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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, cold formed

Iron and steel bars, cold formed, the No. 730 import by value totaled $11.32 million for the month of October, $143.98 million through October of 2018, and $189.34 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$45.08 M
2Canada$41.15 M
3Italy$12.85 M
4Spain$11.94 M
5United Kingdom$8.48 M
6China$6.14 M
7Japan$5.47 M
8France$3.37 M
9Turkey$2.12 M
10Romania$1.55 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $143.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $43,704,750
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $28,545,882
3Port of Newark $12,848,795
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,487,266
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,689,282
6Port of Virginia $7,677,678
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,797,307
8Port of Los Angeles $4,834,167
9Port of Houston $4,328,861
10Port of Chester, Penn. $3,638,615

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 9.29 percent through October to $143.98 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 9.29 percent from $158.72 million to $143.98 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 730 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 688 for the last full year with a total value of $189.34 million, a $26.74 million, 16.45 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, 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..

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 Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $45,079,478
2Canada $41,146,099
3Italy $12,848,260
4Spain $11,939,381
5United Kingdom $8,477,734
6China $6,136,115
7Japan $5,471,673
8France $3,370,666
9Turkey $2,120,387
10Romania $1,548,250

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $10,517,733
2Detroit $8,796,400
3Chicago $2,903,024
4New York City $1,901,139
5Los Angeles $1,568,854
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,507,678
7Philadelphia $940,840
8Norfolk $912,343
9Houston $602,068
10Cleveland $473,707

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.14 percent compared to last year to $43.7 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 16.07 percent compared to last year to $28.55 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.55 percent compared to last year to $12.85 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 7.29 percent compared to last year to $9.49 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 40.98 percent compared to last year to $7.69 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 increased $3.01 million, 7.14 percent, (31.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $13.36 million, 24.52 percent, (28.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $2.85 million, 18.16 percent, (8.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $129,763, 1.1 percent, (8.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $1.42 million, 14.32 percent, (5.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.99 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $119.49 million of the $143.98 million total.

All totaled, 71.03 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $102.28 million of the $143.98 million total