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

Imports: Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts

Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts, the No. 150 import by value totaled $251.9 million for the month of December, $2.96 billion through December of 2018, and $2.75 billion 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
1China$2.38 B
2India$207.1 M
3Taiwan$80.8 M
4France$66.49 M
5Thailand$35.02 M
6Mexico$33.59 M
7Italy$32.12 M
8Vietnam$16.31 M
9South Korea$14.95 M
10Indonesia$13.36 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.96 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $970,857,359
2Port of Newark $344,172,307
3Port of Long Beach $272,539,623
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $190,905,673
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $156,604,569
6Port of Virginia $147,788,214
7Port of Houston $136,842,282
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $120,285,676
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $100,496,970
10Port of Charleston $96,262,192

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts increased 7.75 percent through December to $2.96 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts increased 7.75 percent from $2.75 billion to $2.96 billion 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 150 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 144 for the last full year with a total value of $2.75 billion, a $96.25 million, 3.63 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 France and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,383,323,667
2India $207,104,935
3Taiwan $80,804,426
4France $66,489,938
5Thailand $35,021,465
6Mexico $33,590,342
7Italy $32,123,412
8Vietnam $16,311,153
9South Korea $14,953,226
10Indonesia $13,362,659

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $259,618,174
2New York City $77,753,975
3Chicago $59,623,731
4Seattle $45,768,533
5Atlanta/Savannah $43,563,224
6San Francisco $41,317,466
7Norfolk $31,626,219
8Houston $29,366,155
9Charleston $24,224,334
10Cleveland $20,984,593

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 5.85 percent compared to last year to $970.86 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 3.41 percent compared to last year to $344.17 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 18.63 percent compared to last year to $272.54 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 11.75 percent compared to last year to $190.91 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 16.3 percent compared to last year to $156.6 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 China increased $230.94 million, 10.73 percent, (80.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $3.3 million, 1.62 percent, (7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $8.87 million, 12.33 percent, (2.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $22.82 million, 25.55 percent, (2.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $2.96 million, 7.8 percent, (1.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.75 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.77 billion of the $2.96 billion total.

All totaled, 65.43 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.94 billion of the $2.96 billion total