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

Imports: Misc. cast articles of iron, steel

Misc. cast articles of iron, steel, the No. 482 import by value totaled $47.61 million for the month of July, $307.13 million through July of 2019, and $522.84 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
1China$119.81 M
2India$81.91 M
3Mexico$29.84 M
4Canada$28.83 M
5Germany$6.74 M
6United Kingdom$5.97 M
7South Korea$5.11 M
8Spain$4.44 M
9Taiwan$3.86 M
10Italy$3.48 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $307.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $45,791,781
2Port of Los Angeles $43,053,093
3Port of Houston $31,354,259
4Port Laredo $28,392,332
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,978,851
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $14,627,545
7Port of Virginia $14,124,840
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,719,726
9Port of Long Beach $10,122,211
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $8,307,217

U.S. imports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel increased 8.22 percent through July to $307.13 million

U.S. imports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel increased 8.22 percent from $283.79 million to $307.13 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 482 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 481 for the last full year with a total value of $522.84 million, a $61.97 million, 13.45 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading 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..

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 Laredo, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $119,811,223
2India $81,908,789
3Mexico $29,835,079
4Canada $28,830,416
5Germany $6,741,594
6United Kingdom $5,966,063
7South Korea $5,107,984
8Spain $4,442,321
9Taiwan $3,856,134
10Italy $3,480,456

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $19,892,855
2Houston $19,294,740
3Laredo $18,094,758
4Los Angeles $17,283,652
5New York City $15,601,888
6Atlanta/Savannah $12,606,080
7Detroit $8,320,997
8New Orleans $7,504,324
9San Francisco $6,761,483
10Cleveland $6,234,095

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 Newark rose 3.51 percent compared to last year to $45.79 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.42 percent compared to last year to $43.05 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 22.26 percent compared to last year to $31.35 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.17 percent compared to last year to $28.39 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 26.34 percent compared to last year to $19.98 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 China increased $6.54 million, 5.78 percent, (39.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $1.93 million, 2.42 percent, (26.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.83 million, 5.79 percent, (9.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $12.39 million, 75.34 percent, (9.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $1.17 million, 14.79 percent, (2.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.98 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $267.13 million of the $307.13 million total.

All totaled, 54.89 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $168.57 million of the $307.13 million total