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

Imports: Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel

Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel, the No. 490 import by value totaled $43.26 million for the month of March, $122.97 million through March of 2019, and $580.91 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$29.7 M
2South Korea$25.13 M
3Luxembourg$21.02 M
4Canada$14.67 M
5Taiwan$13.81 M
6Turkey$6.74 M
7Germany$4.05 M
8China$1.58 M
9The Netherlands$1.27 M
10Belgium$1 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $122.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $21,794,287
2Port of Houston $19,566,293
3Port Laredo $13,822,105
4Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $8,002,180
5Port of Stockton, Calif. $7,614,732
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $4,043,194
7Port of Mobile, Ala. $3,509,115
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,488,526
9Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing $3,395,951
10Port of Philadelphia $3,002,856

U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 24.73 percent through March to $122.97 million

U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 24.73 percent from $163.38 million to $122.97 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 490 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 423 for the last full year with a total value of $580.91 million, a $106.48 million, 15.49 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Luxembourg, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Stockton, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Luxembourg and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $29,698,479
2South Korea $25,128,761
3Luxembourg $21,015,294
4Canada $14,674,514
5Taiwan $13,806,796
6Turkey $6,744,043
7Germany $4,047,753
8China $1,581,373
9The Netherlands $1,268,220
10Belgium $1,002,473

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $42,056,739
2Detroit $15,203,452
3Houston $14,992,073
4Los Angeles $14,293,132
5Philadelphia $10,431,870
6San Diego $10,197,397
7Pembina, N.D. $9,106,299
8Buffalo $6,692,902
9San Francisco $6,397,182
10Seattle $6,199,266

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 28.42 percent compared to last year to $21.79 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 58.25 percent compared to last year to $19.57 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 4.08 percent compared to last year to $13.82 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 36.61 percent compared to last year to $8 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. rose 53.86 percent compared to last year to $7.61 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. imports from No. 1 Mexico decreased $15.5 million, 34.3 percent, (24.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $1.47 million, 6.23 percent, (20.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Luxembourg increased $5.21 million, 32.94 percent, (17.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $22.7 million, 60.74 percent, (11.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $4.49 million, 48.14 percent, (11.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.84 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $104.32 million of the $122.97 million total.

All totaled, 57.57 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $70.8 million of the $122.97 million total