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

Exports: Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes

Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes, the No. 620 export by value totaled $14.73 million for the month of March, $41.87 million through March of 2019, and $151.88 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
1Guyana$11.72 M
2Canada$7.46 M
3Mexico$6.91 M
4Trinidad and Tobago$5.6 M
5Nigeria$2.76 M
6United Kingdom$2.28 M
7Suriname$1.06 M
8Mauritania$929,476
9Egypt$475,174
10China$311,740
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U.S. exports of Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes increased 8.46 percent through March to $41.87 million

U.S. exports of Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes increased 8.46 percent from $38.6 million to $41.87 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 620 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 637 for the last full year with a total value of $151.88 million, a $7.82 million, 5.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Guyana, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago and No. 5 Nigeria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Guyana, No. 3 Malta, No. 4 Suriname and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guyana $11,716,561
2Canada $7,458,561
3Mexico $6,912,182
4Trinidad and Tobago $5,603,296
5Nigeria $2,759,177
6United Kingdom $2,280,135
7Suriname $1,055,293
8Mauritania $929,476
9Egypt $475,174
10China $311,740

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $30,976,007
2Pembina, N.D. $4,490,964
3Laredo $3,138,541
4New Orleans $3,115,911
5Seattle $1,315,719
6Detroit $1,279,380
7Great Falls, Mont. $723,177
8Buffalo $654,741
9Miami $573,783
10Duluth, Minn. $456,808

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 of Houston rose 63.73 percent compared to last year to $24.71 million.
  • Port Miami rose 3551.69 percent compared to last year to $5.14 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 320.76 percent compared to last year to $4.64 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 31.79 percent compared to last year to $1.64 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 85.9 percent compared to last year to $914,585.

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 Guyana increased $3.08 million, 35.6 percent, (27.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $5.9 million, 44.18 percent, (17.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $5.33 million, 337.04 percent, (16.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago increased $2.92 million, 109.03 percent, (13.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Nigeria increased $2.71 million, 5925.32 percent, (6.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.28 percent of all these Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $34.45 million of the $41.87 million total.

All totaled, 88.48 percent of all these Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $37.05 million of the $41.87 million total