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

Imports: Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts

Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts, the No. 153 import by value totaled $181.74 million for the month of March, $693.48 million through March of 2019, and $2.96 billion 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$563.81 M
2India$49.58 M
3Taiwan$17.69 M
4France$13.66 M
5Thailand$8.25 M
6Italy$7.46 M
7Mexico$6.78 M
8Vietnam$5.48 M
9Canada$2.62 M
10Indonesia$2.14 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $693.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $207,076,968
2Port of Newark $89,875,386
3Port of Long Beach $61,033,164
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $46,049,047
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $40,912,102
6Port of Virginia $39,895,560
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $29,809,091
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $28,062,930
9Port of Houston $25,268,637
10Port of Charleston $21,964,576

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts decreased 1.24 percent through March to $693.48 million

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts decreased 1.24 percent from $702.17 million to $693.48 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 153 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 151 for the last full year with a total value of $2.96 billion, a $212.64 million, 7.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 France 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 Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan 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 Oakland, Calif..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $563,811,846
2India $49,578,464
3Taiwan $17,688,081
4France $13,662,793
5Thailand $8,245,372
6Italy $7,456,657
7Mexico $6,781,643
8Vietnam $5,476,962
9Canada $2,619,382
10Indonesia $2,138,384

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $357,300,262
2New York City $108,366,812
3Chicago $78,600,643
4Seattle $63,210,927
5San Francisco $60,748,538
6Atlanta/Savannah $60,311,132
7Norfolk $41,287,746
8Houston $38,150,622
9Charleston $31,903,362
10Cleveland $31,037,071

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 fell 3.29 percent compared to last year to $207.08 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.95 percent compared to last year to $89.88 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 12.49 percent compared to last year to $61.03 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.42 percent compared to last year to $46.05 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 15.88 percent compared to last year to $40.91 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 $9 million, 1.62 percent, (81.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $3.63 million, 6.83 percent, (7.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $2.04 million, 10.33 percent, (2.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $9.36 million, 40.66 percent, (1.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $988,481, 13.62 percent, (1.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.16 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 March of this year. That is equal to $652.99 million of the $693.48 million total.

All totaled, 64.16 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 March of this year. That is equal to $444.95 million of the $693.48 million total