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

Exports: Steel ingots

Steel ingots, the No. 825 export by value totaled $6.32 million for the month of August, $40.97 million through August of 2019, and $76.51 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$10.07 M
2Mexico$7.97 M
3China$2.55 M
4Germany$2.46 M
5Brazil$2.3 M
6Poland$2.02 M
7Japan$1.73 M
8The Netherlands$1.6 M
9United Kingdom$1.17 M
10Russia$1.1 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $40.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,117,094
2Port Laredo $4,853,527
3Port of New York $4,742,494
4Port of Virginia $2,878,292
5Los Angeles International Airport $2,478,516
6Brownsville International Bridges $2,434,272
7Miami International Airport $2,168,704
8Port of Long Beach $1,927,327
9Port of Los Angeles $1,669,981
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,450,271

U.S. exports of Steel ingots decreased 28.00 percent through August to $40.97 million

U.S. exports of Steel ingots decreased 28.00 percent from $56.91 million to $40.97 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 825 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 775 for the last full year with a total value of $76.51 million, a $13.96 million, 15.43 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,070,614
2Mexico $7,966,526
3China $2,553,740
4Germany $2,457,060
5Brazil $2,301,519
6Poland $2,022,693
7Japan $1,727,274
8The Netherlands $1,602,372
9United Kingdom $1,167,713
10Russia $1,100,297

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $4,717,675
2Buffalo $4,030,259
3Laredo $3,927,981
4New York City $3,040,754
5Los Angeles $1,981,643
6Norfolk $1,611,420
7Houston $894,680
8Miami $878,908
9Chicago $463,156
10Cleveland $269,662

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 50.86 percent compared to last year to $7.12 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 21.14 percent compared to last year to $4.85 million.
  • Port of New York rose 32.42 percent compared to last year to $4.74 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 28.5 percent compared to last year to $2.88 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 215.98 percent compared to last year to $2.48 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 $12.41 million, 55.2 percent, (24.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.66 million, 25.01 percent, (19.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $1.84 million, 41.87 percent, (6.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $1.06 million, 75.36 percent, (6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $120,013, 4.96 percent, (5.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.87 percent of all these Steel ingots exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $25.35 million of the $40.97 million total.

All totaled, 53.86 percent of all these Steel ingots exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $22.07 million of the $40.97 million total