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

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

Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, the No. 464 import by value totaled $108.91 million for the month of October, $473.8 million through October of 2018, and $444.42 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$126.02 M
2China$89.13 M
3Taiwan$75.74 M
4Mexico$46.63 M
5Germany$22.29 M
6Poland$16.07 M
7Italy$15.85 M
8Japan$11.62 M
9South Korea$10.89 M
10India$8.58 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $473.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $89,346,018
2Port of Houston $50,577,975
3Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $28,477,332
4Port of Los Angeles $26,472,201
5Port of Newark $20,976,718
6Port of Virginia $19,410,247
7Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. $16,718,614
8Port Laredo $15,160,670
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $14,727,986
10Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas $12,773,541

U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity increased 31.71 percent through October to $473.8 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity increased 31.71 percent from $359.73 million to $473.8 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 464 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 501 for the last full year with a total value of $444.42 million, a $3.44 million, 0.77 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Port Lavaca, Texas, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $126,024,335
2China $89,134,939
3Taiwan $75,742,634
4Mexico $46,631,533
5Germany $22,294,822
6Poland $16,066,780
7Italy $15,854,280
8Japan $11,616,991
9South Korea $10,886,210
10India $8,584,105

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $12,061,043
2Pembina, N.D. $9,059,806
3New York City $5,452,705
4Detroit $4,181,818
5Laredo $3,960,143
6Los Angeles $3,477,653
7San Diego $3,280,901
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,055,086
9Charleston $2,791,175
10Port Arthur, Texas $2,427,540

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:

  • Port of Port Lavaca, Texas totaled $89.35 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Houston fell 2.9 percent compared to last year to $50.58 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 138.64 percent compared to last year to $28.48 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 5.47 percent compared to last year to $26.47 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 1.21 percent compared to last year to $20.98 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 $46.32 million, 58.12 percent, (26.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $5.21 million, 6.21 percent, (18.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $73.31 million, 3011.11 percent, (15.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $16.4 million, 54.27 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $2.94 million, 15.2 percent, (4.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.94 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $359.83 million of the $473.8 million total.

All totaled, 45.56 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $215.85 million of the $473.8 million total