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

Exports: Steel ingots

Steel ingots, the No. 813 export by value totaled $5.28 million for the month of March, $15.37 million through March of 2019, and $76.51 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$4.07 M
2Mexico$2.57 M
3Russia$1.1 M
4Brazil$986,536
5Germany$922,148
6China$762,692
7United Kingdom$683,796
8Poland$622,860
9Japan$433,499
10Taiwan$396,740
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,927,239
2Port of New York $2,595,656
3Port Laredo $1,689,529
4Port of Los Angeles $964,327
5Los Angeles International Airport $950,448
6Miami International Airport $880,579
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $662,141
8Brownsville International Bridges $591,431
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $497,612
10Port of Long Beach $425,474

U.S. exports of Steel ingots decreased 37.75 percent through March to $15.37 million

U.S. exports of Steel ingots decreased 37.75 percent from $24.69 million to $15.37 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 813 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 733 for the last full year with a total value of $76.51 million, a $13.96 million, 15.43 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $4,074,851
2Mexico $2,565,316
3Russia $1,100,297
4Brazil $986,536
5Germany $922,148
6China $762,692
7United Kingdom $683,796
8Poland $622,860
9Japan $433,499
10Taiwan $396,740

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $4,717,675
2Buffalo $4,030,259
3Laredo $3,927,981
4New York City $3,040,754
5Los Angeles $1,981,643
6Norfolk $1,611,420
7Houston $894,680
8Miami $878,908
9Chicago $463,156
10Cleveland $269,662

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 47.66 percent compared to last year to $2.93 million.
  • Port of New York rose 106.46 percent compared to last year to $2.6 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 42.52 percent compared to last year to $1.69 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1270.8 percent compared to last year to $964,327.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 160.81 percent compared to last year to $950,448.

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 $6.83 million, 62.62 percent, (26.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.5 million, 49.32 percent, (16.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Russia increased $1.09 million, 19626 percent, (7.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $85,636, 9.51 percent, (6.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $319,963, 53.13 percent, (6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.79 percent of all these Steel ingots exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $9.65 million of the $15.37 million total.

All totaled, 59.39 percent of all these Steel ingots exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $9.13 million of the $15.37 million total