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

Exports: Misc. cast articles of iron, steel

Misc. cast articles of iron, steel, the No. 470 export by value totaled $28.48 million for the month of October, $281.01 million through October of 2018, and $307.68 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$87.29 M
2Canada$84.15 M
3China$18.37 M
4Germany$9.11 M
5Belgium$7.89 M
6United Kingdom$7.06 M
7Singapore$4.91 M
8India$4.68 M
9Italy$4.27 M
10Spain$3.8 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $281.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $57,203,334
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,895,775
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $16,373,231
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $12,087,094
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $11,315,275
6Los Angeles International Airport $10,070,051
7Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $9,862,555
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,747,376
9Port of Long Beach $8,314,279
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $7,877,260

U.S. exports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel increased 5.82 percent through October to $281.01 million

U.S. exports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel increased 5.82 percent from $265.57 million to $281.01 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 470 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 473 for the last full year with a total value of $307.68 million, a $32.02 million, 11.62 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Belgium. 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $87,290,272
2Canada $84,146,342
3China $18,366,494
4Germany $9,114,338
5Belgium $7,885,425
6United Kingdom $7,063,660
7Singapore $4,905,834
8India $4,683,072
9Italy $4,267,383
10Spain $3,802,828

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $10,403,694
2Detroit $6,666,737
3Los Angeles $5,299,959
4Phoenix/Nogales $4,232,312
5Pembina, N.D. $2,825,820
6Buffalo $2,385,000
7Chicago $1,870,360
8New York City $1,652,949
9El Paso $1,484,275
10Seattle $1,482,038

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 40.63 percent compared to last year to $57.2 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 17.13 percent compared to last year to $20.9 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 16.61 percent compared to last year to $16.37 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 49.15 percent compared to last year to $12.09 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 12.3 percent compared to last year to $11.32 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 $12.28 million, 16.36 percent, (31.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $4.84 million, 5.44 percent, (29.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $6.99 million, 61.46 percent, (6.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $382,800, 4.03 percent, (3.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $8.14 million, 50.78 percent, (2.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.59 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $206.8 million of the $281.01 million total.

All totaled, 41.95 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $117.87 million of the $281.01 million total