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

Imports: Iron and steel bars, in coils

Iron and steel bars, in coils, the No. 411 import by value totaled $57.71 million for the month of July, $418.59 million through July of 2019, and $746.74 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
1Canada$89.43 M
2Japan$68.97 M
3Brazil$64.27 M
4Germany$49.52 M
5Egypt$23.71 M
6Malaysia$23.01 M
7France$14.95 M
8South Korea$11.55 M
9Greece$10.67 M
10Australia$9.94 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $418.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $149,388,695
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $50,914,230
3Port of Houston $39,837,392
4Port of Charleston $30,968,457
5Port of Mobile, Ala. $27,827,285
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $19,818,515
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $17,250,153
8Port of Virginia $11,461,359
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,446,418
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $9,607,591

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, in coils increased 2.54 percent through July to $418.59 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, in coils increased 2.54 percent from $408.2 million to $418.59 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 411 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 421 for the last full year with a total value of $746.74 million, a $86.26 million, 10.36 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Egypt. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $89,434,510
2Japan $68,970,435
3Brazil $64,268,444
4Germany $49,515,149
5Egypt $23,710,972
6Malaysia $23,009,127
7France $14,949,969
8South Korea $11,552,179
9Greece $10,671,352
10Australia $9,939,318

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $72,427,896
2Detroit $61,869,657
3Jacksonville/Tampa $23,277,858
4Charleston $19,268,020
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $16,945,630
6Chicago $9,383,587
7Houston $9,181,004
8Mobile $8,823,121
9Philadelphia $5,973,726
10Wilmington $5,311,831

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 New Orleans rose 56.79 percent compared to last year to $149.39 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 30.02 percent compared to last year to $50.91 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 312.16 percent compared to last year to $39.84 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 18.19 percent compared to last year to $30.97 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 17.64 percent compared to last year to $27.83 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 decreased $47.52 million, 34.7 percent, (21.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $4.61 million, 7.16 percent, (16.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $356,875, 0.56 percent, (15.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $9.21 million, 15.68 percent, (11.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Egypt increased $3.39 million, 16.66 percent, (5.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.69 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $295.9 million of the $418.59 million total.

All totaled, 71.42 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $298.94 million of the $418.59 million total