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

Imports: Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide

Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide, the No. 722 import by value totaled $11.52 million for the month of March, $43.51 million through March of 2019, and $204.87 million 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
1Germany$9.97 M
2Canada$7.12 M
3China$6.07 M
4Japan$3.93 M
5Mexico$3.65 M
6The Netherlands$2.99 M
7Vietnam$2.45 M
8Taiwan$2.36 M
9South Korea$1.3 M
10United Arab Emirates$946,337
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $43.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $6,209,639
2Port of Wilmington, N.C. $4,002,207
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,619,722
4Port of Newark $2,964,922
5Port of New London, Conn. $2,844,255
6Port of Los Angeles $2,770,219
7Port of Philadelphia $2,291,139
8Port Laredo $2,270,676
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,229,602
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,569,068

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 25.84 percent through March to $43.51 million

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 25.84 percent from $58.67 million to $43.51 million through the first three 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 722 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 652 for the last full year with a total value of $204.87 million, a $30.39 million, 12.92 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New London, Conn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $9,971,409
2Canada $7,115,652
3China $6,068,782
4Japan $3,930,945
5Mexico $3,654,901
6The Netherlands $2,993,303
7Vietnam $2,453,507
8Taiwan $2,360,516
9South Korea $1,302,689
10United Arab Emirates $946,337

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $11,122,492
2Wilmington $6,921,725
3Philadelphia $6,269,106
4Boston $6,166,745
5Laredo $5,187,823
6Milwaukee $4,009,144
7Charleston $3,551,405
8New York City $3,525,050
9Cleveland $3,047,375
10Buffalo $2,909,540

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 4627.12 percent compared to last year to $6.21 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 25.79 percent compared to last year to $4 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 56.48 percent compared to last year to $3.62 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 38.7 percent compared to last year to $2.96 million.
  • Port of New London, Conn. fell 33.12 percent compared to last year to $2.84 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 $2.16 million, 17.79 percent, (22.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $6.55 million, 47.94 percent, (16.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $3.75 million, 161.85 percent, (13.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $2.04 million, 34.22 percent, (9.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $496,143, 11.95 percent, (8.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.66 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $30.74 million of the $43.51 million total.

All totaled, 45.14 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $19.64 million of the $43.51 million total