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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, cold formed

Iron and steel bars, cold formed, the No. 741 import by value totaled $10.79 million for the month of December, $165.19 million through December 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$51.07 M
2Canada$45 M
3Spain$14.16 M
4Italy$14.12 M
5United Kingdom$9.93 M
6China$7.36 M
7Japan$6.91 M
8France$3.93 M
9Turkey$2.43 M
10Russia$2.14 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $165.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $48,144,682
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $31,855,672
3Port of Newark $15,419,182
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,979,858
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,124,957
6Port of Virginia $8,423,063
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,201,292
8Port of Los Angeles $5,280,302
9Port of Houston $4,657,705
10Port of Chester, Penn. $4,143,260

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 12.76 percent through December to $165.19 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 12.76 percent from $189.34 million to $165.19 million in 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 741 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 690 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Italy 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $51,066,568
2Canada $45,000,596
3Spain $14,160,532
4Italy $14,119,932
5United Kingdom $9,926,661
6China $7,361,701
7Japan $6,912,196
8France $3,929,515
9Turkey $2,432,308
10Russia $2,138,062

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $12,477,996
2Detroit $11,075,781
3Chicago $4,138,059
4New York City $2,296,454
5New Orleans $2,218,151
6Atlanta/Savannah $2,110,552
7Los Angeles $2,041,467
8Philadelphia $1,248,609
9Norfolk $1,138,716
10Houston $797,588

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 20.58 percent compared to last year to $48.14 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 20.35 percent compared to last year to $31.86 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 4.45 percent compared to last year to $15.42 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 6.13 percent compared to last year to $10.98 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 37.32 percent compared to last year to $9.12 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 $1.31 million, 2.63 percent, (30.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $19.67 million, 30.42 percent, (27.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $454,504, 3.32 percent, (8.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $5.07 million, 26.42 percent, (8.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $2.17 million, 17.93 percent, (6.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.29 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $134.27 million of the $165.19 million total.

All totaled, 69.94 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $115.52 million of the $165.19 million total