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

Imports: Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts

Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts, the No. 149 import by value totaled $270.57 million for the month of July, $1.69 billion through July of 2019, and $2.96 billion 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
1China$1.4 B
2India$110.36 M
3Taiwan$39.66 M
4France$37.56 M
5Thailand$18.5 M
6Mexico$17.33 M
7Italy$14.01 M
8Vietnam$10.49 M
9Canada$6.32 M
10South Korea$4.85 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.69 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $552,128,249
2Port of Newark $200,092,529
3Port of Long Beach $146,117,271
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $102,245,647
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $91,013,797
6Port of Virginia $87,229,187
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $74,852,049
8Port of Houston $71,577,602
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $68,130,845
10Port of Charleston $52,074,331

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts increased 5.41 percent through July to $1.69 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts increased 5.41 percent from $1.61 billion to $1.69 billion 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 149 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 154 for the last full year with a total value of $2.96 billion, a $212.64 million, 7.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Taiwan, No. 4 France and No. 5 Mexico. 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,397,926,607
2India $110,357,289
3Taiwan $39,655,092
4France $37,560,673
5Thailand $18,500,998
6Mexico $17,326,620
7Italy $14,008,696
8Vietnam $10,489,667
9Canada $6,323,389
10South Korea $4,848,770

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $357,300,262
2New York City $108,366,812
3Chicago $78,600,643
4Seattle $63,210,927
5San Francisco $60,748,538
6Atlanta/Savannah $60,311,132
7Norfolk $41,287,746
8Houston $38,150,622
9Charleston $31,903,362
10Cleveland $31,037,071

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 of Los Angeles rose 7.28 percent compared to last year to $552.13 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.3 percent compared to last year to $200.09 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 8.4 percent compared to last year to $146.12 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 1.76 percent compared to last year to $102.25 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 13.11 percent compared to last year to $91.01 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 $117.39 million, 9.17 percent, (82.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $3.56 million, 3.12 percent, (6.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $5.57 million, 12.32 percent, (2.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $5.89 million, 13.56 percent, (2.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $208,788, 1.14 percent, (1.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.72 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 July of this year. That is equal to $1.6 billion of the $1.69 billion total.

All totaled, 64.46 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 July of this year. That is equal to $1.09 billion of the $1.69 billion total