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

Imports: Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm

Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm, the No. 124 import by value totaled $290.14 million for the month of July, $2.01 billion through July of 2019, and $3.85 billion 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$469.11 M
2South Korea$289.4 M
3The Netherlands$157.16 M
4Taiwan$145.03 M
5Brazil$142.48 M
6Mexico$134.49 M
7Vietnam$123.42 M
8Germany$102.38 M
9Japan$100.36 M
10China$74.7 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $247,998,818
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $223,560,441
3Port of New Orleans $210,076,548
4Port of Houston $188,742,807
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $134,659,758
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $117,828,308
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $112,757,482
8Port of Los Angeles $104,816,561
9Port Laredo $92,325,024
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $82,213,189

U.S. imports of Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm decreased 13.77 percent through July to $2.01 billion

U.S. imports of Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm decreased 13.77 percent from $2.34 billion to $2.01 billion 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 124 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 109 for the last full year with a total value of $3.85 billion, a $414.24 million, 9.72 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $469,111,996
2South Korea $289,398,036
3The Netherlands $157,164,681
4Taiwan $145,025,071
5Brazil $142,478,188
6Mexico $134,494,542
7Vietnam $123,424,121
8Germany $102,382,181
9Japan $100,363,218
10China $74,696,313

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $184,442,897
2Philadelphia $150,808,775
3Houston $144,387,310
4New Orleans $130,619,018
5Buffalo $70,580,245
6Los Angeles $67,358,726
7Atlanta/Savannah $53,314,795
8Mobile $49,816,560
9San Francisco $48,581,429
10Laredo $47,857,273

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 Philadelphia rose 6.31 percent compared to last year to $248 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.84 percent compared to last year to $223.56 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 15.23 percent compared to last year to $210.08 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 38.81 percent compared to last year to $188.74 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8.33 percent compared to last year to $134.66 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 $89.12 million, 15.97 percent, (23.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $53.43 million, 22.64 percent, (14.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $4.35 million, 2.85 percent, (7.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $96.16 million, 39.87 percent, (7.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $57.56 million, 67.79 percent, (7.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.74 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.2 billion of the $2.01 billion total.

All totaled, 49.9 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.01 billion of the $2.01 billion total