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

Imports: Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts

Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts, the No. 144 import by value totaled $208.91 million for the month of February, $477.18 million through February of 2020, and $3.07 billion 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
1China$384.37 M
2India$34.27 M
3France$13.62 M
4Taiwan$12.45 M
5Italy$5.24 M
6Mexico$5.22 M
7Vietnam$4.11 M
8Thailand$3.95 M
9Cambodia$1.52 M
10Turkey$1.4 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $477.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $160,807,412
2Port of Newark $62,457,966
3Port of Long Beach $45,058,428
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $33,502,686
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $21,360,996
6Port of Virginia $20,670,485
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $18,164,822
8Port of Charleston $17,458,714
9Port of Houston $13,456,533
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,784,849

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts decreased 6.75 percent through February to $477.18 million

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts decreased 6.75 percent from $511.75 million to $477.18 million through the first two 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 144 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 139 for the last full year with a total value of $3.07 billion, a $115.6 million, 3.91 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Italy. 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 Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Virginia.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $384,373,193
2India $34,267,599
3France $13,622,834
4Taiwan $12,451,665
5Italy $5,237,595
6Mexico $5,216,398
7Vietnam $4,105,392
8Thailand $3,953,550
9Cambodia $1,521,754
10Turkey $1,403,051

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $83,768,683
2New York City $25,954,565
3Chicago $18,425,132
4Atlanta/Savannah $14,373,403
5Seattle $12,603,963
6Norfolk $10,910,468
7Cleveland $9,238,666
8San Francisco $9,104,073
9Houston $7,448,055
10Charleston $7,001,103

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.97 percent compared to last year to $160.81 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.56 percent compared to last year to $62.46 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 2.98 percent compared to last year to $45.06 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 18.7 percent compared to last year to $33.5 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 1.61 percent compared to last year to $21.36 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 decreased $45.37 million, 10.56 percent, (80.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $3.39 million, 10.98 percent, (7.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $6.99 million, 105.39 percent, (2.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $407,423, 3.17 percent, (2.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $628,226, 13.63 percent, (1.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.29 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 February of this year. That is equal to $449.95 million of the $477.18 million total.

All totaled, 67.73 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 February of this year. That is equal to $323.19 million of the $477.18 million total