Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings

Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings, the No. 185 import by value totaled $133.31 million for the month of May, $798.09 million through May of 2020, and $2.55 billion for all of 2019, 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
1China$226.75 M
2India$91.28 M
3South Korea$62.03 M
4Taiwan$48.89 M
5Mexico$44.49 M
6Italy$43.41 M
7Germany$43.31 M
8Canada$31.61 M
9Israel$27.09 M
10Thailand$25 M
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U.S. imports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings decreased 29.24 percent through May to $798.09 million

U.S. imports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings decreased 29.24 percent from $1.13 billion to $798.09 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 185 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 160 for the last full year with a total value of $2.55 billion, a $243.91 million, 8.73 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 42.59 percent compared to last year to $185.45 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 36.03 percent compared to last year to $124.57 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 26.11 percent compared to last year to $87.34 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 25.09 percent compared to last year to $52.04 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 6.47 percent compared to last year to $41.43 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 China decreased $93.54 million, 29.2 percent, (28.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $69.15 million, 43.1 percent, (11.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $60.03 million, 49.18 percent, (7.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $332,883, 0.69 percent, (6.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $13.14 million, 22.81 percent, (5.57 percent market share).

All totaled, 59.32 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $473.44 million of the $798.09 million total.

All totaled, 61.5 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $490.83 million of the $798.09 million total