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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, cold formed

Iron and steel bars, cold formed, the No. 785 import by value totaled $9.74 million for the month of July, $73.68 million through July of 2019, and $165.19 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
1Germany$25.13 M
2Canada$13.58 M
3Italy$7.81 M
4Spain$7.33 M
5China$4.9 M
6Japan$4.63 M
7United Kingdom$4.48 M
8France$1.97 M
9South Korea$829,469
10Romania$723,859
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $73.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $19,434,658
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,220,370
3Port of Newark $6,879,469
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,555,787
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,524,842
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,966,132
7Port of Virginia $3,226,773
8Port of Los Angeles $2,840,849
9Port of Houston $2,427,995
10Port of Long Beach $1,905,924

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 33.82 percent through July to $73.68 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, cold formed decreased 33.82 percent from $111.33 million to $73.68 million through the first seven 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 785 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 704 for the last full year with a total value of $165.19 million, a $24.15 million, 12.76 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Spain 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, 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 Savannah, Ga..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $25,129,344
2Canada $13,581,087
3Italy $7,812,000
4Spain $7,334,790
5China $4,902,844
6Japan $4,628,208
7United Kingdom $4,482,253
8France $1,974,118
9South Korea $829,469
10Romania $723,859

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $15,023,455
2Detroit $14,163,585
3Chicago $5,553,635
4Atlanta/Savannah $2,946,953
5New York City $2,694,310
6Los Angeles $2,500,773
7New Orleans $2,237,268
8Philadelphia $1,480,503
9Norfolk $1,361,471
10Cleveland $1,036,138

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 42.79 percent compared to last year to $19.43 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 40.16 percent compared to last year to $13.22 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 30.8 percent compared to last year to $6.88 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 9.37 percent compared to last year to $4.56 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 36.56 percent compared to last year to $4.52 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 decreased $8.37 million, 24.99 percent, (34.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $19.23 million, 58.61 percent, (18.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $2.42 million, 23.67 percent, (10.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $1.98 million, 21.22 percent, (9.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $231,266, 4.95 percent, (6.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.75 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $58.76 million of the $73.68 million total.

All totaled, 65.98 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, cold formed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $48.62 million of the $73.68 million total