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

Exports: Misc. cast articles of iron, steel

Misc. cast articles of iron, steel, the No. 493 export by value totaled $26.34 million for the month of March, $73.03 million through March of 2019, and $331.95 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
1Canada$23.15 M
2Mexico$15.38 M
3Spain$4.37 M
4China$4.29 M
5Belgium$3.32 M
6United Kingdom$2.23 M
7South Korea$2.13 M
8France$2.05 M
9Dominican Republic$1.41 M
10Germany$1.4 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $73.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $11,490,682
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,964,125
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,596,278
4Los Angeles International Airport $4,404,441
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,807,941
6Port of New York $3,721,123
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,506,458
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $3,329,299
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,659,309
10Port of Newark $2,592,109

U.S. exports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel decreased 9.03 percent through March to $73.03 million

U.S. exports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel decreased 9.03 percent from $80.28 million to $73.03 million through the first three 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 493 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 471 for the last full year with a total value of $331.95 million, a $24.27 million, 7.89 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 China and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $23,154,646
2Mexico $15,383,819
3Spain $4,374,608
4China $4,293,756
5Belgium $3,324,080
6United Kingdom $2,230,145
7South Korea $2,125,925
8France $2,048,580
9Dominican Republic $1,407,104
10Germany $1,396,981

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $19,589,714
2Detroit $12,094,106
3New York City $11,336,658
4Los Angeles $11,175,094
5Phoenix/Nogales $4,795,949
6Pembina, N.D. $4,546,373
7Buffalo $4,113,173
8Chicago $3,877,144
9El Paso $3,132,892
10Seattle $2,875,251

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 30.04 percent compared to last year to $11.49 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 21.42 percent compared to last year to $4.96 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 22.82 percent compared to last year to $4.6 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 55.78 percent compared to last year to $4.4 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 3.55 percent compared to last year to $3.81 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 $2.96 million, 11.34 percent, (31.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $10.39 million, 40.32 percent, (21.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Spain increased $3.7 million, 547.07 percent, (5.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $517,573, 10.76 percent, (5.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $2.94 million, 756.88 percent, (4.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.19 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $50.53 million of the $73.03 million total.

All totaled, 40.07 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $29.26 million of the $73.03 million total