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

Imports: Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes

Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes, the No. 294 import by value totaled $199.55 million for the month of December, $1.23 billion through December of 2018, and $905.35 million 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
1Canada$380.84 M
2Greece$214.06 M
3South Korea$128.46 M
4Mexico$127.24 M
5Germany$126.53 M
6Turkey$123.13 M
7Japan$51.51 M
8United Kingdom$38.04 M
9China$12.33 M
10South Africa$9.74 M
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U.S. imports of Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes increased 35.64 percent through December to $1.23 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes increased 35.64 percent from $905.35 million to $1.23 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 294 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 343 for the last full year with a total value of $905.35 million, a $255.43 million, 39.30 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Greece, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Okalhoma City Will Rogers World Airport, Okla..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $380,835,412
2Greece $214,063,580
3South Korea $128,459,266
4Mexico $127,241,665
5Germany $126,529,857
6Turkey $123,133,990
7Japan $51,508,257
8United Kingdom $38,043,573
9China $12,328,329
10South Africa $9,740,920

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $161,936,444
2Pembina, N.D. $87,052,784
3New Orleans $32,182,894
4Laredo $14,984,070
5Duluth, Minn. $11,421,985
6Dallas $5,620,515
7Baltimore $4,759,692
8Buffalo $4,091,492
9Los Angeles $3,100,644
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $1,565,068

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 38.03 percent compared to last year to $343.05 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 178.17 percent compared to last year to $287.24 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 81.65 percent compared to last year to $261.87 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 3820.56 percent compared to last year to $80.45 million.
  • Okalhoma City Will Rogers World Airport, Okla. totaled $40.32 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $200.24 million, 110.88 percent, (31.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Greece increased $202.21 million, 1705.53 percent, (17.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $26.65 million, 17.18 percent, (10.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $114.06 million, 865.36 percent, (10.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $20.48 million, 19.31 percent, (10.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.57 percent of all these Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $977.13 million of the $1.23 billion total.

All totaled, 82.49 percent of all these Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.01 billion of the $1.23 billion total