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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, in coils

Iron and steel bars, in coils, the No. 420 import by value totaled $58.45 million for the month of October, $593.83 million through October of 2018, and $833 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
1Canada$189.53 M
2Germany$94.29 M
3Japan$94.04 M
4Brazil$65.47 M
5France$35.09 M
6Egypt$29.98 M
7Spain$25.01 M
8Greece$14.61 M
9Morocco$12.35 M
10India$11.36 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $593.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $143,259,831
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $97,588,462
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $62,609,978
4Port of Charleston $48,235,036
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $37,675,291
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $33,787,883
7Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $26,063,332
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $19,255,007
9Port of Houston $19,056,132
10Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $13,990,807

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 18.58 percent through October to $593.83 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 18.58 percent from $729.38 million to $593.83 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 420 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 347 for the last full year with a total value of $833 million, a $97.64 million, 13.28 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $189,528,431
2Germany $94,285,956
3Japan $94,042,232
4Brazil $65,467,824
5France $35,087,687
6Egypt $29,977,486
7Spain $25,005,011
8Greece $14,614,368
9Morocco $12,349,199
10India $11,364,400

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $26,471,808
2Detroit $24,690,092
3Charleston $14,073,543
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,130,314
5Mobile $8,823,121
6Jacksonville/Tampa $8,567,253
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,366,243
8Buffalo $1,740,653
9Norfolk $1,568,215
10Houston $1,450,391

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 New Orleans fell 35.19 percent compared to last year to $143.26 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 2.99 percent compared to last year to $97.59 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 14.64 percent compared to last year to $62.61 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 10.1 percent compared to last year to $48.24 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 27.15 percent compared to last year to $37.68 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 Canada increased $2.72 million, 1.46 percent, (31.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $23.1 million, 32.46 percent, (15.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $17.38 million, 22.67 percent, (15.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $13.75 million, 17.36 percent, (11.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $3.33 million, 10.47 percent, (5.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.56 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $478.41 million of the $593.83 million total.

All totaled, 65.57 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $389.37 million of the $593.83 million total