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

Imports: Misc. cast articles of iron, steel

Misc. cast articles of iron, steel, the No. 481 import by value totaled $41.67 million for the month of March, $126.91 million through March of 2019, and $522.84 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$52.88 M
2India$33.07 M
3Mexico$12.33 M
4Canada$10.75 M
5Germany$2.93 M
6United Kingdom$2.02 M
7South Korea$1.86 M
8Taiwan$1.72 M
9Spain$1.51 M
10Brazil$1.22 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $126.91 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $20,048,888
2Port of Newark $19,082,659
3Port of Houston $12,779,087
4Port Laredo $11,260,580
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,848,745
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $5,445,967
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,146,777
8Port of Virginia $5,032,053
9Port of Long Beach $4,233,761
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,881,300

U.S. imports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel increased 3.33 percent through March to $126.91 million

U.S. imports of Misc. cast articles of iron, steel increased 3.33 percent from $122.82 million to $126.91 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 481 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 477 for the last full year with a total value of $522.84 million, a $61.97 million, 13.45 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $52,879,365
2India $33,070,434
3Mexico $12,326,539
4Canada $10,745,903
5Germany $2,927,652
6United Kingdom $2,021,241
7South Korea $1,855,796
8Taiwan $1,716,021
9Spain $1,508,149
10Brazil $1,224,857

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $19,892,855
2Houston $19,294,740
3Laredo $18,094,758
4Los Angeles $17,283,652
5New York City $15,601,888
6Atlanta/Savannah $12,606,080
7Detroit $8,320,997
8New Orleans $7,504,324
9San Francisco $6,761,483
10Cleveland $6,234,095

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 of Los Angeles rose 31.98 percent compared to last year to $20.05 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 6 percent compared to last year to $19.08 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 1.18 percent compared to last year to $12.78 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 14.73 percent compared to last year to $11.26 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.84 percent compared to last year to $8.85 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 increased $6.99 million, 15.23 percent, (41.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $993,920, 2.92 percent, (26.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $2.18 million, 15.04 percent, (9.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $4.59 million, 74.46 percent, (8.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $552,863, 15.88 percent, (2.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.21 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $111.95 million of the $126.91 million total.

All totaled, 56.75 percent of all these Misc. cast articles of iron, steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $72.02 million of the $126.91 million total