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

Exports: Misc. iron or steel structures and parts

Misc. iron or steel structures and parts, the No. 227 export by value totaled $91.98 million for the month of March, $291.8 million through March of 2019, and $1.22 billion 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$115.1 M
2Zambia$42.91 M
3Mexico$26.04 M
4South Korea$15.86 M
5Trinidad and Tobago$8.09 M
6Norway$7.93 M
7Bahamas$6.39 M
8Australia$3.44 M
9Haiti$3.26 M
10Chile$2.7 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $291.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $50,624,495
2Port of Houston $21,414,738
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $17,460,591
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,372,746
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $17,260,819
6Port Laredo $14,428,164
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $12,804,683
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $11,269,271
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $9,925,021
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $9,664,752

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts decreased 0.82 percent through March to $291.8 million

U.S. exports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts decreased 0.82 percent from $294.22 million to $291.8 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 227 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 229 for the last full year with a total value of $1.22 billion, a $67.57 million, 5.86 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Zambia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Cameroon and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $115,097,822
2Zambia $42,906,384
3Mexico $26,039,567
4South Korea $15,864,057
5Trinidad and Tobago $8,094,814
6Norway $7,925,211
7Bahamas $6,389,497
8Australia $3,438,675
9Haiti $3,259,992
10Chile $2,701,327

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $53,542,693
2New York City $50,858,818
3Pembina, N.D. $30,532,291
4Laredo $28,698,034
5Buffalo $24,128,495
6Miami $21,122,729
7Seattle $18,314,869
8Los Angeles $15,352,851
9Great Falls, Mont. $13,115,947
10Houston $12,410,302

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 New York rose 290.29 percent compared to last year to $50.62 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 165.68 percent compared to last year to $21.41 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 7.52 percent compared to last year to $17.46 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 3.94 percent compared to last year to $17.37 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.29 percent compared to last year to $17.26 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 $1.37 million, 1.18 percent, (39.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Zambia increased $42.88 million, 100000 percent, (14.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $14.31 million, 35.47 percent, (8.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $14.6 million, 1157.47 percent, (5.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago increased $7.25 million, 863.1 percent, (2.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.28 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $208 million of the $291.8 million total.

All totaled, 42.54 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $124.13 million of the $291.8 million total