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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, cold formed

Iron and steel bars, cold formed, the No. 761 import by value totaled $11.46 million for the month of March, $33.41 million through March of 2019, and $165.19 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$11.73 M
2Canada$6.06 M
3Spain$3.18 M
4Italy$3.06 M
5China$3.03 M
6Japan$2 M
7United Kingdom$1.9 M
8France$706,364
9Romania$540,484
10India$264,628
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $33.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,580,426
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,555,066
3Port of Newark $3,495,490
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,330,886
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,947,746
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,818,330
7Port of Houston $1,289,589
8Port of Virginia $1,185,012
9Port of Los Angeles $1,057,714
10Port of Long Beach $817,718

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 32.99 percent through March to $33.41 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 32.99 percent from $49.86 million to $33.41 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 761 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 687 for the last full year with a total value of $165.19 million, a $24.15 million, 12.76 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $11,729,245
2Canada $6,059,818
3Spain $3,183,654
4Italy $3,055,114
5China $3,028,585
6Japan $2,000,460
7United Kingdom $1,903,524
8France $706,364
9Romania $540,484
10India $264,628

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $15,023,455
2Detroit $14,163,585
3Chicago $5,553,635
4Atlanta/Savannah $2,946,953
5New York City $2,694,310
6Los Angeles $2,500,773
7New Orleans $2,237,268
8Philadelphia $1,480,503
9Norfolk $1,361,471
10Cleveland $1,036,138

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 45.86 percent compared to last year to $8.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 36.09 percent compared to last year to $6.56 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.31 percent compared to last year to $3.5 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 2.29 percent compared to last year to $2.33 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 16.63 percent compared to last year to $1.95 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 $3.19 million, 21.4 percent, (35.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $9.75 million, 61.68 percent, (18.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $337,902, 9.6 percent, (9.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $1.81 million, 37.2 percent, (9.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $967,950, 46.97 percent, (9.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.98 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $27.06 million of the $33.41 million total.

All totaled, 68.57 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $22.91 million of the $33.41 million total