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

Imports: Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts

Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts, the No. 153 import by value totaled $301.54 million for the month of October, $2.42 billion through October of 2018, and $2.75 billion 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
1China$1.94 B
2India$173.29 M
3Taiwan$65.92 M
4France$58.57 M
5Mexico$29.04 M
6Thailand$27.89 M
7Italy$26.14 M
8South Korea$12.99 M
9Vietnam$12.18 M
10Hong Kong$12.03 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.42 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $783,831,220
2Port of Newark $282,064,576
3Port of Long Beach $229,885,696
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $159,060,755
5Port of Virginia $124,343,557
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $122,597,901
7Port of Houston $121,436,499
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $95,213,561
9Port of Charleston $82,769,133
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $81,907,121

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts increased 7.48 percent through October to $2.42 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts increased 7.48 percent from $2.26 billion to $2.42 billion 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 153 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 148 for the last full year with a total value of $2.75 billion, a $96.25 million, 3.63 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 France and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,942,807,317
2India $173,288,647
3Taiwan $65,922,921
4France $58,566,993
5Mexico $29,042,778
6Thailand $27,893,125
7Italy $26,144,707
8South Korea $12,989,887
9Vietnam $12,181,928
10Hong Kong $12,031,240

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $170,934,577
2New York City $53,255,702
3Chicago $41,085,573
4Seattle $29,760,587
5Atlanta/Savannah $28,929,302
6San Francisco $26,215,968
7Norfolk $24,010,551
8Houston $22,441,502
9Charleston $18,598,742
10Cleveland $11,302,414

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 Los Angeles rose 5.11 percent compared to last year to $783.83 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 1.55 percent compared to last year to $282.06 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 17.19 percent compared to last year to $229.89 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.35 percent compared to last year to $159.06 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 1.36 percent compared to last year to $124.34 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 $170.45 million, 9.62 percent, (80.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $9.09 million, 5.54 percent, (7.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $6.86 million, 11.62 percent, (2.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $11.67 million, 16.61 percent, (2.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $812,932, 2.72 percent, (1.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.63 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.27 billion of the $2.42 billion total.

All totaled, 65.14 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.58 billion of the $2.42 billion total