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

Exports: Seamless iron tubes and pipes

Seamless iron tubes and pipes, the No. 303 export by value totaled $59.82 million for the month of February, $115.36 million through February of 2019, and $990.81 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
1Canada$32.08 M
2Mexico$17.82 M
3Bulgaria$4.99 M
4Jamaica$4.09 M
5Guyana$3.9 M
6United Arab Emirates$3.44 M
7United Kingdom$3.07 M
8South Korea$2.65 M
9Spain$2.43 M
10China$2.4 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $115.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $30,639,559
2Port Laredo $7,674,738
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $6,518,944
4Port of New York $4,771,940
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $4,705,199
6Port of Morgan City, La. $4,059,836
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,885,913
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $3,565,298
9Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $3,053,957
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,974,858

U.S. exports of Seamless iron tubes and pipes decreased 52.10 percent through February to $115.36 million

U.S. exports of Seamless iron tubes and pipes decreased 52.10 percent from $240.85 million to $115.36 million 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 303 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 187 for the last full year with a total value of $990.81 million, a $147.9 million, 12.99 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bulgaria, No. 4 Jamaica and No. 5 Guyana. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Orange, Texas, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $32,079,864
2Mexico $17,815,064
3Bulgaria $4,992,995
4Jamaica $4,092,783
5Guyana $3,903,728
6United Arab Emirates $3,438,911
7United Kingdom $3,070,766
8South Korea $2,650,054
9Spain $2,426,257
10China $2,400,529

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $97,586,776
2Port Arthur, Texas $58,703,218
3Laredo $31,373,240
4Pembina, N.D. $27,363,878
5Buffalo $21,076,599
6Detroit $13,742,113
7Los Angeles $13,040,068
8New York City $12,912,139
9Great Falls, Mont. $12,321,300
10Duluth, Minn. $10,005,738

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:

  • Port of Houston fell 48.21 percent compared to last year to $30.64 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 15.1 percent compared to last year to $7.67 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 54.2 percent compared to last year to $6.52 million.
  • Port of New York rose 167.07 percent compared to last year to $4.77 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 33.77 percent compared to last year to $4.71 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 Canada decreased $26.53 million, 45.26 percent, (27.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.55 million, 12.52 percent, (15.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Bulgaria increased $4.99 million, 100000 percent, (4.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Jamaica increased $3.84 million, 1542.9 percent, (3.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Guyana increased $2.52 million, 182.96 percent, (3.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.51 percent of all these Seamless iron tubes and pipes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $62.88 million of the $115.36 million total.

All totaled, 47.08 percent of all these Seamless iron tubes and pipes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $54.31 million of the $115.36 million total