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

Imports: Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm

Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm, the No. 644 import by value totaled $19.18 million for the month of March, $60.77 million through March of 2019, and $320.96 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
1Canada$31.1 M
2Mexico$14.81 M
3Germany$6.94 M
4Austria$1.88 M
5Sweden$1.86 M
6Taiwan$1.14 M
7India$1.01 M
8United Kingdom$672,196
9Japan$305,992
10France$291,370
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $60.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $23,871,257
2Port Laredo $13,290,175
3Port of Newark $5,426,697
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,542,017
5Port of Virginia $3,376,906
6Port of Houston $1,890,044
7Port of Chester, Penn. $1,378,109
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,342,559
9Brownsville International Bridges $1,082,923
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $995,808

U.S. imports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 41.66 percent through March to $60.77 million

U.S. imports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 41.66 percent from $104.18 million to $60.77 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 644 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 510 for the last full year with a total value of $320.96 million, a $19.9 million, 5.84 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $31,099,294
2Mexico $14,810,232
3Germany $6,942,522
4Austria $1,884,470
5Sweden $1,858,453
6Taiwan $1,137,176
7India $1,014,154
8United Kingdom $672,196
9Japan $305,992
10France $291,370

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $38,987,866
2Laredo $20,370,092
3Detroit $16,413,407
4New York City $6,764,407
5Cleveland $5,003,696
6Houston $3,404,132
7Philadelphia $2,938,949
8Pembina, N.D. $2,788,820
9Chicago $1,384,777
10Atlanta/Savannah $877,434

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 41.42 percent compared to last year to $23.87 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 30.43 percent compared to last year to $13.29 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 35.08 percent compared to last year to $5.43 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 59.6 percent compared to last year to $4.54 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.35 percent compared to last year to $3.38 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 Canada decreased $29.65 million, 48.8 percent, (51.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $7.13 million, 32.49 percent, (24.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $2.77 million, 28.53 percent, (11.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria decreased $3,576, 0.19 percent, (3.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $247,272, 11.74 percent, (3.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.13 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $56.59 million of the $60.77 million total.

All totaled, 83.11 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $50.51 million of the $60.77 million total