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

Exports: Misc. steel bars

Misc. steel bars, the No. 313 export by value totaled $51.13 million for the month of October, $585.71 million through October of 2018, and $582.77 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$249 M
2Canada$227.9 M
3China$15.69 M
4United Kingdom$11.78 M
5Poland$9.65 M
6Vietnam$9.1 M
7Belgium$8.13 M
8The Netherlands$7.98 M
9Italy$5.11 M
10Germany$4.64 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $585.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $165,982,202
2Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $62,189,028
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $59,504,664
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $45,660,744
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $32,212,112
6Port of Chester, Penn. $28,479,881
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $28,017,737
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $19,069,750
9Port of New York $18,324,430
10Port of Virginia $16,577,176

U.S. exports of Misc. steel bars increased 18.88 percent through October to $585.71 million

U.S. exports of Misc. steel bars increased 18.88 percent from $492.69 million to $585.71 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 313 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 340 for the last full year with a total value of $582.77 million, a $118.96 million, 25.65 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 United Kingdom and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. 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 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $248,996,346
2Canada $227,895,105
3China $15,688,061
4United Kingdom $11,777,815
5Poland $9,646,026
6Vietnam $9,101,286
7Belgium $8,125,807
8The Netherlands $7,976,648
9Italy $5,111,648
10Germany $4,639,319

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $39,979,592
2Detroit $20,197,105
3Buffalo $7,113,327
4Pembina, N.D. $6,895,604
5Philadelphia $6,002,254
6New York City $3,978,660
7Seattle $2,446,997
8Los Angeles $1,818,394
9Low Value Shipments $1,768,953
10Houston $1,465,718

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 29.59 percent compared to last year to $165.98 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 30.38 percent compared to last year to $62.19 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 9.6 percent compared to last year to $59.5 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.32 percent compared to last year to $45.66 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 69.04 percent compared to last year to $32.21 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 $51.14 million, 25.85 percent, (42.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $22.56 million, 10.99 percent, (38.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $3.1 million, 24.67 percent, (2.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $805,904, 7.35 percent, (2.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Poland increased $2.74 million, 39.66 percent, (1.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.76 percent of all these Misc. steel bars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $514 million of the $585.71 million total.

All totaled, 62.41 percent of all these Misc. steel bars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $365.55 million of the $585.71 million total