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

Exports: Misc. stainless steel bars, rods

Misc. stainless steel bars, rods, the No. 435 export by value totaled $31.84 million for the month of August, $248.65 million through August of 2019, and $363.55 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$57.53 M
2Mexico$31.63 M
3China$31.62 M
4France$16.66 M
5Brazil$11.59 M
6United Kingdom$10.19 M
7Belgium$9.35 M
8South Korea$7.84 M
9Germany$7.38 M
10Singapore$6.86 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $248.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $34,749,641
2Port of Chester, Penn. $18,325,837
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,841,932
4Port of Long Beach $13,491,513
5Port Laredo $12,325,325
6Port Everglades, Fla. $11,897,195
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,218,660
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $9,914,366
9Port of Los Angeles $9,528,920
10Los Angeles International Airport $7,898,822

U.S. exports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods decreased 0.59 percent through August to $248.65 million

U.S. exports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods decreased 0.59 percent from $250.13 million to $248.65 million through the first eight 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 435 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 445 for the last full year with a total value of $363.55 million, a $5.72 million, 1.55 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $57,528,385
2Mexico $31,633,195
3China $31,618,865
4France $16,662,118
5Brazil $11,592,014
6United Kingdom $10,189,694
7Belgium $9,347,599
8South Korea $7,836,414
9Germany $7,378,537
10Singapore $6,855,037

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $22,325,220
2Los Angeles $15,179,873
3Laredo $9,685,105
4Philadelphia $8,965,841
5Buffalo $7,023,155
6Detroit $5,988,560
7Miami $4,145,215
8Low Value Shipments $3,476,068
9San Diego $2,677,854
10Seattle $2,564,460

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York fell 1.48 percent compared to last year to $34.75 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 7.56 percent compared to last year to $18.33 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.32 percent compared to last year to $14.84 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 7.3 percent compared to last year to $13.49 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 34.03 percent compared to last year to $12.33 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 $5.07 million, 8.1 percent, (23.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.89 million, 10.95 percent, (12.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $2.34 million, 6.88 percent, (12.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $4.59 million, 38.07 percent, (6.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $7.71 million, 198.62 percent, (4.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.94 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $149.03 million of the $248.65 million total.

All totaled, 37.7 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $93.73 million of the $248.65 million total