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

Imports: Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity

Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity, the No. 437 import by value totaled $52.22 million for the month of October, $548.55 million through October of 2018, and $572.83 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
1Germany$191.34 M
2China$151.89 M
3Mexico$72.18 M
4Canada$45.04 M
5Taiwan$18.12 M
6United Kingdom$9.51 M
7Italy$8.47 M
8Spain$5.16 M
9South Korea$4.45 M
10Czech Republic$4.38 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $548.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $131,836,673
2Port of Los Angeles $68,202,858
3Port of Newark $44,658,767
4Port Laredo $39,412,965
5Port of Virginia $26,877,446
6Port of Charleston $18,467,181
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $17,408,437
8Port of Houston $16,464,918
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $14,590,947
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $14,573,311

U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity increased 12.48 percent through October to $548.55 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity increased 12.48 percent from $487.68 million to $548.55 million through the first 10 months of 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 437 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 443 for the last full year with a total value of $572.83 million, a $29.66 million, 5.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $191,341,351
2China $151,889,052
3Mexico $72,175,179
4Canada $45,043,489
5Taiwan $18,123,716
6United Kingdom $9,505,240
7Italy $8,472,273
8Spain $5,158,755
9South Korea $4,450,413
10Czech Republic $4,380,910

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $29,358,628
2Los Angeles $8,731,792
3Detroit $5,644,410
4St. Louis $5,120,953
5New York City $4,260,610
6Chicago $4,103,388
7Norfolk $3,168,027
8New Orleans $3,028,247
9Atlanta/Savannah $2,575,679
10Cleveland $2,234,267

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 40.16 percent compared to last year to $131.84 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.42 percent compared to last year to $68.2 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 40.18 percent compared to last year to $44.66 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 30.45 percent compared to last year to $39.41 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 12.99 percent compared to last year to $26.88 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 increased $34.51 million, 22.01 percent, (34.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $384,441, 0.25 percent, (27.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $16.71 million, 30.14 percent, (13.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $6.44 million, 16.7 percent, (8.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $4.12 million, 29.4 percent, (3.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.24 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $478.57 million of the $548.55 million total.

All totaled, 56.69 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $310.99 million of the $548.55 million total