Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Steel ingots

Steel ingots, the No. 729 export by value totaled $4.81 million for the month of May, $36.21 million through May of 2020, and $75.54 million for all of 2019, 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
1Honduras$8.76 M
2Canada$6.83 M
3China$5.23 M
4Mexico$5.23 M
5Brazil$1.99 M
6Austria$1.38 M
7Japan$996,584
8Angola$929,000
9Germany$708,662
10Italy$567,421
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U.S. exports of Steel ingots increased 47.62 percent through May to $36.21 million

U.S. exports of Steel ingots increased 47.62 percent from $24.53 million to $36.21 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 729 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 836 for the last full year with a total value of $75.54 million, a $970,274, 1.27 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 China and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Pascagoula, Miss., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Pascagoula, Miss. and No. 5 Port of New York.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Pascagoula, Miss. totaled $8.76 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 2.14 percent compared to last year to $4.6 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 21.54 percent compared to last year to $3.59 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 174.85 percent compared to last year to $3.04 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 37.68 percent compared to last year to $1.83 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 from No. 1 Mexico increased $4.78 million, 37.02 percent, (48.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $11.86 million, 43.5 percent, (42.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Honduras increased $6.56 million, 35445 percent, (18.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 China increased $1.31 million, 25.51 percent, (17.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $277,039, 7.85 percent, (8.98 percent market share).

All totaled, 65.38 percent of all these Steel ingots exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $49.39 million of the $75.54 million total.

All totaled, 60.26 percent of all these Steel ingots exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $21.82 million of the $36.21 million total