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

Imports: Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide

Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide, the No. 744 import by value totaled $11.63 million for the month of July, $92.31 million through July of 2019, and $204.87 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$23.45 M
2Canada$16.63 M
3Japan$8.83 M
4Mexico$8.03 M
5The Netherlands$7.11 M
6China$6.28 M
7Vietnam$6.23 M
8Taiwan$4.4 M
9South Korea$2.28 M
10United Kingdom$1.5 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $92.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, N.C. $9,974,018
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,967,043
3Port of Los Angeles $7,802,462
4Port of New Orleans $6,481,299
5Port of Newark $5,914,301
6Port Laredo $5,851,331
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,063,475
8Port of Chester, Penn. $3,796,612
9Port of New London, Conn. $3,554,431
10Port of Philadelphia $3,423,550

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 27.83 percent through July to $92.31 million

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 27.83 percent from $127.91 million to $92.31 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 744 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 676 for the last full year with a total value of $204.87 million, a $30.39 million, 12.92 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico 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 Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New London, Conn. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $23,446,450
2Canada $16,633,632
3Japan $8,829,637
4Mexico $8,027,610
5The Netherlands $7,106,848
6China $6,275,554
7Vietnam $6,227,324
8Taiwan $4,395,354
9South Korea $2,277,437
10United Kingdom $1,496,204

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $11,122,492
2Wilmington $6,921,725
3Philadelphia $6,269,106
4Boston $6,166,745
5Laredo $5,187,823
6Milwaukee $4,009,144
7Charleston $3,551,405
8New York City $3,525,050
9Cleveland $3,047,375
10Buffalo $2,909,540

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:

  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 23.61 percent compared to last year to $9.97 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 49.97 percent compared to last year to $8.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.6 percent compared to last year to $7.8 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 1779.68 percent compared to last year to $6.48 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 29.57 percent compared to last year to $5.91 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 $2.24 million, 8.72 percent, (25.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $12.32 million, 42.55 percent, (18.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $2.92 million, 24.84 percent, (9.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $2.7 million, 25.17 percent, (8.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $2.09 million, 22.7 percent, (7.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.38 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $64.04 million of the $92.31 million total.

All totaled, 42.4 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $39.14 million of the $92.31 million total