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

Imports: Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel

Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel, the No. 214 import by value totaled $150.13 million for the month of July, $1.06 billion through July of 2019, and $2.57 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$486.07 M
2South Korea$293.67 M
3Japan$71.33 M
4Mexico$51.32 M
5The Netherlands$23.99 M
6Ukraine$22.49 M
7Germany$20 M
8Malaysia$15.94 M
9Egypt$9.79 M
10Belgium$9.78 M
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U.S. imports of Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel decreased 27.37 percent through July to $1.06 billion

U.S. imports of Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel decreased 27.37 percent from $1.46 billion to $1.06 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 214 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 174 for the last full year with a total value of $2.57 billion, a $640.61 million, 33.26 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Kalama, Wash. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $486,074,047
2South Korea $293,672,155
3Japan $71,331,663
4Mexico $51,324,311
5The Netherlands $23,987,537
6Ukraine $22,490,484
7Germany $19,996,115
8Malaysia $15,937,069
9Egypt $9,785,269
10Belgium $9,777,194

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $267,646,147
2Houston $80,259,124
3Laredo $78,243,744
4Portland/Columbia-Snake River $61,738,466
5Los Angeles $50,104,690
6Chicago $35,187,122
7Cleveland $26,590,677
8Buffalo $25,451,418
9New Orleans $12,758,981
10Philadelphia $8,836,106

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:

  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. fell 16.64 percent compared to last year to $260.8 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 3.17 percent compared to last year to $170.6 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 17.69 percent compared to last year to $106.22 million.
  • Port of Kalama, Wash. fell 34.88 percent compared to last year to $82.15 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 55.77 percent compared to last year to $80.5 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 $225.29 million, 31.67 percent, (45.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $81.09 million, 38.15 percent, (27.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $46.46 million, 39.44 percent, (6.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $115.26 million, 69.19 percent, (4.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $396,672, 1.63 percent, (2.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.17 percent of all these Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $926.39 million of the $1.06 billion total.

All totaled, 65.89 percent of all these Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $700.26 million of the $1.06 billion total