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

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

Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity, the No. 443 import by value totaled $49.33 million for the month of July, $364 million through July of 2019, and $642.03 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
1Germany$153.79 M
2China$70.91 M
3Mexico$47.22 M
4Canada$34.46 M
5Taiwan$12.76 M
6Italy$7.94 M
7United Kingdom$4.85 M
8South Korea$3.36 M
9Japan$2.52 M
10India$2.32 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $364 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $118,571,580
2Port of Los Angeles $30,824,123
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $20,689,381
4Port of Newark $20,266,076
5Port of Virginia $15,997,934
6Port of Houston $15,822,147
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $15,606,677
8Port Laredo $11,468,832
9Port of Long Beach $9,945,108
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $9,748,379

U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity decreased 3.26 percent through July to $364 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, less than 300l capacity decreased 3.26 percent from $376.28 million to $364 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 443 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 436 for the last full year with a total value of $642.03 million, a $69.2 million, 12.08 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Newark 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $153,785,581
2China $70,905,853
3Mexico $47,221,689
4Canada $34,462,907
5Taiwan $12,764,457
6Italy $7,937,525
7United Kingdom $4,846,799
8South Korea $3,355,616
9Japan $2,518,921
10India $2,315,136

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $56,655,417
2Los Angeles $18,256,121
3Detroit $10,095,100
4Chicago $8,857,076
5New York City $8,626,017
6St. Louis $7,836,778
7Houston $6,806,260
8San Diego $6,621,110
9Norfolk $5,759,202
10Cleveland $5,690,818

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:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 23.24 percent compared to last year to $118.57 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 36.72 percent compared to last year to $30.82 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 171.87 percent compared to last year to $20.69 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 36.19 percent compared to last year to $20.27 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 14 percent compared to last year to $16 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 $17.2 million, 12.59 percent, (42.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $32.6 million, 31.49 percent, (19.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $1.74 million, 3.83 percent, (12.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $5.36 million, 18.42 percent, (9.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $777,511, 6.49 percent, (3.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.67 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 July of this year. That is equal to $319.14 million of the $364 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 July of this year. That is equal to $206.35 million of the $364 million total