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

Exports: Waste from iron, steel manufacturing

Waste from iron, steel manufacturing, the No. 1062 export by value totaled $754,117 for the month of February, $1.65 million through February of 2020, and $11.08 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
1Mexico$1.17 M
2Canada$269,938
3Jamaica$107,961
4United Arab Emirates$63,224
5Belgium$25,000
6China$7,344
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U.S. exports of Waste from iron, steel manufacturing decreased 23.69 percent through February to $1.65 million

U.S. exports of Waste from iron, steel manufacturing decreased 23.69 percent from $2.16 million to $1.65 million through the first two 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 1062 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1033 for the last full year with a total value of $11.08 million, a $5.06 million, 84.12 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Jamaica, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 3 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Bangladesh and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,171,798
2Canada $269,938
3Jamaica $107,961
4United Arab Emirates $63,224
5Belgium $25,000
6China $7,344
7Costa Rica $0
8Dominican Republic $0
9Luxembourg $0
10India $0

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $1,018,000
2TAMPA, FL $225,918
3LOS ANGELES, CA $155,862
4ST. ALBANS, VT $63,676
5HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $27,660
6DETROIT, MI $26,970
7BUFFALO, NY $23,706
8SAN DIEGO, CA $21,292
9LOW VALUE $18,860
10SAN JUAN, PR $8,992

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 Laredo fell 18.23 percent compared to last year to $1.08 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas totaled $107,961. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. totaled $93,470. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 69.84 percent compared to last year to $69,362.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 60.7 percent compared to last year to $63,224.

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 $154,208, 11.63 percent, (71.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $160,960, 37.35 percent, (16.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Jamaica increased $107,961, 0 percent, (6.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates decreased $223,176, 77.92 percent, (3.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $25,000, 0 percent, (1.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.55 percent of all these Waste from iron, steel manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.64 million of the $1.65 million total.

All totaled, 85.84 percent of all these Waste from iron, steel manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.41 million of the $1.65 million total