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

Imports: Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide

Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide, the No. 388 import by value totaled $60.06 million for the month of May, $281.77 million through May of 2020, and $864.49 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
1Canada$126.25 M
2Mexico$58.83 M
3Australia$57.23 M
4South Korea$13.52 M
5Vietnam$8.6 M
6Taiwan$4.6 M
7Belgium$2.9 M
8The Netherlands$2.86 M
9Russia$2.4 M
10Turkey$2.29 M
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U.S. imports of Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide decreased 26.85 percent through May to $281.77 million

U.S. imports of Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide decreased 26.85 percent from $385.18 million to $281.77 million through the first five 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 388 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 352 for the last full year with a total value of $864.49 million, a $276.95 million, 24.26 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 47.34 percent compared to last year to $56.83 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 16.99 percent compared to last year to $49.92 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 133.87 percent compared to last year to $49.41 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 18.66 percent compared to last year to $35.29 million.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. rose 31.33 percent compared to last year to $22.72 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 $15.01 million, 13.49 percent, (44.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $11.26 million, 16.06 percent, (20.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Australia decreased $5.44 million, 8.68 percent, (20.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $8.89 million, 192.05 percent, (4.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam decreased $41.22 million, 82.73 percent, (3.05 percent market share).

All totaled, 93.85 percent of all these Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $264.43 million of the $281.77 million total.

All totaled, 76.01 percent of all these Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $214.16 million of the $281.77 million total