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

Exports: Steel ingots

Steel ingots, the No. 808 export by value totaled $4.15 million for the month of February, $10.09 million through February 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$2.77 M
2Mexico$1.53 M
3Russia$1.1 M
4Brazil$654,473
5Poland$587,685
6China$566,316
7Germany$485,461
8Taiwan$307,419
9Estonia$270,873
10Singapore$270,480
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $10.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $1,948,250
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,857,199
3Port Laredo $1,183,397
4Los Angeles International Airport $796,408
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $593,934
6Miami International Airport $560,329
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $391,242
8Port of Houston $383,185
9Port of Los Angeles $363,693
10Port of Long Beach $234,303

U.S. exports of Steel ingots decreased 33.24 percent through February to $10.09 million

U.S. exports of Steel ingots decreased 33.24 percent from $15.12 million to $10.09 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 808 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 740 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 Japan. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,769,815
2Mexico $1,529,135
3Russia $1,100,297
4Brazil $654,473
5Poland $587,685
6China $566,316
7Germany $485,461
8Taiwan $307,419
9Estonia $270,873
10Singapore $270,480

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 149.37 percent compared to last year to $1.95 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 33.98 percent compared to last year to $1.86 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 36.66 percent compared to last year to $1.18 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 124.44 percent compared to last year to $796,408.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 83.16 percent compared to last year to $593,934.

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 $4.02 million, 59.21 percent, (27.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.88 million, 55.18 percent, (15.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Russia increased $1.09 million, 19626 percent, (10.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $409,180, 166.81 percent, (6.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Poland increased $309,065, 110.93 percent, (5.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.81 percent of all these Steel ingots exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $6.64 million of the $10.09 million total.

All totaled, 63.21 percent of all these Steel ingots exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $6.38 million of the $10.09 million total