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

Imports: Misc. iron or steel structures and parts

Misc. iron or steel structures and parts, the No. 110 import by value totaled $328.01 million for the month of March, $1.01 billion through March of 2019, and $4.37 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
1Canada$247.26 M
2China$220.17 M
3Mexico$178.75 M
4South Korea$59.55 M
5Germany$36.65 M
6Taiwan$31.11 M
7Turkey$21.94 M
8India$21.76 M
9Spain$20.2 M
10Italy$19.15 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $120,045,423
2Port of Los Angeles $96,635,944
3Port of Newark $83,020,475
4Port of Houston $77,157,540
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $41,803,847
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $38,975,164
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $35,592,273
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $35,084,584
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $32,396,873
10Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $30,245,302

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 4.85 percent through March to $1.01 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. iron or steel structures and parts increased 4.85 percent from $959.06 million to $1.01 billion 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 110 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 112 for the last full year with a total value of $4.37 billion, a $341.9 million, 8.48 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $247,256,563
2China $220,170,735
3Mexico $178,753,047
4South Korea $59,550,839
5Germany $36,653,697
6Taiwan $31,111,594
7Turkey $21,937,205
8India $21,760,669
9Spain $20,198,371
10Italy $19,149,824

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $164,603,094
2Laredo $153,848,362
3Los Angeles $143,469,737
4Detroit $102,264,142
5New York City $89,852,608
6Buffalo $66,582,079
7Seattle $64,102,999
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $63,854,665
9San Diego $51,345,880
10Atlanta/Savannah $44,624,023

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 Laredo rose 40.85 percent compared to last year to $120.05 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 20.54 percent compared to last year to $96.64 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.31 percent compared to last year to $83.02 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 14.46 percent compared to last year to $77.16 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 26.95 percent compared to last year to $41.8 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 Canada increased $16.7 million, 7.24 percent, (24.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $92.54 million, 29.59 percent, (21.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $27.18 million, 17.93 percent, (17.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $40.93 million, 219.86 percent, (5.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $1.32 million, 3.48 percent, (3.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.83 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $742.38 million of the $1.01 billion total.

All totaled, 41.63 percent of all these Misc. iron or steel structures and parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $418.66 million of the $1.01 billion total