Total Trade: $5.45 million
|2||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$924,517|
|3||Port of Los Angeles||$258,701|
|4||Port of Long Beach||$211,500|
|5||Port of Newark||$194,000|
|6||Los Angeles International Airport||$176,458|
|7||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$156,745|
|8||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$83,885|
|9||Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.||$78,498|
|10||Sault 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
|5||New York City||$77,381|
|9||Great Falls, Mont.||$11,993|
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