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

Imports: Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings

Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings, the No. 156 import by value totaled $219.23 million for the month of August, $1.81 billion through August of 2019, and $2.79 billion 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
1China$513.84 M
2India$243.43 M
3South Korea$202.73 M
4Italy$136.65 M
5Mexico$93.8 M
6Germany$82.33 M
7Taiwan$81.05 M
8Canada$65.59 M
9Israel$43.24 M
10Thailand$39.2 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.81 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $522,650,174
2Port of Los Angeles $299,981,320
3Port of Newark $193,302,494
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $107,099,609
5Port of Long Beach $73,618,146
6Port of Virginia $66,746,267
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $56,278,252
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $45,074,397
9Port of Charleston $39,192,921
10Port Laredo $33,827,871

U.S. imports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings increased 1.55 percent through August to $1.81 billion

U.S. imports of Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings increased 1.55 percent from $1.78 billion to $1.81 billion through the first eight 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 156 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 164 for the last full year with a total value of $2.79 billion, a $671.99 million, 31.68 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this 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 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, theleading 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 Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $513,838,903
2India $243,426,909
3South Korea $202,730,647
4Italy $136,646,002
5Mexico $93,797,793
6Germany $82,331,703
7Taiwan $81,045,427
8Canada $65,594,324
9Israel $43,238,282
10Thailand $39,196,547

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $289,401,179
2Los Angeles $93,912,997
3Chicago $84,556,095
4New York City $58,817,402
5Cleveland $56,027,488
6Atlanta/Savannah $54,816,102
7Dallas $38,611,211
8Laredo $32,113,367
9Detroit $31,833,657
10New Orleans $29,855,473

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 13.5 percent compared to last year to $522.65 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 2.06 percent compared to last year to $299.98 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.67 percent compared to last year to $193.3 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 0.33 percent compared to last year to $107.1 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 46.66 percent compared to last year to $73.62 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 $130.36 million, 20.24 percent, (28.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $50.37 million, 26.09 percent, (13.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $62.23 million, 44.29 percent, (11.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $1.78 million, 1.28 percent, (7.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $6.81 million, 7.82 percent, (5.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.77 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.19 billion of the $1.81 billion total.

All totaled, 66.12 percent of all these Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.2 billion of the $1.81 billion total