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

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

Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel, the No. 477 import by value totaled $53.02 million for the month of July, $321.51 million through July 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$76.74 M
2South Korea$56.88 M
3Canada$51.59 M
4Luxembourg$51.02 M
5Taiwan$25.87 M
6Germany$10.42 M
7United Arab Emirates$9.37 M
8Turkey$7.79 M
9China$5.85 M
10The Netherlands$4.33 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $321.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $47,430,361
2Port of Los Angeles $35,995,684
3Port Laredo $34,139,835
4Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $19,357,136
5Port of Stockton, Calif. $15,836,328
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,402,580
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $12,837,346
8Port of Philadelphia $12,582,812
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $8,759,695
10Port of Vancouver, Wash. $8,473,733

U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 18.86 percent through July to $321.51 million

U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 18.86 percent from $396.23 million to $321.51 million through the first seven 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 477 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 426 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Luxembourg and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $76,737,701
2South Korea $56,881,921
3Canada $51,592,856
4Luxembourg $51,021,509
5Taiwan $25,869,655
6Germany $10,422,783
7United Arab Emirates $9,369,699
8Turkey $7,788,726
9China $5,847,671
10The Netherlands $4,333,701

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 37.86 percent compared to last year to $47.43 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 22.94 percent compared to last year to $36 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 13.95 percent compared to last year to $34.14 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 40.49 percent compared to last year to $19.36 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. rose 51.95 percent compared to last year to $15.84 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 $35.51 million, 31.64 percent, (23.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $15,379, 0.03 percent, (17.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $29.76 million, 36.58 percent, (16.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Luxembourg increased $2.91 million, 6.04 percent, (15.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $1.13 million, 4.19 percent, (8.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.52 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $262.1 million of the $321.51 million total.

All totaled, 47.51 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $152.76 million of the $321.51 million total