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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes

Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes, the No. 327 import by value totaled $147.06 million for the month of October, $897.26 million through October of 2018, and $905.35 million for all of 2017, 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$263 M
2Greece$188 M
3South Korea$125.83 M
4Germany$107.01 M
5Mexico$79.46 M
6Turkey$58.8 M
7Japan$33.17 M
8China$11.73 M
9United Kingdom$11.26 M
10South Africa$7.6 M
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U.S. imports of Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes increased 14.04 percent through October to $897.26 million

U.S. imports of Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes increased 14.04 percent from $786.78 million to $897.26 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 327 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 333 for the last full year with a total value of $905.35 million, a $255.43 million, 39.30 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Greece, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Okalhoma City Will Rogers World Airport, Okla..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $262,997,273
2Greece $188,001,235
3South Korea $125,832,099
4Germany $107,007,135
5Mexico $79,458,768
6Turkey $58,802,777
7Japan $33,165,576
8China $11,732,630
9United Kingdom $11,255,884
10South Africa $7,596,941

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $71,226,374
2Pembina, N.D. $40,550,093
3Baltimore $4,759,692
4Buffalo $4,091,492
5Laredo $2,893,988
6Los Angeles $2,853,655
7Portland/Columbia-Snake River $1,565,068
8Jacksonville/Tampa $1,442,272
9Philadelphia $799,483
10New Orleans $797,587

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 39.49 percent compared to last year to $276.93 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 99.67 percent compared to last year to $197.89 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 61.47 percent compared to last year to $182.9 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 3193.74 percent compared to last year to $64.55 million.
  • Okalhoma City Will Rogers World Airport, Okla. totaled $25.4 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $115.63 million, 78.46 percent, (29.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Greece increased $186.26 million, 10670 percent, (20.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $2.44 million, 1.97 percent, (14.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $16.62 million, 18.38 percent, (11.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $67.35 million, 556.31 percent, (8.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.07 percent of all these Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $763.3 million of the $897.26 million total.

All totaled, 83.33 percent of all these Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $747.67 million of the $897.26 million total