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

Imports: Misc. flat rolled steel alloy under 600mm

Misc. flat rolled steel alloy under 600mm, the No. 664 import by value totaled $13.7 million for the month of December, $235.56 million through December of 2018, and $272.75 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
1Germany$91.65 M
2Japan$40.01 M
3Austria$38.12 M
4Canada$36.56 M
5United Kingdom$8.48 M
6Sweden$6.08 M
7Russia$2.7 M
8Slovenia$2.46 M
9China$2.07 M
10France$1.69 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $235.56 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $40,799,131
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $35,736,957
3Port of Charleston $28,792,951
4Port of Newark $25,432,628
5Port of Virginia $18,699,043
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $17,651,234
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,340,370
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,272,499
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $5,234,735
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,134,628

U.S. imports of Misc. flat rolled steel alloy under 600mm decreased 13.64 percent through December to $235.56 million

U.S. imports of Misc. flat rolled steel alloy under 600mm decreased 13.64 percent from $272.75 million to $235.56 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 664 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 605 for the last full year with a total value of $272.75 million, a $72.84 million, 36.44 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $91,645,170
2Japan $40,013,585
3Austria $38,122,488
4Canada $36,556,547
5United Kingdom $8,481,413
6Sweden $6,083,421
7Russia $2,697,573
8Slovenia $2,462,995
9China $2,066,471
10France $1,694,092

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $12,499,580
2Philadelphia $10,228,634
3New Orleans $7,266,209
4Buffalo $7,176,792
5New York City $5,667,638
6Cleveland $3,517,572
7Charleston $2,939,797
8Chicago $2,709,309
9San Diego $2,556,298
10Laredo $1,452,925

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 24.3 percent compared to last year to $40.8 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 21.19 percent compared to last year to $35.74 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 39.57 percent compared to last year to $28.79 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 29.07 percent compared to last year to $25.43 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 13.92 percent compared to last year to $18.7 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 Germany increased $255,317, 0.28 percent, (38.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $34.76 million, 46.49 percent, (16.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria increased $2.57 million, 7.23 percent, (16.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $12.73 million, 53.43 percent, (15.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $1.14 million, 11.8 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.2 percent of all these Misc. flat rolled steel alloy under 600mm imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $214.82 million of the $235.56 million total.

All totaled, 63.45 percent of all these Misc. flat rolled steel alloy under 600mm imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $149.46 million of the $235.56 million total