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

Exports: Tubes, pipes, hollow profiles of cast iron

Tubes, pipes, hollow profiles of cast iron, the No. 861 export by value totaled $5.12 million for the month of December, $52.28 million through December of 2018, and $39.79 million 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
1Canada$24.65 M
2Saudi Arabia$10.47 M
3Mexico$4.89 M
4Sri Lanka$4.47 M
5Argentina$1.16 M
6Kuwait$917,601
7South Korea$641,899
8China$528,763
9Nigeria$446,076
10Morocco$440,854
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $52.28 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,432,412
2Port of Virginia $7,496,252
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,364,480
4Port Laredo $3,996,311
5Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $3,605,063
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,985,766
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,517,185
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,267,504
9Port Everglades, Fla. $1,632,477
10Port of Houston $1,525,175

U.S. exports of Tubes, pipes, hollow profiles of cast iron increased 31.40 percent through December to $52.28 million

U.S. exports of Tubes, pipes, hollow profiles of cast iron increased 31.40 percent from $39.79 million to $52.28 million 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 861 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 902 for the last full year with a total value of $39.79 million, a $7.16 million, 15.25 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Sri Lanka and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Sri Lanka. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $24,652,726
2Saudi Arabia $10,470,323
3Mexico $4,894,992
4Sri Lanka $4,468,008
5Argentina $1,157,594
6Kuwait $917,601
7South Korea $641,899
8China $528,763
9Nigeria $446,076
10Morocco $440,854

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NORFOLK, VA $7,457,796
2LAREDO, TX $2,530,776
3SEATTLE, WA $2,334,938
4BUFFALO, NY $2,253,164
5SAVANNAH, GA $1,958,486
6DETROIT, MI $1,626,486
7LOS ANGELES, CA $1,279,154
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $872,302
9MIAMI, FL $664,674
10PORTLAND, ME $473,378

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 15.23 percent compared to last year to $8.43 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 168.16 percent compared to last year to $7.5 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1088.71 percent compared to last year to $5.36 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 21.03 percent compared to last year to $4 million.
  • Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. fell 29.43 percent compared to last year to $3.61 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 $382,275, 1.53 percent, (47.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Saudi Arabia increased $6.12 million, 140.72 percent, (20.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $92,122, 1.92 percent, (9.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Sri Lanka increased $4.1 million, 1110.79 percent, (8.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Argentina increased $1.08 million, 1332.13 percent, (2.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.3 percent of all these Tubes, pipes, hollow profiles of cast iron exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $45.64 million of the $52.28 million total.

All totaled, 55.27 percent of all these Tubes, pipes, hollow profiles of cast iron exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $28.89 million of the $52.28 million total