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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: Iron and steel bars, in coils

Iron and steel bars, in coils, the No. 411 import by value totaled $67.56 million for the month of December, $746.74 million through December of 2018, and $833 million for all of 2017, 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$219.96 M
2Germany$123 M
3Japan$114.12 M
4Brazil$65.66 M
5France$49.43 M
6Spain$30.92 M
7Egypt$29.98 M
8Australia$19.45 M
9Greece$19.05 M
10South Korea$14.41 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $746.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $189,215,919
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $115,846,339
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $81,492,074
4Port of Charleston $53,429,513
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $42,380,069
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $38,252,018
7Port of Mobile, Ala. $33,787,883
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $26,848,457
9Port of Houston $26,786,745
10Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $16,837,687

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 10.36 percent through December to $746.74 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel bars, in coils decreased 10.36 percent from $833 million to $746.74 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 411 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 367 for the last full year with a total value of $833 million, a $97.64 million, 13.28 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Brazil 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Turkey. 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 Houston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $219,957,858
2Germany $123,002,431
3Japan $114,122,602
4Brazil $65,664,893
5France $49,427,651
6Spain $30,920,434
7Egypt $29,977,486
8Australia $19,452,190
9Greece $19,048,499
10South Korea $14,405,341

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $54,238,488
2Detroit $39,556,780
3Charleston $14,385,445
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,526,878
5Jacksonville/Tampa $10,994,632
6Houston $9,181,004
7Mobile $8,823,121
8Chicago $3,434,218
9Norfolk $2,743,314
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,620,399

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 22.56 percent compared to last year to $189.22 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 3.29 percent compared to last year to $115.85 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 14.3 percent compared to last year to $81.49 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 0.14 percent compared to last year to $53.43 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 26.32 percent compared to last year to $42.38 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 $1.26 million, 0.58 percent, (29.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $37.63 million, 44.07 percent, (16.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $23.8 million, 26.35 percent, (15.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $30.72 million, 31.87 percent, (8.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $8.65 million, 21.22 percent, (6.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.62 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $572.18 million of the $746.74 million total.

All totaled, 64.6 percent of all these Iron and steel bars, in coils imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $482.36 million of the $746.74 million total