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

Imports: Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel

Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 159 import by value totaled $201.59 million for the month of March, $673.92 million through March of 2019, and $3.01 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
1Brazil$464.05 M
2Russia$123.84 M
3Mexico$80.9 M
4Canada$2.26 M
5China$790,534
6United Kingdom$672,759
7Germany$481,304
8Japan$400,175
9Italy$167,112
10South Korea$142,300
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $673.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $231,037,224
2Port of Philadelphia $166,399,575
3Port of Los Angeles $99,983,533
4Port of Vancouver, Wash. $74,742,867
5Port of Houston $54,053,055
6Port of New Orleans $22,299,774
7Port of New Haven, Conn. $12,755,501
8Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $4,783,243
9Port of Port Arthur, Texas $3,014,277
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,700,271

U.S. imports of Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel increased 8.21 percent through March to $673.92 million

U.S. imports of Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel increased 8.21 percent from $622.81 million to $673.92 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 159 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 166 for the last full year with a total value of $3.01 billion, a $369.67 million, 13.98 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Vancouver, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Vancouver, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $464,054,585
2Russia $123,837,462
3Mexico $80,904,358
4Canada $2,258,705
5China $790,534
6United Kingdom $672,759
7Germany $481,304
8Japan $400,175
9Italy $167,112
10South Korea $142,300

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Mobile $226,754,335
2Philadelphia $136,050,219
3Portland/Columbia-Snake River $119,159,535
4Los Angeles $69,810,491
5Houston $51,518,818
6Chicago $11,170,007
7St. Albans, Vt. $8,593,429
8New Orleans $3,097,241
9Buffalo $2,084,841
10Baltimore $1,937,452

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 Mobile, Ala. rose 16.18 percent compared to last year to $231.04 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 22.75 percent compared to last year to $166.4 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 28.12 percent compared to last year to $99.98 million.
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. rose 25.14 percent compared to last year to $74.74 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 17.64 percent compared to last year to $54.05 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 Brazil increased $208.62 million, 81.67 percent, (68.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia decreased $65.99 million, 34.76 percent, (18.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $30.11 million, 27.12 percent, (12.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $11.98 million, 84.14 percent, (0.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $1.28 million, 61.73 percent, (0.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.69 percent of all these Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $671.85 million of the $673.92 million total.

All totaled, 92.92 percent of all these Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $626.22 million of the $673.92 million total