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

Imports: Misc. iron or steel structures and parts

Misc. iron or steel structures and parts, the No. 97 import by value totaled $367.18 million for the month of February, $769.13 million through February of 2020, and $4.72 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
1Canada$166.93 M
2Mexico$142.07 M
3China$130.18 M
4South Korea$48.48 M
5India$40.18 M
6Germany$27.36 M
7Spain$24.86 M
8Malaysia$23.05 M
9Thailand$20.53 M
10Taiwan$19.64 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $769.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $91,409,084
2Port of Los Angeles $76,616,779
3Port of Houston $68,877,417
4Port of Newark $47,048,169
5Port of Virginia $38,214,928
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $33,897,385
7Port of Galveston, Texas $29,508,706
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $27,530,354
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $25,576,867
10Port of Long Beach $24,013,915

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 13.52 percent through February to $769.13 million

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 13.52 percent from $677.56 million to $769.13 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 97 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 109 for the last full year with a total value of $4.72 billion, a $349.7 million, 8.00 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. 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 Port of Virginia.

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 Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $166,929,853
2Mexico $142,065,413
3China $130,183,665
4South Korea $48,484,609
5India $40,180,293
6Germany $27,363,183
7Spain $24,862,474
8Malaysia $23,050,630
9Thailand $20,533,530
10Taiwan $19,637,712

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $68,886,638
2Laredo $65,001,654
3Los Angeles $44,665,299
4Seattle $27,982,909
5Detroit $27,731,824
6New York City $22,703,062
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $17,862,328
8Buffalo $14,643,683
9Norfolk $13,354,433
10Chicago $13,128,618

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 Laredo rose 16.78 percent compared to last year to $91.41 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.4 percent compared to last year to $76.62 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 33.59 percent compared to last year to $68.88 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 19.19 percent compared to last year to $47.05 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 71.23 percent compared to last year to $38.21 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 $10.53 million, 6.73 percent, (21.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $24.73 million, 21.08 percent, (18.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $31.64 million, 19.55 percent, (16.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $2.88 million, 6.3 percent, (6.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $28.28 million, 237.63 percent, (5.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.63 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $527.84 million of the $769.13 million total.

All totaled, 41.89 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $322.17 million of the $769.13 million total