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

Imports: Misc. alloy steel bars and rods

Misc. alloy steel bars and rods, the No. 539 import by value totaled $27.69 million for the month of March, $94.51 million through March of 2019, and $422.64 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
1Japan$43.01 M
2Canada$41.88 M
3Germany$3.92 M
4Sweden$2.03 M
5Austria$1.75 M
6France$770,406
7Brazil$432,632
8The Netherlands$367,163
9Italy$269,836
10South Korea$64,024
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $94.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $27,746,983
2Port of New Orleans $15,011,405
3Port of Philadelphia $11,667,059
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,232,424
5Port of Virginia $6,192,213
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $5,680,444
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,787,024
8Port of Newark $3,798,302
9Port of Long Beach $3,517,141
10Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,607,316

U.S. imports of Misc. alloy steel bars and rods decreased 1.88 percent through March to $94.51 million

U.S. imports of Misc. alloy steel bars and rods decreased 1.88 percent from $96.32 million to $94.51 million through the first three 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 539 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 529 for the last full year with a total value of $422.64 million, a $671,880, 0.16 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $43,014,939
2Canada $41,878,471
3Germany $3,916,523
4Sweden $2,032,611
5Austria $1,746,050
6France $770,406
7Brazil $432,632
8The Netherlands $367,163
9Italy $269,836
10South Korea $64,024

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $41,603,926
2New Orleans $21,419,978
3Philadelphia $17,393,845
4Atlanta/Savannah $14,103,243
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $13,090,808
6Norfolk $4,524,698
7New York City $3,809,469
8Los Angeles $3,630,347
9Chicago $3,110,773
10Cleveland $2,719,706

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 22.38 percent compared to last year to $27.75 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 15.5 percent compared to last year to $15.01 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 13.13 percent compared to last year to $11.67 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 20.63 percent compared to last year to $9.23 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 19.23 percent compared to last year to $6.19 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 Japan decreased $628,727, 1.44 percent, (45.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $43,964, 0.1 percent, (44.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $196,355, 5.28 percent, (4.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden decreased $173,976, 7.88 percent, (2.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria decreased $165,521, 8.66 percent, (1.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.97 percent of all these Misc. alloy steel bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $92.59 million of the $94.51 million total.

All totaled, 73.91 percent of all these Misc. alloy steel bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $69.85 million of the $94.51 million total