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

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

Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel, the No. 464 import by value totaled $34.49 million for the month of December, $580.91 million through December 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$167.95 M
2Canada$112.53 M
3South Korea$72.53 M
4Luxembourg$68.78 M
5Taiwan$38.19 M
6Germany$25.93 M
7China$18.24 M
8Switzerland$12.74 M
9Turkey$12.26 M
10Spain$11.41 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $580.91 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $62,037,611
2Port Laredo $59,163,143
3Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $55,568,028
4Port of Houston $53,926,145
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $23,649,873
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,479,012
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $22,244,740
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $20,357,434
9Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing $17,041,790
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $14,452,694

U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 15.49 percent through December to $580.91 million

U.S. imports of Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel decreased 15.49 percent from $687.38 million to $580.91 million in 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 464 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 413 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 December 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 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $167,946,122
2Canada $112,533,117
3South Korea $72,529,461
4Luxembourg $68,777,834
5Taiwan $38,189,593
6Germany $25,925,801
7China $18,241,629
8Switzerland $12,742,265
9Turkey $12,263,358
10Spain $11,409,372

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $29,255,700
2Detroit $13,423,886
3Houston $13,272,048
4Los Angeles $11,423,467
5Philadelphia $9,717,223
6San Diego $8,842,039
7Pembina, N.D. $7,533,500
8Buffalo $6,347,400
9San Francisco $5,527,131
10Seattle $5,221,833

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.12 percent compared to last year to $62.04 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.85 percent compared to last year to $59.16 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 27.69 percent compared to last year to $55.57 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 31.4 percent compared to last year to $53.93 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 101.49 percent compared to last year to $23.65 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 $730,658, 0.43 percent, (28.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $15.87 million, 12.36 percent, (19.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $17.86 million, 19.76 percent, (12.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Luxembourg decreased $7.29 million, 9.58 percent, (11.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $19.7 million, 106.56 percent, (6.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.18 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $459.98 million of the $580.91 million total.

All totaled, 43.78 percent of all these Angles, shapes, sections, iron and nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $254.34 million of the $580.91 million total