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

Imports: Misc. iron or steel structures and parts

Misc. iron or steel structures and parts, the No. 105 import by value totaled $362.03 million for the month of October, $3.66 billion through October of 2018, and $4.03 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$1.14 B
2Canada$891.87 M
3Mexico$595.78 M
4Germany$134.63 M
5South Korea$127.87 M
6Taiwan$91.81 M
7Spain$81 M
8Italy$61.34 M
9Austria$54.91 M
10India$54.65 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.66 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $408,394,352
2Port Laredo $384,206,249
3Port of Houston $270,754,538
4Port of Newark $240,276,176
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $178,011,224
6Port of Long Beach $161,597,486
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $144,821,744
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $121,348,405
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $118,465,718
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $116,157,853

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 7.84 percent through October to $3.66 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 7.84 percent from $3.4 billion to $3.66 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 105 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 106 for the last full year with a total value of $4.03 billion, a $161.47 million, 3.85 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,138,840,257
2Canada $891,874,416
3Mexico $595,781,845
4Germany $134,630,335
5South Korea $127,871,021
6Taiwan $91,814,018
7Spain $80,997,640
8Italy $61,340,774
9Austria $54,911,506
10India $54,651,565

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $78,757,051
2Houston $66,744,533
3Laredo $64,513,062
4Detroit $41,997,316
5New York City $39,930,723
6Buffalo $37,836,390
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $29,135,478
8San Diego $26,995,362
9Seattle $26,807,000
10Atlanta/Savannah $26,524,021

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 5.49 percent compared to last year to $408.39 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 58.46 percent compared to last year to $384.21 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 7.71 percent compared to last year to $270.75 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.75 percent compared to last year to $240.28 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.11 percent compared to last year to $178.01 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 $141.49 million, 14.19 percent, (31.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $112.27 million, 14.4 percent, (24.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $175.11 million, 41.63 percent, (16.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.41 million, 1.04 percent, (3.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $26.51 million, 17.17 percent, (3.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.85 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.89 billion of the $3.66 billion total.

All totaled, 40.44 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.48 billion of the $3.66 billion total