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

Imports: Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm

Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm, the No. 232 import by value totaled $147.85 million for the month of December, $1.64 billion through December of 2018, and $1.44 billion 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$513.79 M
2Germany$205.92 M
3Sweden$136.58 M
4South Korea$127.89 M
5Japan$102.47 M
6The Netherlands$101.65 M
7Austria$100.05 M
8United Kingdom$97.3 M
9France$58.81 M
10Belgium$48.01 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.64 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $306,067,447
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $162,622,947
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $148,593,095
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $147,420,925
5Port of Houston $146,283,326
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $123,262,847
7Port of Philadelphia $109,909,734
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $93,210,225
9Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $74,727,185
10Port of New Orleans $64,311,301

U.S. imports of Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm increased 13.63 percent through December to $1.64 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm increased 13.63 percent from $1.44 billion to $1.64 billion 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 232 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 234 for the last full year with a total value of $1.44 billion, a $97.79 million, 7.28 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $513,785,573
2Germany $205,924,368
3Sweden $136,581,873
4South Korea $127,893,697
5Japan $102,472,984
6The Netherlands $101,651,656
7Austria $100,048,455
8United Kingdom $97,297,700
9France $58,805,075
10Belgium $48,006,320

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $114,327,867
2Philadelphia $92,074,851
3Mobile $33,687,071
4Atlanta/Savannah $31,017,857
5Houston $27,404,032
6New Orleans $22,568,457
7Cleveland $12,357,620
8Chicago $11,018,306
9Laredo $9,554,874
10Buffalo $7,258,241

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.28 percent compared to last year to $306.07 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 4.87 percent compared to last year to $162.62 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 19.47 percent compared to last year to $148.59 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 72.73 percent compared to last year to $147.42 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 13.35 percent compared to last year to $146.28 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 $114.64 million, 28.72 percent, (31.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $31.45 million, 18.02 percent, (12.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sweden decreased $22.37 million, 14.07 percent, (8.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $8.5 million, 7.12 percent, (7.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $10.74 million, 9.49 percent, (6.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.39 percent of all these Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.09 billion of the $1.64 billion total.

All totaled, 55.66 percent of all these Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $910.99 million of the $1.64 billion total