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

Exports: Pig iron

Pig iron, the No. 1059 export by value totaled $1.14 million for the month of October, $10.7 million through October of 2018, and $24.15 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
1Canada$4.61 M
2India$3.86 M
3Mexico$1.32 M
4Pakistan$288,778
5China$200,670
6Germany$94,103
7Costa Rica$68,665
8United Arab Emirates$58,623
9Malaysia$34,072
10Bangladesh$32,680
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $10.7 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $4,222,912
2Port of New York $2,863,876
3Brownsville International Bridges $1,127,686
4Port of Virginia $899,347
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $342,661
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $162,950
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $142,062
8Port Laredo $125,005
9Port of Newark $85,725
10Port Miami $74,726

U.S. exports of Pig iron decreased 47.09 percent through October to $10.7 million

U.S. exports of Pig iron decreased 47.09 percent from $20.23 million to $10.7 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 1059 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 966 for the last full year with a total value of $24.15 million, a $13.68 million, 130.49 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $4,606,048
2India $3,864,621
3Mexico $1,321,246
4Pakistan $288,778
5China $200,670
6Germany $94,103
7Costa Rica $68,665
8United Arab Emirates $58,623
9Malaysia $34,072
10Bangladesh $32,680

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $2,010,409
2New York City $338,030
3Laredo $268,852
4Norfolk $160,620
5El Paso $44,510
6Detroit $42,120
7Great Falls, Mont. $37,627
8Baltimore $33,740
9San Francisco $22,500
10Philadelphia $22,134

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:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 55.67 percent compared to last year to $4.22 million.
  • Port of New York rose 1787.98 percent compared to last year to $2.86 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 31.5 percent compared to last year to $1.13 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 1190.59 percent compared to last year to $899,347.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 98.21 percent compared to last year to $342,661.

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 $12.21 million, 72.61 percent, (43.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India increased $3.04 million, 369.3 percent, (36.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $429,724, 24.54 percent, (12.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Pakistan increased $118,660, 69.75 percent, (2.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $118,547, 144.35 percent, (1.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.08 percent of all these Pig iron exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $10.28 million of the $10.7 million total.

All totaled, 88.37 percent of all these Pig iron exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $9.46 million of the $10.7 million total