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

Imports: Misc. steel bars

Misc. steel bars, the No. 395 import by value totaled $61.41 million for the month of July, $453.05 million through July of 2019, and $883.21 million 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
1China$94 M
2Canada$65.2 M
3Austria$28.27 M
4Brazil$27.55 M
5South Korea$27.39 M
6Sweden$22.49 M
7United Kingdom$21.08 M
8Germany$20.88 M
9Italy$18.52 M
10Spain$17.43 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $453.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $98,224,357
2Port of Newark $46,440,372
3Port of Virginia $32,976,315
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $26,507,519
5Port of New Orleans $22,916,432
6Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $22,086,040
7Port of Chester, Penn. $20,334,490
8Port of Los Angeles $20,147,997
9International Falls, Minn. $16,942,929
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $16,095,100

U.S. imports of Misc. steel bars decreased 20.96 percent through July to $453.05 million

U.S. imports of Misc. steel bars decreased 20.96 percent from $573.2 million to $453.05 million 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 395 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 340 for the last full year with a total value of $883.21 million, a $27.5 million, 3.21 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $93,998,507
2Canada $65,198,741
3Austria $28,266,648
4Brazil $27,547,680
5South Korea $27,394,380
6Sweden $22,485,976
7United Kingdom $21,083,376
8Germany $20,883,923
9Italy $18,522,693
10Spain $17,434,668

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $66,434,399
2New Orleans $33,172,096
3Chicago $32,285,519
4Philadelphia $21,272,642
5Detroit $20,215,119
6New York City $16,467,462
7Duluth, Minn. $14,930,745
8Baltimore $12,849,374
9Cleveland $12,401,588
10Norfolk $9,335,265

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 of Houston fell 8.23 percent compared to last year to $98.22 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.92 percent compared to last year to $46.44 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 19.24 percent compared to last year to $32.98 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 18.62 percent compared to last year to $26.51 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 40.77 percent compared to last year to $22.92 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 China decreased $2 million, 2.08 percent, (20.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $41.62 million, 38.97 percent, (14.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria increased $9.62 million, 51.57 percent, (6.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $215,456, 0.78 percent, (6.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $13.15 million, 32.43 percent, (6.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.51 percent of all these Misc. steel bars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $242.41 million of the $453.05 million total.

All totaled, 50.12 percent of all these Misc. steel bars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $227.06 million of the $453.05 million total