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

Exports: Wire of iron, nonalloy steel

Wire of iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 683 export by value totaled $10.05 million for the month of February, $18.59 million through February of 2020, and $121.35 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
1Canada$7.71 M
2Mexico$6.35 M
3Philippines$803,304
4United Kingdom$654,800
5Costa Rica$460,886
6Ecuador$418,190
7Ireland$318,086
8Taiwan$200,287
9Belgium$185,992
10Japan$151,865
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $2,230,620
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,637,876
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,386,876
4Brownsville International Bridges $1,236,348
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,083,648
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,075,620
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $966,444
8Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $894,133
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $817,178
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $569,002

U.S. exports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 6.96 percent through February to $18.59 million

U.S. exports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 6.96 percent from $19.98 million to $18.59 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 683 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 674 for the last full year with a total value of $121.35 million, a $17.5 million, 12.60 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Costa Rica. 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 Ecuador. 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 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $7,711,868
2Mexico $6,347,130
3Philippines $803,304
4United Kingdom $654,800
5Costa Rica $460,886
6Ecuador $418,190
7Ireland $318,086
8Taiwan $200,287
9Belgium $185,992
10Japan $151,865

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $4,873,494
2SAVANNAH, GA $2,512,614
3DETROIT, MI $1,306,196
4OGDENSBURG, NY $1,179,654
5BUFFALO, NY $1,049,220
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $699,924
7SEATTLE, WA $673,268
8EL PASO, TX $665,022
9SAN DIEGO, CA $635,338
10CHARLESTON, SC $621,812

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 21.04 percent compared to last year to $2.23 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.4 percent compared to last year to $1.64 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.88 percent compared to last year to $1.39 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 14.46 percent compared to last year to $1.24 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 11.42 percent compared to last year to $1.08 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 increased $220,762, 2.95 percent, (41.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $562,431, 8.14 percent, (34.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Philippines increased $803,304, 0 percent, (4.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $82,903, 11.24 percent, (3.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $231,381, 100.82 percent, (2.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.96 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $15.98 million of the $18.59 million total.

All totaled, 40.75 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $7.58 million of the $18.59 million total