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

Imports: Misc. alloy steel bars and rods

Misc. alloy steel bars and rods, the No. 519 import by value totaled $33.55 million for the month of December, $422.64 million through December of 2018, and $421.96 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
1Canada$190.47 M
2Japan$188.51 M
3Germany$17.27 M
4Austria$10.82 M
5Sweden$6.54 M
6France$3 M
7The Netherlands$2.84 M
8Brazil$1.54 M
9South Korea$1.22 M
10Spain$217,132
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $422.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $117,151,419
2Port of New Orleans $72,682,691
3Port of Philadelphia $50,471,552
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $37,326,316
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $28,460,761
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,001,323
7Port of Virginia $15,258,300
8Port of Newark $13,163,585
9Port of Los Angeles $12,048,895
10Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,101,378

U.S. imports of Misc. alloy steel bars and rods increased 0.16 percent through December to $422.64 million

U.S. imports of Misc. alloy steel bars and rods increased 0.16 percent from $421.96 million to $422.64 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 519 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 506 for the last full year with a total value of $421.96 million, a $11.63 million, 2.83 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $190,466,581
2Japan $188,510,878
3Germany $17,273,731
4Austria $10,816,442
5Sweden $6,544,324
6France $3,000,698
7The Netherlands $2,835,772
8Brazil $1,537,335
9South Korea $1,216,236
10Spain $217,132

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $29,485,163
2New Orleans $13,952,746
3Philadelphia $13,209,194
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,493,843
5Atlanta/Savannah $10,337,096
6Norfolk $4,071,428
7New York City $3,287,282
8Chicago $2,218,316
9Los Angeles $2,173,799
10Cleveland $1,806,436

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 16.47 percent compared to last year to $117.15 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 25.78 percent compared to last year to $72.68 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 11.97 percent compared to last year to $50.47 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 13.31 percent compared to last year to $37.33 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 38.92 percent compared to last year to $28.46 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 $29.4 million, 18.25 percent, (45.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $2.99 million, 1.56 percent, (44.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $7.2 million, 29.42 percent, (4.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria increased $7.7 million, 247.59 percent, (2.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $292,134, 4.67 percent, (1.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.86 percent of all these Misc. alloy steel bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $413.61 million of the $422.64 million total.

All totaled, 72.42 percent of all these Misc. alloy steel bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $306.09 million of the $422.64 million total