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

Exports: Wire of iron, nonalloy steel

Wire of iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 690 export by value totaled $10.96 million for the month of July, $71.38 million through July 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
1Mexico$26.07 M
2Canada$25.14 M
3United Kingdom$2.27 M
4Ecuador$2.16 M
5Belgium$1.89 M
6Ireland$1.88 M
7China$1.54 M
8Japan$1.04 M
9Costa Rica$988,995
10Germany$912,316
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $71.38 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $10,780,882
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,450,130
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,923,968
4Brownsville International Bridges $4,381,846
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $3,988,863
6Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $3,708,245
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,298,474
8Port of Charleston $3,296,799
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $3,091,302
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,962,630

U.S. exports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 15.40 percent through July to $71.38 million

U.S. exports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 15.40 percent from $84.38 million to $71.38 million through the first seven 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 690 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 659 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Ecuador and No. 5 Belgium. 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 Belgium and No. 5 Germany. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $26,074,144
2Canada $25,140,590
3United Kingdom $2,269,189
4Ecuador $2,161,226
5Belgium $1,890,244
6Ireland $1,876,041
7China $1,539,704
8Japan $1,042,378
9Costa Rica $988,995
10Germany $912,316

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 3 percent compared to last year to $10.78 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 1 percent compared to last year to $5.45 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 35.73 percent compared to last year to $4.92 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 64.12 percent compared to last year to $4.38 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 37.5 percent compared to last year to $3.99 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 Mexico increased $209,872, 0.81 percent, (36.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $9.14 million, 26.66 percent, (35.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $1.18 million, 34.2 percent, (3.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Ecuador increased $288,976, 15.43 percent, (3.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $580,672, 23.5 percent, (2.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.6 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $57.54 million of the $71.38 million total.

All totaled, 41.36 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $29.53 million of the $71.38 million total