Total Trade: $823.22 million
|1||Port of Houston||$215,790,888|
|2||Port of New Orleans||$110,926,098|
|3||Port Everglades, Fla.||$78,695,146|
|4||Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico||$53,074,625|
|5||Port of Philadelphia||$40,800,423|
|6||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$34,221,610|
|7||Port of New London, Conn.||$34,076,095|
|8||Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas||$32,691,926|
|9||Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif.||$19,201,554|
|10||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$16,409,093|
U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 9.83 percent through December to $823.22 million
U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, hot-worked decreased 9.83 percent from $912.93 million to $823.22 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 393 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 338 for the last full year with a total value of $912.93 million, a $10.05 million, 1.09 percent decreased from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Spain. 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.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Portugal, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..
January – December 2018
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Houston fell 7.95 percent compared to last year to $215.79 million.
- Port of New Orleans fell 14.75 percent compared to last year to $110.93 million.
- Port Everglades, Fla. rose 6.12 percent compared to last year to $78.7 million.
- Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 95.37 percent compared to last year to $53.07 million.
- Port of Philadelphia fell 48.58 percent compared to last year to $40.8 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 Turkey decreased $171.6 million, 46.64 percent, (23.85 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $108.5 million, 435.21 percent, (16.21 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $42.53 million, 30 percent, (12.05 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $27.11 million, 56.53 percent, (9.12 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $333,357, 0.74 percent, (5.51 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 66.73 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $549.36 million of the $823.22 million total.
All totaled, 60.65 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, hot-worked imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $499.29 million of the $823.22 million total