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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, hot-worked

Iron and steel bars, hot-worked, the No. 405 import by value totaled $54.21 million for the month of July, $434.05 million through July of 2019, and $823.22 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
1Spain$79.3 M
2Italy$76.49 M
3Canada$44.06 M
4Mexico$41.39 M
5Bulgaria$32.89 M
6Dominican Republic$27.36 M
7South Africa$21.63 M
8Algeria$19.72 M
9Japan$14.05 M
10Brazil$13.12 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $434.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $143,659,885
2Port of New Orleans $64,720,969
3Port Everglades, Fla. $43,995,204
4Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $24,936,099
5Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $23,670,632
6Port of Philadelphia $18,368,224
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,734,879
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $8,805,227
9Port of Stockton, Calif. $8,332,648
10Port of New Haven, Conn. $6,872,451

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 23.41 percent through July to $434.05 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 23.41 percent from $566.7 million to $434.05 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 405 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 346 for the last full year with a total value of $823.22 million, a $89.71 million, 9.83 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Bulgaria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Spain $79,303,734
2Italy $76,490,091
3Canada $44,058,609
4Mexico $41,385,128
5Bulgaria $32,892,288
6Dominican Republic $27,355,886
7South Africa $21,632,585
8Algeria $19,717,413
9Japan $14,052,300
10Brazil $13,115,017

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $43,357,270
2New Orleans $30,678,416
3Detroit $18,012,317
4Philadelphia $13,387,516
5Laredo $10,950,543
6San Juan $10,062,807
7Miami $8,656,545
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,453,006
9Baltimore $6,030,607
10Los Angeles $5,560,299

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:

  • Port of Houston fell 7.21 percent compared to last year to $143.66 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 18.86 percent compared to last year to $64.72 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 16.69 percent compared to last year to $44 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 38.69 percent compared to last year to $24.94 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 32.39 percent compared to last year to $23.67 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 Spain increased $59.7 million, 304.59 percent, (18.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $13.53 million, 15.03 percent, (17.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $26.26 million, 37.34 percent, (10.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $4 million, 8.81 percent, (9.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bulgaria increased $17.55 million, 114.38 percent, (7.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.16 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $274.13 million of the $434.05 million total.

All totaled, 69.34 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $300.98 million of the $434.05 million total