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

Imports: Misc. cast articles of iron, steel

Misc. cast articles of iron, steel, the No. 494 import by value totaled $31.41 million for the month of February, $70.83 million through February of 2020, and $511.98 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
1India$25.89 M
2China$22.54 M
3Canada$6.99 M
4Mexico$5.39 M
5United Kingdom$2.11 M
6Germany$1.33 M
7Italy$1.18 M
8Spain$759,605
9South Korea$682,324
10Brazil$634,121
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $70.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $11,798,335
2Port of Houston $7,757,958
3Port of Los Angeles $6,654,827
4Port Laredo $5,460,035
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,807,030
6Port of Charleston $3,799,965
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,727,871
8Port of Virginia $2,876,143
9Port of Long Beach $2,738,741
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,314,305

U.S. imports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel decreased 16.90 percent through February to $70.83 million

U.S. imports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel decreased 16.90 percent from $85.24 million to $70.83 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 494 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 478 for the last full year with a total value of $511.98 million, a $10.86 million, 2.08 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $25,885,845
2China $22,536,529
3Canada $6,988,783
4Mexico $5,388,011
5United Kingdom $2,109,325
6Germany $1,331,477
7Italy $1,181,026
8Spain $759,605
9South Korea $682,324
10Brazil $634,121

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $4,629,501
2Atlanta/Savannah $3,513,956
3Chicago $3,436,589
4Houston $3,301,082
5Los Angeles $2,758,728
6New York City $2,591,852
7Detroit $2,337,228
8Seattle $1,132,513
9Cleveland $1,096,741
10St. Louis $1,055,930

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:

  • Port of Newark fell 2.71 percent compared to last year to $11.8 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 5.75 percent compared to last year to $7.76 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 53.7 percent compared to last year to $6.65 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 23.55 percent compared to last year to $5.46 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 35.33 percent compared to last year to $3.81 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 India increased $4.88 million, 23.23 percent, (36.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $15.8 million, 41.21 percent, (31.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $740,575, 11.85 percent, (9.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $2.63 million, 32.83 percent, (7.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $570,511, 37.07 percent, (2.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.81 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $62.91 million of the $70.83 million total.

All totaled, 50.09 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $35.48 million of the $70.83 million total