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

Imports: Misc. steel bars

Misc. steel bars, the No. 377 import by value totaled $65.84 million for the month of October, $745.71 million through October of 2018, and $855.71 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
1Canada$130.03 M
2China$123.39 M
3Sweden$66.4 M
4South Korea$43.4 M
5United Kingdom$40.53 M
6Germany$39.48 M
7Brazil$36.4 M
8Japan$35.65 M
9Austria$27.68 M
10Taiwan$26.76 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $745.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $135,913,837
2Port of Newark $66,697,561
3Port of Virginia $56,866,789
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $47,480,058
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $46,249,259
6Port of New Orleans $45,396,854
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $36,941,098
8International Falls, Minn. $33,665,004
9Port of Los Angeles $31,733,175
10Port of Chester, Penn. $25,666,804

U.S. imports of Misc. steel bars increased 6.72 percent through October to $745.71 million

U.S. imports of Misc. steel bars increased 6.72 percent from $698.75 million to $745.71 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 377 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 365 for the last full year with a total value of $855.71 million, a $222.61 million, 35.16 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $130,031,831
2China $123,394,028
3Sweden $66,403,225
4South Korea $43,397,250
5United Kingdom $40,534,675
6Germany $39,481,392
7Brazil $36,404,594
8Japan $35,653,348
9Austria $27,675,554
10Taiwan $26,758,209

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $42,863,894
2Detroit $15,199,704
3Chicago $15,031,257
4New Orleans $14,826,382
5Philadelphia $11,496,937
6New York City $11,434,528
7Duluth, Minn. $7,378,869
8Baltimore $6,654,782
9Cleveland $6,607,471
10Norfolk $6,247,612

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 Houston rose 14.88 percent compared to last year to $135.91 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.43 percent compared to last year to $66.7 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 34.36 percent compared to last year to $56.87 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.82 percent compared to last year to $47.48 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 15.47 percent compared to last year to $46.25 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 decreased $15.65 million, 10.74 percent, (17.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $18.3 million, 17.41 percent, (16.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sweden increased $22 million, 49.54 percent, (8.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $4.5 million, 11.58 percent, (5.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $7.45 million, 15.53 percent, (5.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.14 percent of all these Misc. steel bars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $403.76 million of the $745.71 million total.

All totaled, 47.37 percent of all these Misc. steel bars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $353.21 million of the $745.71 million total