Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Pig iron

Pig iron, the No. 1155 export by value totaled $78,525 for the month of May, $856,847 through May of 2020, and $3.64 million for all of 2019, 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$413,206
2Canada$334,494
3Germany$37,620
4Japan$16,000
5Brazil$15,840
6United Kingdom$9,375
7Thailand$9,105
8Pakistan$7,740
9Dominican Republic$4,900
10South Korea$4,295
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U.S. exports of Pig iron decreased 42.92 percent through May to $856,847

U.S. exports of Pig iron decreased 42.92 percent from $1.5 million to $856,847 through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1155 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1124 for the last full year with a total value of $3.64 million, a $7.69 million, 67.85 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 1201.47 percent compared to last year to $343,457.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. rose 31.52 percent compared to last year to $104,256.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 66.01 percent compared to last year to $98,877.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 1003.01 percent compared to last year to $75,413.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 85.84 percent compared to last year to $69,749.

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 from No. 1 Mexico decreased $282,202, 17.18 percent, (158.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $3.97 million, 82.71 percent, (96.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 India decreased $3.31 million, 84 percent, (73.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Malaysia increased $229,293, 672.97 percent, (30.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Costa Rica increased $14,686, 21.39 percent, (9.73 percent market share).

All totaled, 86.95 percent of all these Pig iron exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $3.17 million of the $3.64 million total.

All totaled, 80.73 percent of all these Pig iron exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $691,752 of the $856,847 total