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

Exports: Pig iron

Pig iron, the No. 1119 export by value totaled $277,479 for the month of February, $643,336 through February of 2019, and $11.34 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
1Mexico$233,346
2India$144,792
3Canada$76,686
4Malaysia$64,008
5Pakistan$44,313
6Costa Rica$43,596
7Dominican Republic$27,935
8South Korea$8,660
9South Africa$0
10Denmark$0
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $643,336

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $217,085
2Port of New York $124,192
3Port Miami $59,936
4Port of Long Beach $58,343
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $39,866
6Port of Charleston $37,370
7Miami International Airport $27,935
8Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $19,933
9Port Laredo $16,261
10Port of Virginia $11,203

U.S. exports of Pig iron decreased 78.84 percent through February to $643,336

U.S. exports of Pig iron decreased 78.84 percent from $3.04 million to $643,336 through the first two 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 1119 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1000 for the last full year with a total value of $11.34 million, a $12.82 million, 53.07 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Pakistan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Germany. 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..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $233,346
2India $144,792
3Canada $76,686
4Malaysia $64,008
5Pakistan $44,313
6Costa Rica $43,596
7Dominican Republic $27,935
8South Korea $8,660
9Germany $0
10Chile $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $2,010,409
2Laredo $590,016
3New York City $391,030
4Detroit $240,460
5Norfolk $204,508
6El Paso $44,510
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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 19.25 percent compared to last year to $217,085.
  • Port of New York fell 63.26 percent compared to last year to $124,192.
  • Port Miami totaled $59,936. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Long Beach totaled $58,343. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.35 percent compared to last year to $39,866.

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 decreased $80,016, 25.53 percent, (36.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India decreased $411,098, 73.95 percent, (22.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $2.03 million, 96.37 percent, (11.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia increased $64,008, 0 percent, (9.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Pakistan increased $44,313, 0 percent, (6.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.54 percent of all these Pig iron exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $563,145 of the $643,336 total.

All totaled, 77.63 percent of all these Pig iron exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $499,422 of the $643,336 total