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

Imports: Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide

Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide, the No. 692 import by value totaled $17.45 million for the month of October, $171.49 million through October of 2018, and $235.26 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
1Germany$36.43 M
2Canada$35.68 M
3Japan$15.6 M
4Mexico$14.48 M
5The Netherlands$13.9 M
6Belgium$8.94 M
7Taiwan$8.21 M
8Vietnam$6.85 M
9South Korea$5.39 M
10Turkey$4.96 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $171.49 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $23,349,248
2Port of Wilmington, N.C. $19,033,499
3Port of Los Angeles $12,201,154
4Port of New London, Conn. $9,560,719
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,519,724
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,623,757
7Port of Charleston $7,731,953
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,677,479
9Port of Philadelphia $7,596,538
10Brownsville International Bridges $6,950,803

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 14.73 percent through October to $171.49 million

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 14.73 percent from $201.1 million to $171.49 million through the first 10 months of 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 692 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 634 for the last full year with a total value of $235.26 million, a $36.85 million, 18.57 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New London, Conn. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $36,433,187
2Canada $35,675,447
3Japan $15,601,969
4Mexico $14,479,031
5The Netherlands $13,900,067
6Belgium $8,940,762
7Taiwan $8,210,785
8Vietnam $6,847,898
9South Korea $5,389,170
10Turkey $4,956,515

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $7,018,916
2Boston $3,871,795
3Philadelphia $3,752,872
4Wilmington $3,158,411
5Charleston $2,786,905
6Laredo $2,772,163
7Baltimore $2,364,527
8Buffalo $2,254,404
9New York City $1,868,043
10Cleveland $1,474,951

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.28 percent compared to last year to $23.35 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 9.9 percent compared to last year to $19.03 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.29 percent compared to last year to $12.2 million.
  • Port of New London, Conn. rose 7.68 percent compared to last year to $9.56 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 14.7 percent compared to last year to $9.52 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 Germany decreased $4.57 million, 11.14 percent, (21.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $73,656, 0.21 percent, (20.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $6.16 million, 28.29 percent, (9.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $2.96 million, 25.75 percent, (8.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $1.96 million, 16.37 percent, (8.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.7 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $116.09 million of the $171.49 million total.

All totaled, 42.96 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $73.66 million of the $171.49 million total