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

Imports: Misc. stainless steel bars, rods

Misc. stainless steel bars, rods, the No. 510 import by value totaled $31.77 million for the month of February, $65.52 million through February of 2020, and $539.18 million 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
1Italy$21.72 M
2Taiwan$10.72 M
3Germany$7.37 M
4India$5.42 M
5Portugal$3.34 M
6United Kingdom$2.5 M
7Sweden$2.07 M
8Austria$1.97 M
9Ukraine$1.88 M
10France$1.59 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $65.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $15,705,897
2Port of Houston $13,940,955
3Port of Virginia $7,503,645
4Port of Los Angeles $7,134,486
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,562,293
6Port of Charleston $2,781,998
7Port of Long Beach $2,522,433
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,336,486
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,068,289
10Port of Boston $801,370

U.S. imports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods decreased 25.89 percent through February to $65.52 million

U.S. imports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods decreased 25.89 percent from $88.4 million to $65.52 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 510 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 471 for the last full year with a total value of $539.18 million, a $79.65 million, 12.87 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 India, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $21,721,566
2Taiwan $10,722,402
3Germany $7,372,266
4India $5,418,679
5Portugal $3,336,346
6United Kingdom $2,500,207
7Sweden $2,067,003
8Austria $1,972,392
9Ukraine $1,880,591
10France $1,591,485

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $10,599,035
2Houston $7,456,356
3New York City $5,853,421
4Los Angeles $4,586,600
5Cleveland $1,878,130
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,863,431
7Norfolk $1,804,800
8Detroit $1,167,718
9Charleston $994,479
10Seattle $786,804

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 Newark fell 16.54 percent compared to last year to $15.71 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 22.74 percent compared to last year to $13.94 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 43.29 percent compared to last year to $7.5 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 54.19 percent compared to last year to $7.13 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 9.32 percent compared to last year to $4.56 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 Italy decreased $6.33 million, 22.56 percent, (33.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan decreased $8.96 million, 45.51 percent, (16.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $1.24 million, 14.43 percent, (11.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $3.33 million, 38.03 percent, (8.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal decreased $1.79 million, 34.95 percent, (5.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.14 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $48.57 million of the $65.52 million total.

All totaled, 74.56 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $48.85 million of the $65.52 million total