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

Imports: Misc. iron or steel structures and parts

Misc. iron or steel structures and parts, the No. 101 import by value totaled $444.75 million for the month of July, $2.6 billion through July of 2019, and $4.37 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
1Canada$620.68 M
2China$519.75 M
3Mexico$452.34 M
4South Korea$161.17 M
5Germany$105.67 M
6Taiwan$73.73 M
7India$67.37 M
8Vietnam$62.96 M
9United Arab Emirates$62.32 M
10Indonesia$53.79 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.6 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $306,052,306
2Port of Los Angeles $243,197,341
3Port of Houston $227,605,004
4Port of Newark $187,049,657
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $101,735,283
6Port of Galveston, Texas $93,871,089
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $88,234,779
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $81,744,249
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $79,283,427
10Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $75,728,745

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 2.45 percent through July to $2.6 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 2.45 percent from $2.54 billion to $2.6 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 101 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 105 for the last full year with a total value of $4.37 billion, a $341.9 million, 8.48 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $620,676,924
2China $519,751,945
3Mexico $452,342,774
4South Korea $161,169,452
5Germany $105,671,647
6Taiwan $73,733,545
7India $67,370,442
8Vietnam $62,961,490
9United Arab Emirates $62,321,424
10Indonesia $53,785,611

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $164,603,094
2Laredo $153,848,362
3Los Angeles $143,469,737
4Detroit $102,264,142
5New York City $89,852,608
6Buffalo $66,582,079
7Seattle $64,102,999
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $63,854,665
9San Diego $51,345,880
10Atlanta/Savannah $44,624,023

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 23.57 percent compared to last year to $306.05 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 17.87 percent compared to last year to $243.2 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 16.17 percent compared to last year to $227.61 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 6.21 percent compared to last year to $187.05 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 22.38 percent compared to last year to $101.74 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 Canada increased $9.4 million, 1.54 percent, (23.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $301.44 million, 36.71 percent, (19.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $61.87 million, 15.84 percent, (17.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $62.67 million, 63.63 percent, (6.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $10.05 million, 10.5 percent, (4.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.42 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.86 billion of the $2.6 billion total.

All totaled, 40.93 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.07 billion of the $2.6 billion total