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

Imports: Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide

Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide, the No. 744 import by value totaled $10.53 million for the month of February, $23.02 million through February of 2020, and $154.63 million 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
1Canada$6.64 M
2Germany$3.7 M
3Mexico$3.38 M
4Japan$2.04 M
5The Netherlands$1.69 M
6Vietnam$1.04 M
7United Kingdom$750,354
8China$645,024
9Taiwan$643,819
10Spain$503,859
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,162,390
2Port Laredo $2,928,709
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,351,053
4Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,278,134
5Port of Los Angeles $2,070,474
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,157,527
7Port of Virginia $1,062,474
8Port of Portland, Maine $925,601
9Port of Newark $898,466
10Brownsville International Bridges $883,219

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 28.04 percent through February to $23.02 million

U.S. imports of Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide decreased 28.04 percent from $31.98 million to $23.02 million through the first two 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 744 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 694 for the last full year with a total value of $154.63 million, a $50.24 million, 24.52 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. 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 Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,644,450
2Germany $3,701,852
3Mexico $3,383,792
4Japan $2,037,196
5The Netherlands $1,685,585
6Vietnam $1,041,554
7United Kingdom $750,354
8China $645,024
9Taiwan $643,819
10Spain $503,859

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Wilmington $1,588,909
2Detroit $1,575,621
3Laredo $986,665
4Buffalo $815,979
5Chicago $815,713
6Cleveland $583,564
7Charleston $563,199
8Mobile $423,399
9San Juan $399,101
10New Orleans $273,956

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 36.53 percent compared to last year to $3.16 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 57.34 percent compared to last year to $2.93 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 191.48 percent compared to last year to $2.35 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 4.39 percent compared to last year to $2.28 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 51.06 percent compared to last year to $2.07 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 Canada increased $1.81 million, 37.46 percent, (28.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $3.21 million, 46.45 percent, (16.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $368,647, 12.23 percent, (14.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $135,606, 6.24 percent, (8.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $195,962, 10.41 percent, (7.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.83 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $17.45 million of the $23.02 million total.

All totaled, 55.57 percent of all these Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $12.79 million of the $23.02 million total