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

Imports: Misc. steel bars

Misc. steel bars, the No. 384 import by value totaled $65.89 million for the month of March, $203.36 million through March of 2019, and $883.21 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
1China$47.37 M
2Canada$27.36 M
3Austria$14.05 M
4United Kingdom$12.02 M
5Brazil$10.57 M
6Sweden$9.33 M
7Spain$8.49 M
8South Korea$8.27 M
9Germany$7.96 M
10Luxembourg$7.75 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $203.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $48,705,792
2Port of Newark $21,224,119
3Port of Virginia $13,775,370
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,967,705
5Port of Chester, Penn. $9,506,452
6Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $9,465,358
7Port of New Orleans $9,458,339
8International Falls, Minn. $7,425,316
9Port of Los Angeles $7,140,788
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,405,892

U.S. imports of Misc. steel bars decreased 20.90 percent through March to $203.36 million

U.S. imports of Misc. steel bars decreased 20.90 percent from $257.08 million to $203.36 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 384 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 323 for the last full year with a total value of $883.21 million, a $27.5 million, 3.21 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $47,366,446
2Canada $27,358,362
3Austria $14,046,075
4United Kingdom $12,021,701
5Brazil $10,566,254
6Sweden $9,325,629
7Spain $8,487,394
8South Korea $8,268,834
9Germany $7,963,045
10Luxembourg $7,751,910

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $66,434,399
2New Orleans $33,172,096
3Chicago $32,285,519
4Philadelphia $21,272,642
5Detroit $20,215,119
6New York City $16,467,462
7Duluth, Minn. $14,930,745
8Baltimore $12,849,374
9Cleveland $12,401,588
10Norfolk $9,335,265

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 rose 6.94 percent compared to last year to $48.71 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 14.15 percent compared to last year to $21.22 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 12.72 percent compared to last year to $13.78 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 20.96 percent compared to last year to $9.97 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 56.01 percent compared to last year to $9.51 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 decreased $781,972, 1.62 percent, (23.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $21.65 million, 44.17 percent, (13.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria increased $6.45 million, 84.89 percent, (6.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.16 million, 10.7 percent, (5.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $1.69 million, 13.8 percent, (5.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.76 percent of all these Misc. steel bars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $111.36 million of the $203.36 million total.

All totaled, 50.74 percent of all these Misc. steel bars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $103.18 million of the $203.36 million total