Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel

Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 202 import by value totaled $122.01 million for the month of February, $288.58 million through February of 2020, and $2.35 billion for all of 2019, 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$194.16 M
2Mexico$56.48 M
3Russia$29.81 M
4Canada$6.44 M
5Japan$1.37 M
6United Kingdom$129,197
7China$95,853
8Belgium$38,799
9Germany$26,684
10France$12,080
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $288.58 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $111,394,358
2Port of Los Angeles $46,594,456
3Port of Philadelphia $44,053,352
4Port of Vancouver, Wash. $29,812,936
5Port of Houston $22,171,024
6Port of New Orleans $21,633,643
7Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $4,507,002
8Eagle Pass $3,720,879
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,422,939
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,162,805

U.S. imports of Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel decreased 38.90 percent through February to $288.58 million

U.S. imports of Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel decreased 38.90 percent from $472.33 million to $288.58 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 202 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 150 for the last full year with a total value of $2.35 billion, a $662.18 million, 21.97 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. 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 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $194,157,620
2Mexico $56,477,914
3Russia $29,812,936
4Canada $6,441,703
5Japan $1,373,768
6United Kingdom $129,197
7China $95,853
8Belgium $38,799
9Germany $26,684
10France $12,080

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Mobile $99,972,391
2Philadelphia $39,941,816
3Los Angeles $30,923,451
4Portland/Columbia-Snake River $19,785,262
5Cleveland $8,523,241
6St. Albans, Vt. $5,139,233
7Laredo $1,809,742
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,562,299
9Buffalo $1,381,077
10New Orleans $829,155

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 32.64 percent compared to last year to $111.39 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 53.38 percent compared to last year to $46.59 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 43.73 percent compared to last year to $44.05 million.
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. fell 24.62 percent compared to last year to $29.81 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 48.36 percent compared to last year to $22.17 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 decreased $168.45 million, 46.46 percent, (67.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $3.39 million, 6.39 percent, (19.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Russia decreased $23.4 million, 43.97 percent, (10.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $4.68 million, 266.66 percent, (2.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $1.2 million, 691.56 percent, (0.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.89 percent of all these Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $288.26 million of the $288.58 million total.

All totaled, 88.03 percent of all these Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $254.03 million of the $288.58 million total