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

Imports: Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide

Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide, the No. 696 import by value totaled $13.78 million for the month of December, $204.87 million through December of 2018, and $235.26 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$48.86 M
2Canada$39.35 M
3Japan$18.09 M
4The Netherlands$16.76 M
5Mexico$16.67 M
6Belgium$10.56 M
7Taiwan$9.35 M
8Vietnam$8.51 M
9South Korea$6.31 M
10Turkey$6.15 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $204.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $26,650,403
2Port of Wilmington, N.C. $22,756,288
3Port of Los Angeles $14,549,242
4Port of New London, Conn. $11,815,506
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $10,297,520
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,278,893
7Port of Charleston $8,816,588
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,358,286
9Port of Philadelphia $8,052,129
10Brownsville International Bridges $7,950,048

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 12.92 percent through December to $204.87 million

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 12.92 percent from $235.26 million to $204.87 million in 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 696 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 645 for the last full year with a total value of $235.26 million, a $36.85 million, 18.57 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New London, Conn. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $48,860,534
2Canada $39,346,494
3Japan $18,094,522
4The Netherlands $16,762,492
5Mexico $16,668,974
6Belgium $10,557,100
7Taiwan $9,350,375
8Vietnam $8,509,125
9South Korea $6,307,129
10Turkey $6,152,533

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $8,751,661
2Philadelphia $4,995,529
3Wilmington $4,494,589
4Boston $4,077,713
5Laredo $3,680,474
6Charleston $3,217,112
7Baltimore $2,676,115
8Buffalo $2,567,553
9New York City $2,380,010
10Cleveland $2,221,433

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 3.38 percent compared to last year to $26.65 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 10.1 percent compared to last year to $22.76 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.96 percent compared to last year to $14.55 million.
  • Port of New London, Conn. rose 16.56 percent compared to last year to $11.82 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 15.71 percent compared to last year to $10.3 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 decreased $952,888, 1.91 percent, (23.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $5.04 million, 11.35 percent, (19.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $6.99 million, 27.86 percent, (8.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $2.67 million, 18.9 percent, (8.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $3.1 million, 22.83 percent, (8.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.21 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $139.73 million of the $204.87 million total.

All totaled, 42.01 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $86.07 million of the $204.87 million total