Current data is through December 2019.

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

Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel, the No. 477 import by value totaled $30.01 million for the month of December, $524.72 million through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$152.34 M
2Canada$92.43 M
3South Korea$83.92 M
4Luxembourg$58.59 M
5Taiwan$28.76 M
6Germany$23.67 M
7Turkey$15.58 M
8United Arab Emirates$14.33 M
9China$10.35 M
10Spain$8.02 M
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U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 9.67 percent through December 2019 to $524.72 million

U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 9.67 percent from $580.91 million to $524.72 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 477 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 464 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 December 2019 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 Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full 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 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 23.47 percent to $66.58 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.34 percent to $61.73 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.07 percent to $57.03 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 28.87 percent to $39.53 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.72 percent to $23.07 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 $15.6 million, 9.29 percent, (29.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $20.1 million, 17.86 percent, (17.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $11.39 million, 15.7 percent, (15.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Luxembourg decreased $10.19 million, 14.82 percent, (11.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $9.43 million, 24.69 percent, (5.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.29 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $416.04 million of the $524.72 million total.

All totaled, 47.25 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $247.94 million of the $524.72 million total.