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

Imports: Misc. ingots of non-alloyed steel and iron

Misc. ingots of non-alloyed steel and iron, the No. 1149 import by value totaled $999,045 for the month of December, $5.45 million through December of 2018, and $3.23 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
1Mexico$3.16 M
2Canada$1.31 M
3China$348,651
4Japan$339,248
5United Kingdom$214,150
6Taiwan$35,669
7France$19,098
8Australia$12,000
9Germany$3,053
10Panama$0
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $3,143,832
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $924,517
3Port of Los Angeles $258,701
4Port of Long Beach $211,500
5Port of Newark $194,000
6Los Angeles International Airport $176,458
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $156,745
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $83,885
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $78,498
10Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $47,905

U.S. imports of Misc. ingots of non-alloyed steel and iron increased 68.78 percent through December to $5.45 million

U.S. imports of Misc. ingots of non-alloyed steel and iron increased 68.78 percent from $3.23 million to $5.45 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 1149 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1170 for the last full year with a total value of $3.23 million, a $1.04 million, 47.74 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,161,497
2Canada $1,314,958
3China $348,651
4Japan $339,248
5United Kingdom $214,150
6Taiwan $35,669
7France $19,098
8Australia $12,000
9Germany $3,053
10Brazil $0

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $898,567
2Detroit $456,567
3Los Angeles $278,708
4Buffalo $95,835
5New York City $77,381
6Cleveland $56,799
7El Paso $17,750
8Wilmington $12,000
9Great Falls, Mont. $11,993
10Pembina, N.D. $8,853

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 2719.96 percent compared to last year to $3.14 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 27.9 percent compared to last year to $924,517.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.63 percent compared to last year to $258,701.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 151.71 percent compared to last year to $211,500.
  • Port of Newark fell 68.33 percent compared to last year to $194,000.

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 Mexico increased $3.05 million, 2667.54 percent, (58.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $202,553, 18.21 percent, (24.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $708,179, 67.01 percent, (6.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $217,096, 177.73 percent, (6.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $85,039, 28.42 percent, (3.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.72 percent of all these Misc. ingots of non-alloyed steel and iron imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.38 million of the $5.45 million total.

All totaled, 86.86 percent of all these Misc. ingots of non-alloyed steel and iron imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.73 million of the $5.45 million total