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

Imports: Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel

Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 136 import by value totaled $365.94 million for the month of October, $2.73 billion through October of 2018, and $2.64 billion 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
1Brazil$1.37 B
2Russia$814.06 M
3Mexico$380.45 M
4Japan$58.07 M
5India$44.81 M
6Canada$33.83 M
7Slovakia$13.92 M
8China$5.95 M
9United Kingdom$3.29 M
10Italy$1.54 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.73 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $725,972,559
2Port of Los Angeles $671,258,494
3Port of Philadelphia $615,981,095
4Port of Vancouver, Wash. $279,602,866
5Port of Houston $188,760,106
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $104,930,555
7Port of New Orleans $83,470,886
8Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $17,079,342
9Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $9,323,088
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $8,342,114

U.S. imports of Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel increased 20.28 percent through October to $2.73 billion

U.S. imports of Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel increased 20.28 percent from $2.27 billion to $2.73 billion 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 136 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 147 for the last full year with a total value of $2.64 billion, a $1.02 billion, 62.96 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $1,368,097,332
2Russia $814,062,205
3Mexico $380,445,317
4Japan $58,072,618
5India $44,810,566
6Canada $33,830,974
7Slovakia $13,919,232
8China $5,954,832
9United Kingdom $3,287,212
10Italy $1,543,712

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Mobile $125,043,379
2Los Angeles $69,766,053
3Philadelphia $50,963,738
4Portland/Columbia-Snake River $50,191,273
5Houston $34,544,087
6St. Albans, Vt. $7,766,632
7New Orleans $1,846,120
8Buffalo $1,645,558
9Baltimore $1,318,037
10Great Falls, Mont. $658,488

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 Mobile, Ala. rose 8.84 percent compared to last year to $725.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 52.01 percent compared to last year to $671.26 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 0.39 percent compared to last year to $615.98 million.
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. rose 40.17 percent compared to last year to $279.6 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 50.73 percent compared to last year to $188.76 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 $440.88 million, 47.55 percent, (50.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $10.13 million, 1.26 percent, (29.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $120.51 million, 46.36 percent, (13.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $67.56 million, 53.78 percent, (2.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $8.81 million, 24.47 percent, (1.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.81 percent of all these Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.67 billion of the $2.73 billion total.

All totaled, 91.06 percent of all these Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.48 billion of the $2.73 billion total