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

Imports: Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide

Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide, the No. 434 import by value totaled $48.58 million for the month of March, $145.5 million through March of 2020, and $610.85 million 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
1Taiwan$28.54 M
2Belgium$19.2 M
3Mexico$16.34 M
4Japan$10.17 M
5Vietnam$9.31 M
6Sweden$9.24 M
7Slovenia$8.13 M
8Spain$7.31 M
9France$7.15 M
10South Africa$6.53 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $145.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $20,257,097
2Port of Houston $18,387,021
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $17,792,494
4Port Laredo $15,811,358
5Port of Newark $14,822,820
6Port of Chester, Penn. $10,963,513
7Port of Philadelphia $8,685,142
8Port of Virginia $8,173,829
9Port of Charleston $3,534,053
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,380,363

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 10.55 percent through March to $145.5 million

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 10.55 percent from $162.65 million to $145.5 million through the first three 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 434 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 426 for the last full year with a total value of $610.85 million, a $259.2 million, 29.79 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $28,544,220
2Belgium $19,198,508
3Mexico $16,340,809
4Japan $10,171,791
5Vietnam $9,312,115
6Sweden $9,236,056
7Slovenia $8,130,701
8Spain $7,313,591
9France $7,151,733
10South Africa $6,529,059

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $10,507,932
2Philadelphia $7,188,884
3Mobile $6,594,408
4Los Angeles $6,338,591
5Baltimore $6,140,728
6Chicago $4,236,398
7Laredo $3,539,416
8San Francisco $2,741,085
9New York City $2,403,182
10Atlanta/Savannah $1,095,796

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 Los Angeles rose 43.18 percent compared to last year to $20.26 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 0.17 percent compared to last year to $18.39 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 19.03 percent compared to last year to $17.79 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 25.49 percent compared to last year to $15.81 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 58.72 percent compared to last year to $14.82 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 increased $4.18 million, 17.15 percent, (19.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium increased $1.6 million, 9.12 percent, (13.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $9.73 million, 37.33 percent, (11.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $5.48 million, 116.6 percent, (6.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam decreased $7.39 million, 44.23 percent, (6.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.43 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 $83.57 million of the $145.5 million total.

All totaled, 59.84 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 $87.07 million of the $145.5 million total