Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

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

Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm, the No. 685 import by value totaled $15.25 million for the month of February, $30.96 million through February of 2020, and $200.51 million for all of 2019, 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$16.78 M
2Mexico$6.71 M
3Germany$3.04 M
4Sweden$1.29 M
5Taiwan$1.07 M
6Austria$937,975
7India$371,278
8United Kingdom$257,199
9Japan$131,579
10France$102,509
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $30.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,497,882
2Port Laredo $6,413,670
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,369,865
4Port of Newark $3,543,549
5Port of Virginia $1,647,461
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $820,892
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $811,843
8Port of Chester, Penn. $653,152
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $451,355
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $343,904

U.S. imports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 25.56 percent through February to $30.96 million

U.S. imports of Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm decreased 25.56 percent from $41.59 million to $30.96 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 685 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 627 for the last full year with a total value of $200.51 million, a $120.46 million, 37.53 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Austria. 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 of Virginia.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $16,778,815
2Mexico $6,706,587
3Germany $3,043,889
4Sweden $1,294,458
5Taiwan $1,072,178
6Austria $937,975
7India $371,278
8United Kingdom $257,199
9Japan $131,579
10France $102,509

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $3,886,008
2Detroit $2,670,538
3Laredo $2,118,771
4Cleveland $760,126
5New York City $688,621
6Philadelphia $570,979
7Pembina, N.D. $570,395
8Chicago $308,448
9Charleston $91,470
10Atlanta/Savannah $80,491

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 43.93 percent compared to last year to $9.5 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 30.35 percent compared to last year to $6.41 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 73.18 percent compared to last year to $5.37 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.71 percent compared to last year to $3.54 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 4.47 percent compared to last year to $1.65 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 Canada decreased $5.3 million, 24 percent, (54.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.72 million, 35.68 percent, (21.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $1.44 million, 32.17 percent, (9.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden increased $221,147, 20.6 percent, (4.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $244,473, 29.54 percent, (3.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.32 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $28.9 million of the $30.96 million total.

All totaled, 85.49 percent of all these Flat-rolled iron, steel, under 600mm imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $26.47 million of the $30.96 million total