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

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

Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel, the No. 449 import by value totaled $30.03 million for the month of October, $512.13 million through October of 2018, and $687.38 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$144.6 M
2Canada$101 M
3South Korea$66.9 M
4Luxembourg$62.06 M
5Taiwan$34.41 M
6Germany$22.23 M
7China$12.4 M
8Switzerland$12.09 M
9Turkey$11.47 M
10Spain$10.82 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $512.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $55,264,126
2Port Laredo $52,919,439
3Port of Houston $48,220,476
4Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $43,420,231
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,310,822
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $21,109,870
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $20,215,356
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $17,864,074
9Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing $15,500,251
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,113,425

U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 14.89 percent through October to $512.13 million

U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 14.89 percent from $601.76 million to $512.13 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 449 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 403 for the last full year with a total value of $687.38 million, a $43.64 million, 6.78 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 Port of Houston, No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $144,595,145
2Canada $101,001,490
3South Korea $66,901,471
4Luxembourg $62,058,700
5Taiwan $34,411,894
6Germany $22,233,515
7China $12,404,646
8Switzerland $12,085,978
9Turkey $11,471,883
10Spain $10,820,323

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $21,937,638
2Detroit $11,510,018
3Houston $9,052,842
4Los Angeles $7,226,490
5San Diego $6,909,208
6Philadelphia $6,213,554
7Pembina, N.D. $5,588,957
8Buffalo $5,558,032
9San Francisco $5,215,350
10Seattle $3,609,919

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.81 percent compared to last year to $55.26 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.19 percent compared to last year to $52.92 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 34.48 percent compared to last year to $48.22 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 16.09 percent compared to last year to $43.42 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 15.13 percent compared to last year to $21.31 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 $555,469, 0.38 percent, (28.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $5.75 million, 5.38 percent, (19.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $11.53 million, 14.7 percent, (13.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Luxembourg decreased $8.43 million, 11.96 percent, (12.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $19.1 million, 124.72 percent, (6.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.86 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $408.97 million of the $512.13 million total.

All totaled, 43.18 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $221.14 million of the $512.13 million total