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

Imports: Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel

Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 154 import by value totaled $354.99 million for the month of July, $1.65 billion through July 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$1.19 B
2Russia$220.32 M
3Mexico$190.44 M
4Canada$29.38 M
5India$6.42 M
6China$3.11 M
7United Kingdom$2.52 M
8Japan$1.06 M
9Australia$684,410
10Germany$623,046
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.65 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $576,370,794
2Port of Philadelphia $440,664,612
3Port of Los Angeles $247,794,409
4Port of Vancouver, Wash. $140,918,606
5Port of Houston $138,631,918
6Port of New Orleans $24,470,601
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $20,069,966
8Port of New Haven, Conn. $19,880,753
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,176,290
10Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $8,096,255

U.S. imports of Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel decreased 5.24 percent through July to $1.65 billion

U.S. imports of Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel decreased 5.24 percent from $1.74 billion to $1.65 billion through the first seven 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 154 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 146 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 India. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $1,189,744,970
2Russia $220,323,468
3Mexico $190,444,636
4Canada $29,376,207
5India $6,415,770
6China $3,111,325
7United Kingdom $2,518,645
8Japan $1,061,068
9Australia $684,410
10Germany $623,046

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 37.36 percent compared to last year to $576.37 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 9.46 percent compared to last year to $440.66 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 43.76 percent compared to last year to $247.79 million.
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. fell 27.86 percent compared to last year to $140.92 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 31.71 percent compared to last year to $138.63 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 $489.2 million, 69.83 percent, (72.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia decreased $376.31 million, 63.07 percent, (13.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $110.37 million, 36.69 percent, (11.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $1.95 million, 6.22 percent, (1.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $23.08 million, 78.25 percent, (0.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.46 percent of all these Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.64 billion of the $1.65 billion total.

All totaled, 93.87 percent of all these Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.54 billion of the $1.65 billion total