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

Exports: Misc. alloy steel bars and rods

Misc. alloy steel bars and rods, the No. 914 export by value totaled $1.8 million for the month of October, $29.19 million through October of 2018, and $46.65 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$21.1 M
2Mexico$3.78 M
3Japan$903,373
4Italy$728,939
5South Korea$571,911
6India$516,329
7Hong Kong$423,873
8France$391,719
9United Kingdom$174,009
10Singapore$136,044
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U.S. exports of Misc. alloy steel bars and rods decreased 27.32 percent through October to $29.19 million

U.S. exports of Misc. alloy steel bars and rods decreased 27.32 percent from $40.16 million to $29.19 million through the first 10 months of 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 914 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 872 for the last full year with a total value of $46.65 million, a $1.3 million, 2.72 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $21,096,849
2Mexico $3,780,725
3Japan $903,373
4Italy $728,939
5South Korea $571,911
6India $516,329
7Hong Kong $423,873
8France $391,719
9United Kingdom $174,009
10Singapore $136,044

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $3,179,516
2Buffalo $1,108,321
3Duluth, Minn. $720,852
4New York City $631,604
5Laredo $537,448
6Anchorage $173,685
7Pembina, N.D. $156,806
8St. Albans, Vt. $140,455
9Los Angeles $128,700
10Baltimore $100,400

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 18.79 percent compared to last year to $10.19 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 34.82 percent compared to last year to $3.82 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 51.74 percent compared to last year to $3.13 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 37.43 percent compared to last year to $2.76 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 46.41 percent compared to last year to $1.9 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 $10.76 million, 33.78 percent, (72.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $333,947, 9.69 percent, (12.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $314,296, 25.81 percent, (3.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $85,384, 13.27 percent, (2.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $14,765, 2.65 percent, (1.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.78 percent of all these Misc. alloy steel bars and rods exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $27.08 million of the $29.19 million total.

All totaled, 74.71 percent of all these Misc. alloy steel bars and rods exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $21.81 million of the $29.19 million total