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

Exports: Misc. steel bars

Misc. steel bars, the No. 344 export by value totaled $45.14 million for the month of July, $332.56 million through July of 2019, and $671.06 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
1Mexico$148.74 M
2Canada$108.82 M
3Germany$8.87 M
4Poland$8.07 M
5China$7.76 M
6United Kingdom$7.54 M
7Italy$4.81 M
8Belgium$4.73 M
9Japan$3.7 M
10South Korea$2.45 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. steel bars decreased 24.32 percent through July to $332.56 million

U.S. exports of Misc. steel bars decreased 24.32 percent from $439.42 million to $332.56 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 344 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 303 for the last full year with a total value of $671.06 million, a $88.3 million, 15.15 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Poland and No. 5 China. 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 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas.

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 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $148,740,483
2Canada $108,817,089
3Germany $8,871,953
4Poland $8,074,498
5China $7,756,070
6United Kingdom $7,535,451
7Italy $4,814,304
8Belgium $4,726,232
9Japan $3,700,802
10South Korea $2,446,226

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $79,013,930
2Detroit $33,328,881
3Pembina, N.D. $11,837,103
4Buffalo $10,599,639
5Philadelphia $10,492,705
6New York City $9,236,282
7Low Value Shipments $3,842,004
8Los Angeles $3,725,354
9Seattle $3,563,530
10Houston $3,540,059

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 Laredo rose 2.17 percent compared to last year to $118.23 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 41.3 percent compared to last year to $28.49 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 23.23 percent compared to last year to $26.61 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 6.65 percent compared to last year to $18.86 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 61.38 percent compared to last year to $18.75 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 decreased $30.49 million, 17.01 percent, (44.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $76.57 million, 41.3 percent, (32.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $5.02 million, 130.54 percent, (2.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Poland increased $1.39 million, 20.81 percent, (2.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $3.45 million, 30.82 percent, (2.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.88 percent of all these Misc. steel bars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $282.26 million of the $332.56 million total.

All totaled, 63.43 percent of all these Misc. steel bars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $210.96 million of the $332.56 million total