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

Imports: Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide

Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide, the No. 370 import by value totaled $67.72 million for the month of October, $760.78 million through October of 2018, and $974.34 million 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
1Taiwan$118.89 M
2Mexico$118.14 M
3Belgium$100.36 M
4France$78.98 M
5Sweden$47 M
6Vietnam$39.32 M
7South Korea$37.7 M
8Japan$31.78 M
9Italy$27.68 M
10Germany$22.6 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $760.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $119,891,111
2Port Laredo $101,405,501
3Port of Los Angeles $91,329,283
4Port of Houston $82,373,688
5Port of Chester, Penn. $73,218,258
6Port of Newark $51,944,619
7Port of Mobile, Ala. $39,218,455
8Port of Virginia $38,662,220
9Port of Philadelphia $35,380,686
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $28,929,820

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 7.58 percent through October to $760.78 million

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 7.58 percent from $823.17 million to $760.78 million 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 370 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 322 for the last full year with a total value of $974.34 million, a $116.64 million, 13.60 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $118,891,860
2Mexico $118,136,418
3Belgium $100,359,869
4France $78,975,488
5Sweden $46,996,993
6Vietnam $39,323,914
7South Korea $37,703,815
8Japan $31,777,716
9Italy $27,675,012
10Germany $22,599,078

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $24,258,178
2Philadelphia $19,737,028
3Los Angeles $19,666,754
4Laredo $15,060,501
5Houston $15,058,627
6Chicago $9,159,726
7New York City $8,436,118
8Mobile $7,007,303
9Atlanta/Savannah $5,966,600
10Norfolk $3,815,539

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 Baltimore, Md. fell 23.13 percent compared to last year to $119.89 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 33.68 percent compared to last year to $101.41 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 27.31 percent compared to last year to $91.33 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 6.67 percent compared to last year to $82.37 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 1.16 percent compared to last year to $73.22 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 Taiwan decreased $7.36 million, 5.83 percent, (15.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $19.9 million, 20.26 percent, (15.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $39.92 million, 66.05 percent, (13.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $2.64 million, 3.46 percent, (10.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $4.87 million, 11.57 percent, (6.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.91 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $463.36 million of the $760.78 million total.

All totaled, 61.54 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $468.22 million of the $760.78 million total