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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

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

Misc. ingots of non-alloyed steel and iron, the No. 1149 import by value totaled $811,165 for the month of July, $2.73 million through July of 2019, and $5.45 million for all of 2018, 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$1.96 M
2Canada$584,563
3Japan$163,787
4United Kingdom$24,905
5France$2,376
6Costa Rica$0
7Thailand$0
8Dominican Republic$0
9Singapore$0
10Slovakia$0
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U.S. imports of Misc. ingots of non-alloyed steel and iron decreased 1.63 percent through July to $2.73 million

U.S. imports of Misc. ingots of non-alloyed steel and iron decreased 1.63 percent from $2.78 million to $2.73 million through the first seven months of 2019 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 July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1151 for the last full year with a total value of $5.45 million, a $2.22 million, 68.78 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,957,162
2Canada $584,563
3Japan $163,787
4United Kingdom $24,905
5France $2,376
6Germany $0
7Taiwan $0
8Australia $0
9China $0

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,390,781
2Detroit $456,567
3Los Angeles $278,708
4Buffalo $95,835
5New York City $83,548
6Cleveland $76,424
7El Paso $20,256
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 through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 113.53 percent compared to last year to $1.92 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 43.72 percent compared to last year to $493,008.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.68 percent compared to last year to $139,253.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 29.97 percent compared to last year to $77,456.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas totaled $36,649. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $1.05 million, 115.74 percent, (71.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $537,717, 47.91 percent, (21.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $10,344, 5.94 percent, (5.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $160,440, 86.56 percent, (0.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $10,818, 81.99 percent, (0.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 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 July of this year. That is equal to $2.73 million of the $2.73 million total.

All totaled, 97.43 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 July of this year. That is equal to $2.66 million of the $2.73 million total