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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, hot-worked

Iron and steel bars, hot-worked, the No. 375 import by value totaled $43.09 million for the month of October, $748.05 million through October of 2018, and $912.93 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
1Turkey$195.44 M
2Italy$119.68 M
3Canada$88.61 M
4Mexico$65.87 M
5Spain$39.49 M
6Dominican Republic$26.79 M
7Brazil$22.47 M
8Portugal$21.37 M
9Bulgaria$19.87 M
10Peru$19.53 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $748.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $208,502,657
2Port of New Orleans $98,037,644
3Port Everglades, Fla. $72,860,751
4Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $49,789,972
5Port of Philadelphia $34,366,060
6Port of New London, Conn. $34,076,095
7Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $28,963,825
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $27,124,600
9Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $17,479,042
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $15,711,572

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 7.18 percent through October to $748.05 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 7.18 percent from $805.95 million to $748.05 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 375 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 324 for the last full year with a total value of $912.93 million, a $10.05 million, 1.09 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Spain. 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Portugal, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $195,440,027
2Italy $119,681,172
3Canada $88,608,549
4Mexico $65,870,176
5Spain $39,491,966
6Dominican Republic $26,786,854
7Brazil $22,468,899
8Portugal $21,366,265
9Bulgaria $19,871,783
10Peru $19,534,733

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $36,069,039
2New Orleans $17,789,962
3Detroit $10,139,578
4San Juan $6,778,154
5Laredo $6,672,678
6Philadelphia $5,827,298
7Baltimore $5,763,142
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,660,023
9San Diego $3,723,420
10Pembina, N.D. $2,606,828

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:

  • Port of Houston fell 4.41 percent compared to last year to $208.5 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 14.48 percent compared to last year to $98.04 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 2.84 percent compared to last year to $72.86 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 105.51 percent compared to last year to $49.79 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 47.77 percent compared to last year to $34.37 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 Turkey decreased $171.29 million, 46.71 percent, (26.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $94.93 million, 383.58 percent, (16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $30.47 million, 25.59 percent, (11.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $27.76 million, 72.84 percent, (8.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $15.83 million, 66.92 percent, (5.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.06 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $509.09 million of the $748.05 million total.

All totaled, 61.97 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $463.56 million of the $748.05 million total