Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Iron and steel bars, cold formed

Iron and steel bars, cold formed, the No. 788 import by value totaled $8.97 million for the month of February, $18.04 million through February of 2020, and $119.86 million for all of 2019, 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$6.08 M
2Germany$5.74 M
3Italy$1.84 M
4Spain$1.21 M
5United Kingdom$835,750
6Japan$658,681
7China$597,621
8Romania$321,520
9Mexico$223,942
10Switzerland$182,030
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,117,727
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,037,264
3Port of Newark $1,224,869
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,182,571
5Port of Virginia $1,138,499
6Port of Los Angeles $657,225
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $633,722
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $632,783
9Port of Chester, Penn. $560,618
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $294,290

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 17.81 percent through February to $18.04 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 17.81 percent from $21.95 million to $18.04 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 788 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 765 for the last full year with a total value of $119.86 million, a $45.32 million, 27.44 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 China. 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,077,099
2Germany $5,736,638
3Italy $1,844,503
4Spain $1,206,461
5United Kingdom $835,750
6Japan $658,681
7China $597,621
8Romania $321,520
9Mexico $223,942
10Switzerland $182,030

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $2,131,349
2Detroit $1,843,883
3Los Angeles $745,540
4Chicago $658,885
5New York City $558,407
6Houston $395,839
7Philadelphia $298,552
8Atlanta/Savannah $264,542
9Seattle $239,160
10Norfolk $155,335

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 7.02 percent compared to last year to $6.12 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 10.97 percent compared to last year to $4.04 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 52.81 percent compared to last year to $1.22 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 30.1 percent compared to last year to $1.18 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 25.61 percent compared to last year to $1.14 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 $1.85 million, 43.93 percent, (33.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $2.2 million, 27.71 percent, (31.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $226,346, 10.93 percent, (10.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $960,577, 44.33 percent, (6.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $220,400, 20.87 percent, (4.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.02 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $15.7 million of the $18.04 million total.

All totaled, 75.94 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $13.7 million of the $18.04 million total