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

Exports: Wire of iron, nonalloy steel

Wire of iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 687 export by value totaled $9.87 million for the month of March, $29.84 million through March of 2019, and $138.85 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$11.43 M
2Mexico$9.87 M
3United Kingdom$1.04 M
4Belgium$1.03 M
5Ireland$831,718
6Ecuador$830,779
7Japan$489,755
8Costa Rica$399,496
9Taiwan$361,565
10Brazil$347,095
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $29.84 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $3,807,686
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,497,937
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,386,282
4Brownsville International Bridges $2,171,425
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,883,169
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,441,448
7Port of Charleston $1,328,315
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,316,873
9Port of New York $1,186,693
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,084,321

U.S. exports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 15.42 percent through March to $29.84 million

U.S. exports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 15.42 percent from $35.28 million to $29.84 million through the first three 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 687 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 651 for the last full year with a total value of $138.85 million, a $8.47 million, 5.75 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Ireland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $11,433,440
2Mexico $9,871,125
3United Kingdom $1,035,288
4Belgium $1,030,728
5Ireland $831,718
6Ecuador $830,779
7Japan $489,755
8Costa Rica $399,496
9Taiwan $361,565
10Brazil $347,095

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $9,349,149
2Detroit $5,440,892
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,322,344
4Buffalo $2,909,849
5New York City $2,194,049
6Charleston $1,957,323
7Miami $1,664,613
8El Paso $1,617,038
9San Diego $1,543,584
10Seattle $1,387,986

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 20.56 percent compared to last year to $3.81 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 9.39 percent compared to last year to $2.5 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 31.64 percent compared to last year to $2.39 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 84.66 percent compared to last year to $2.17 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 33.64 percent compared to last year to $1.88 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 $3.34 million, 22.62 percent, (38.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $691,838, 6.55 percent, (33.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $1.06 million, 50.7 percent, (3.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $476,796, 86.07 percent, (3.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Ireland increased $242,376, 41.13 percent, (2.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.1 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $24.2 million of the $29.84 million total.

All totaled, 42.71 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $12.75 million of the $29.84 million total