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

Imports: Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide

Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide, the No. 426 import by value totaled $51.58 million for the month of March, $162.65 million through March of 2019, and $870.05 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
1Mexico$26.07 M
2Taiwan$24.36 M
3Belgium$17.59 M
4Vietnam$16.7 M
5France$11.74 M
6South Korea$10.45 M
7Sweden$9.41 M
8South Africa$6.63 M
9Italy$5.76 M
10Japan$4.7 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $162.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $21,974,092
2Port Laredo $21,221,792
3Port of Houston $18,355,823
4Port of Chester, Penn. $14,832,641
5Port of Los Angeles $14,148,421
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $12,068,380
7Port of Philadelphia $10,243,422
8Port of Virginia $10,109,247
9Port of Newark $9,339,059
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,392,753

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 27.39 percent through March to $162.65 million

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 27.39 percent from $224 million to $162.65 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 426 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 351 for the last full year with a total value of $870.05 million, a $104.29 million, 10.70 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 France and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $26,074,987
2Taiwan $24,364,659
3Belgium $17,594,021
4Vietnam $16,697,829
5France $11,735,082
6South Korea $10,449,053
7Sweden $9,411,249
8South Africa $6,627,147
9Italy $5,761,952
10Japan $4,696,220

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $40,020,296
2Baltimore $38,072,573
3Houston $33,570,232
4Los Angeles $29,728,061
5Laredo $26,211,518
6Chicago $16,288,080
7Mobile $13,520,343
8New York City $11,683,459
9Atlanta/Savannah $8,929,921
10Norfolk $5,664,639

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 Baltimore, Md. fell 47.12 percent compared to last year to $21.97 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 10.75 percent compared to last year to $21.22 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 16.73 percent compared to last year to $18.36 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 4.7 percent compared to last year to $14.83 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 54.53 percent compared to last year to $14.15 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 Mexico decreased $33,451, 0.13 percent, (16.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan decreased $9.21 million, 27.44 percent, (14.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium decreased $6.74 million, 27.71 percent, (10.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $2.46 million, 17.25 percent, (10.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $8.1 million, 40.84 percent, (7.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.31 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $96.47 million of the $162.65 million total.

All totaled, 55.66 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $90.53 million of the $162.65 million total