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

Imports: Misc. stainless steel bars, rods

Misc. stainless steel bars, rods, the No. 443 import by value totaled $50.05 million for the month of October, $530.2 million through October of 2018, and $621.87 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
1Italy$179.95 M
2Taiwan$81.72 M
3Germany$64.82 M
4India$37.59 M
5Portugal$34.06 M
6Austria$30.7 M
7Sweden$25.98 M
8United Kingdom$14.61 M
9France$14.09 M
10Ukraine$8.9 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $530.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $140,746,501
2Port of Houston $122,919,977
3Port of Virginia $70,876,517
4Port of Los Angeles $61,612,975
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $24,747,908
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $22,730,494
7Port of Charleston $16,200,055
8Port of Long Beach $9,532,612
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,158,532
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,587,507

U.S. imports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods increased 4.73 percent through October to $530.2 million

U.S. imports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods increased 4.73 percent from $506.23 million to $530.2 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 443 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 435 for the last full year with a total value of $621.87 million, a $162.59 million, 35.40 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $179,947,174
2Taiwan $81,715,135
3Germany $64,821,635
4India $37,586,650
5Portugal $34,056,355
6Austria $30,702,130
7Sweden $25,975,809
8United Kingdom $14,605,417
9France $14,091,292
10Ukraine $8,904,089

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $30,390,495
2Chicago $20,768,711
3New York City $20,059,906
4Los Angeles $10,554,520
5Norfolk $7,829,343
6Atlanta/Savannah $4,111,248
7Cleveland $3,970,784
8Charleston $3,313,337
9Detroit $3,126,408
10Seattle $1,496,675

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 Newark rose 0.42 percent compared to last year to $140.75 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 18.31 percent compared to last year to $122.92 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 4.54 percent compared to last year to $70.88 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.14 percent compared to last year to $61.61 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 0.12 percent compared to last year to $24.75 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 Italy increased $5.39 million, 3.09 percent, (33.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $3.02 million, 3.84 percent, (15.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $12.64 million, 24.23 percent, (12.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $4.96 million, 11.66 percent, (7.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $7.57 million, 28.56 percent, (6.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.09 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $398.13 million of the $530.2 million total.

All totaled, 79.39 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $420.9 million of the $530.2 million total