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

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

Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm, the No. 586 import by value totaled $15.92 million for the month of December, $320.96 million through December of 2018, and $340.86 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
1Canada$187.18 M
2Mexico$53.81 M
3Germany$37.66 M
4Taiwan$8.69 M
5Sweden$7.91 M
6Austria$7.17 M
7India$5.14 M
8United Kingdom$5.1 M
9Italy$2.51 M
10France$1.33 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $320.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $127,315,918
2Port Laredo $43,889,946
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $35,333,020
4Port of Newark $31,640,734
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,305,320
6Port of Virginia $12,376,299
7Port of Houston $12,136,463
8Port of Chester, Penn. $8,524,995
9Brownsville International Bridges $8,469,835
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $8,082,031

U.S. imports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 5.84 percent through December to $320.96 million

U.S. imports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 5.84 percent from $340.86 million to $320.96 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 586 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 553 for the last full year with a total value of $340.86 million, a $103.51 million, 43.61 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Italy. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $187,183,126
2Mexico $53,807,224
3Germany $37,662,998
4Taiwan $8,690,801
5Sweden $7,908,256
6Austria $7,174,228
7India $5,135,886
8United Kingdom $5,095,235
9Italy $2,513,784
10France $1,329,554

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $32,676,114
2Laredo $17,362,775
3Detroit $13,298,634
4New York City $5,274,616
5Cleveland $3,670,720
6Houston $2,459,616
7Philadelphia $2,301,041
8Pembina, N.D. $1,893,817
9Chicago $1,168,650
10Atlanta/Savannah $629,095

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 4.21 percent compared to last year to $127.32 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 7.26 percent compared to last year to $43.89 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 6.47 percent compared to last year to $35.33 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.29 percent compared to last year to $31.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 21.59 percent compared to last year to $14.31 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 $9.05 million, 4.61 percent, (58.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.04 million, 3.66 percent, (16.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $3.2 million, 7.83 percent, (11.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $1.89 million, 27.82 percent, (2.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $1.45 million, 22.4 percent, (2.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.99 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $295.25 million of the $320.96 million total.

All totaled, 78.66 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $252.48 million of the $320.96 million total