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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, hot-worked

Iron and steel bars, hot-worked, the No. 392 import by value totaled $55.69 million for the month of March, $193.03 million through March of 2019, and $823.22 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
1Italy$42.69 M
2Spain$34.8 M
3Bulgaria$27.75 M
4Canada$17.93 M
5Mexico$11.73 M
6South Africa$10.58 M
7Dominican Republic$10.19 M
8Vietnam$8.2 M
9Japan$6.24 M
10Algeria$5.32 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $193.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $66,930,933
2Port of New Orleans $37,932,378
3Port Everglades, Fla. $22,883,411
4Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $10,427,306
5Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $7,855,919
6Port of Stockton, Calif. $6,825,999
7Port of Philadelphia $6,578,178
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $3,875,675
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,483,995
10Port of New London, Conn. $3,367,088

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked increased 0.07 percent through March to $193.03 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked increased 0.07 percent from $192.88 million to $193.03 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 392 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 394 for the last full year with a total value of $823.22 million, a $89.71 million, 9.83 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Bulgaria, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Qatar. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $42,692,902
2Spain $34,804,967
3Bulgaria $27,750,986
4Canada $17,934,531
5Mexico $11,732,735
6South Africa $10,575,043
7Dominican Republic $10,189,418
8Vietnam $8,199,680
9Japan $6,240,759
10Algeria $5,322,568

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $43,357,270
2New Orleans $30,678,416
3Detroit $18,012,317
4Philadelphia $13,387,516
5Laredo $10,950,543
6San Juan $10,062,807
7Miami $8,656,545
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,453,006
9Baltimore $6,030,607
10Los Angeles $5,560,299

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 Houston rose 7.25 percent compared to last year to $66.93 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 14.66 percent compared to last year to $37.93 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 90.57 percent compared to last year to $22.88 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 8.89 percent compared to last year to $10.43 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 7.18 percent compared to last year to $7.86 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 Italy increased $42.65 million, 91956 percent, (22.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $34.68 million, 27622 percent, (18.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bulgaria increased $27.75 million, 0 percent, (14.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $12.6 million, 41.26 percent, (9.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $5.89 million, 33.41 percent, (6.08 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.89 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $134.92 million of the $193.03 million total.

All totaled, 75.65 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $146.03 million of the $193.03 million total