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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Steel ingots

Steel ingots, the No. 785 export by value totaled $6.09 million for the month of October, $67.83 million through October of 2018, and $90.48 million for all of 2017, 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$25.19 M
2Mexico$12.1 M
3China$4.6 M
4Austria$3.25 M
5Brazil$3.12 M
6Japan$2.26 M
7Italy$2.02 M
8Poland$1.77 M
9Taiwan$1.72 M
10Costa Rica$1.6 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $67.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,349,845
2Port Laredo $6,918,600
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,332,626
4Port of Virginia $5,348,129
5Port of New York $4,854,216
6Brownsville International Bridges $4,422,996
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,283,717
8Port of Long Beach $3,393,284
9Miami International Airport $1,487,338
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,284,925

U.S. exports of Steel ingots decreased 11.24 percent through October to $67.83 million

U.S. exports of Steel ingots decreased 11.24 percent from $76.42 million to $67.83 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 785 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 757 for the last full year with a total value of $90.48 million, a $1.3 million, 1.41 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Brazil. 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $25,188,729
2Mexico $12,095,947
3China $4,598,197
4Austria $3,246,346
5Brazil $3,118,108
6Japan $2,257,550
7Italy $2,016,135
8Poland $1,766,813
9Taiwan $1,717,883
10Costa Rica $1,601,604

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $3,888,245
2Laredo $3,170,472
3Buffalo $2,813,137
4New York City $1,803,059
5Los Angeles $796,655
6Norfolk $743,927
7Miami $456,466
8Chicago $411,110
9Phoenix/Nogales $138,996
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $132,349

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 20.96 percent compared to last year to $16.35 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 42.91 percent compared to last year to $6.92 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 19.82 percent compared to last year to $6.33 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 441.45 percent compared to last year to $5.35 million.
  • Port of New York rose 59.93 percent compared to last year to $4.85 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 $553,711, 2.15 percent, (37.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $8.94 million, 42.51 percent, (17.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $2.48 million, 35.01 percent, (6.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Austria increased $791,110, 32.22 percent, (4.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $1.25 million, 67.03 percent, (4.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.13 percent of all these Steel ingots exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $48.25 million of the $67.83 million total.

All totaled, 58.68 percent of all these Steel ingots exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $39.8 million of the $67.83 million total