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

Exports: Pig iron

Pig iron, the No. 1126 export by value totaled $662,445 for the month of August, $2.62 million through August 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$904,664
2Canada$609,638
3India$591,916
4Malaysia$203,822
5Costa Rica$83,351
6Pakistan$54,825
7South Korea$35,688
8Dominican Republic$32,872
9Slovakia$20,044
10Brazil$15,840
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $807,741
2Port of New York $496,658
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $413,574
4Port Miami $102,513
5Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $96,471
6Port Laredo $93,054
7Port of Charleston $87,370
8Port of Vancouver, Wash. $83,000
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $79,535
10Port of Long Beach $79,506

U.S. exports of Pig iron decreased 68.78 percent through August to $2.62 million

U.S. exports of Pig iron decreased 68.78 percent from $8.4 million to $2.62 million through the first eight 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 1126 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1059 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Costa Rica. 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 Miami and No. 5 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Pakistan. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $904,664
2Canada $609,638
3India $591,916
4Malaysia $203,822
5Costa Rica $83,351
6Pakistan $54,825
7South Korea $35,688
8Dominican Republic $32,872
9Slovakia $20,044
10Brazil $15,840

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 12.72 percent compared to last year to $807,741.
  • Port of New York fell 80.17 percent compared to last year to $496,658.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 87.72 percent compared to last year to $413,574.
  • Port Miami rose 57.07 percent compared to last year to $102,513.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. rose 138.05 percent compared to last year to $96,471.

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 $116,820, 14.83 percent, (34.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $3.14 million, 83.75 percent, (23.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $2.51 million, 80.94 percent, (22.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia increased $169,750, 498.21 percent, (7.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $14,686, 21.39 percent, (3.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.23 percent of all these Pig iron exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $2.39 million of the $2.62 million total.

All totaled, 73.07 percent of all these Pig iron exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.92 million of the $2.62 million total