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

Imports: Misc. steel bars

Misc. steel bars, the No. 470 import by value totaled $38.56 million for the month of February, $80.85 million through February of 2020, and $688.67 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
1Canada$20.68 M
2China$14 M
3Japan$5.86 M
4Germany$5.7 M
5South Korea$4.67 M
6Austria$4.25 M
7Slovenia$3.87 M
8Taiwan$3.39 M
9Brazil$3.18 M
10Luxembourg$2.68 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $80.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $11,719,455
2Port of Newark $9,456,970
3International Falls, Minn. $5,668,986
4Port of Los Angeles $5,465,759
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $5,415,773
6Port of Virginia $4,031,342
7Port of Chester, Penn. $3,675,780
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $3,598,285
9Port of Charleston $3,205,193
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,774,251

U.S. imports of Misc. steel bars decreased 41.19 percent through February to $80.85 million

U.S. imports of Misc. steel bars decreased 41.19 percent from $137.48 million to $80.85 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 470 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 381 for the last full year with a total value of $688.67 million, a $194.54 million, 22.03 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $20,677,656
2China $13,998,274
3Japan $5,858,845
4Germany $5,702,711
5South Korea $4,674,547
6Austria $4,246,890
7Slovenia $3,870,292
8Taiwan $3,389,212
9Brazil $3,180,385
10Luxembourg $2,675,292

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $4,155,920
2Chicago $4,138,664
3Philadelphia $3,970,452
4Cleveland $3,338,646
5New Orleans $3,162,258
6New York City $2,952,154
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,400,219
8Duluth, Minn. $2,017,270
9Laredo $1,890,910
10Los Angeles $1,622,720

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 Houston fell 65.8 percent compared to last year to $11.72 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 30.61 percent compared to last year to $9.46 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 28.96 percent compared to last year to $5.67 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.42 percent compared to last year to $5.47 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 192.51 percent compared to last year to $5.42 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 $3.01 million, 17.07 percent, (25.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $18.03 million, 56.29 percent, (17.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $2.84 million, 94.2 percent, (7.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $333,841, 6.22 percent, (7.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $183,939, 4.1 percent, (5.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.97 percent of all these Misc. steel bars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $50.91 million of the $80.85 million total.

All totaled, 46.66 percent of all these Misc. steel bars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $37.73 million of the $80.85 million total