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

Imports: Misc. stainless steel bars, rods

Misc. stainless steel bars, rods, the No. 461 import by value totaled $53.03 million for the month of March, $141.43 million through March of 2019, and $618.84 million 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
1Italy$50.67 M
2Taiwan$26.36 M
3Germany$14.8 M
4India$13.53 M
5Portugal$7.33 M
6Austria$4.28 M
7Ukraine$4.19 M
8United Kingdom$3.29 M
9Sweden$2.9 M
10France$2.71 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $141.43 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $31,134,872
2Port of Newark $29,533,345
3Port of Virginia $25,217,550
4Port of Los Angeles $21,865,257
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,133,456
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,418,649
7Port of New York $3,691,820
8Port of Long Beach $3,479,686
9Port of Charleston $2,911,558
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,414,663

U.S. imports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods decreased 19.56 percent through March to $141.43 million

U.S. imports of Misc. stainless steel bars, rods decreased 19.56 percent from $175.82 million to $141.43 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 461 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 411 for the last full year with a total value of $618.84 million, a $3.03 million, 0.49 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $50,666,698
2Taiwan $26,360,818
3Germany $14,802,970
4India $13,529,510
5Portugal $7,333,389
6Austria $4,277,466
7Ukraine $4,192,813
8United Kingdom $3,285,064
9Sweden $2,896,573
10France $2,705,471

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $52,874,212
2Chicago $40,882,995
3New York City $32,148,332
4Los Angeles $19,217,622
5Norfolk $10,864,649
6Atlanta/Savannah $9,353,623
7Cleveland $7,636,172
8Detroit $6,792,216
9Charleston $6,278,377
10Seattle $2,812,792

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 Houston fell 32.1 percent compared to last year to $31.13 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 32.01 percent compared to last year to $29.53 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 13.83 percent compared to last year to $25.22 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.87 percent compared to last year to $21.87 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 5.18 percent compared to last year to $7.13 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 decreased $11.83 million, 18.93 percent, (35.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $1.63 million, 6.57 percent, (18.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $9.48 million, 39.05 percent, (10.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $1.24 million, 10.07 percent, (9.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal decreased $1.5 million, 16.95 percent, (5.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.68 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $112.69 million of the $141.43 million total.

All totaled, 81.23 percent of all these Misc. stainless steel bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $114.88 million of the $141.43 million total