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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, in coils

Iron and steel bars, in coils, the No. 415 import by value totaled $51.47 million for the month of March, $173.82 million through March of 2019, and $746.74 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
1Canada$42.71 M
2Brazil$24.95 M
3Japan$23.95 M
4Germany$22.17 M
5Egypt$13.75 M
6Greece$10.67 M
7Malaysia$10.19 M
8South Korea$7.85 M
9Spain$5.3 M
10Venezuela$3.68 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $173.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $63,460,138
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $24,062,351
3Port of Charleston $11,918,020
4Port of Houston $11,647,146
5Port of Virginia $9,044,003
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $8,996,199
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $8,618,098
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $7,314,824
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $6,507,988
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,174,786

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, in coils increased 11.40 percent through March to $173.82 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, in coils increased 11.40 percent from $156.03 million to $173.82 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 415 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 436 for the last full year with a total value of $746.74 million, a $86.26 million, 10.36 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Egypt. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Egypt. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $42,712,945
2Brazil $24,945,721
3Japan $23,953,903
4Germany $22,171,580
5Egypt $13,745,498
6Greece $10,671,352
7Malaysia $10,191,465
8South Korea $7,850,612
9Spain $5,300,597
10Venezuela $3,684,842

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $72,427,896
2Detroit $61,869,657
3Jacksonville/Tampa $23,277,858
4Charleston $19,268,020
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $16,945,630
6Chicago $9,383,587
7Houston $9,181,004
8Mobile $8,823,121
9Philadelphia $5,973,726
10Wilmington $5,311,831

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 New Orleans rose 53.96 percent compared to last year to $63.46 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.72 percent compared to last year to $24.06 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 40.48 percent compared to last year to $11.92 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 703.03 percent compared to last year to $11.65 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 191.89 percent compared to last year to $9.04 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 decreased $12.75 million, 22.99 percent, (24.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $6.6 million, 20.91 percent, (14.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $1.03 million, 4.48 percent, (13.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $3.4 million, 18.13 percent, (12.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Egypt increased $4.56 million, 49.64 percent, (7.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.37 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $127.53 million of the $173.82 million total.

All totaled, 69.11 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $120.13 million of the $173.82 million total