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

Exports: Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide

Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide, the No. 235 export by value totaled $53.37 million for the month of December, $1.12 billion through December of 2018, and $1.42 billion 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
1Mexico$395.6 M
2Canada$394.8 M
3Italy$82.87 M
4Germany$43.48 M
5Belgium$32.96 M
6Brazil$29 M
7South Korea$21.88 M
8China$15 M
9United Kingdom$11.17 M
10India$9.4 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.12 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $325,509,343
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $190,467,984
3Port Laredo $141,119,912
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $66,634,240
5Port of Chester, Penn. $62,418,410
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $50,757,950
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $37,829,283
8Port of Virginia $27,357,735
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $21,558,739
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $19,949,534

U.S. exports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 21.22 percent through December to $1.12 billion

U.S. exports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 21.22 percent from $1.42 billion to $1.12 billion in 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 235 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 193 for the last full year with a total value of $1.42 billion, a $349.81 million, 32.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $395,600,618
2Canada $394,802,749
3Italy $82,874,573
4Germany $43,480,520
5Belgium $32,956,350
6Brazil $29,002,795
7South Korea $21,883,069
8China $14,998,820
9United Kingdom $11,169,384
10India $9,403,541

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1MOBILE, AL $249,387,264
2DETROIT, MI $119,825,098
3LAREDO, TX $82,238,248
4PHILADELPHIA, PA $30,319,604
5OGDENSBURG, NY $28,337,422
6BUFFALO, NY $23,991,944
7NORFOLK, VA $19,156,206
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $15,301,294
9BALTIMORE, MD $11,724,116
10SAN DIEGO, CA $10,175,276

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 42.07 percent compared to last year to $325.51 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.14 percent compared to last year to $190.47 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 18.6 percent compared to last year to $141.12 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 38.47 percent compared to last year to $66.63 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 20 percent compared to last year to $62.42 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 Mexico decreased $152.29 million, 27.8 percent, (35.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $30.08 million, 8.25 percent, (35.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Italy decreased $75.62 million, 47.71 percent, (7.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $13.2 million, 43.6 percent, (3.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $903,054, 2.82 percent, (2.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.83 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $949.71 million of the $1.12 billion total.

All totaled, 70.22 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $786.15 million of the $1.12 billion total