent, (2.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $1.01 million, 41.47 percent, (1.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.04 percent of all these Misc. steel bars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $66.33 million of the $77.09 million total.

All totaled, 65.54 percent of all these Misc. steel bars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $50.52 million of the $77.09 million total