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

Imports: Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide

Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide, the No. 380 import by value totaled $57.62 million for the month of December, $870.05 million through December 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$134.47 M
2Mexico$133.65 M
3Belgium$118.01 M
4France$91.74 M
5Sweden$53.34 M
6Vietnam$48.61 M
7South Korea$38.56 M
8Japan$37.28 M
9Italy$31.6 M
10Germany$27.22 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $870.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $133,705,506
2Port Laredo $111,724,502
3Port of Houston $100,842,023
4Port of Los Angeles $98,275,136
5Port of Chester, Penn. $87,589,633
6Port of Newark $56,239,385
7Port of Virginia $45,919,255
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $44,931,559
9Port of Philadelphia $41,077,995
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $32,738,542

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 10.70 percent through December to $870.05 million

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 10.70 percent from $974.34 million to $870.05 million in 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 380 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 323 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 December 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 Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $134,469,804
2Mexico $133,645,905
3Belgium $118,007,308
4France $91,740,375
5Sweden $53,337,731
6Vietnam $48,611,145
7South Korea $38,558,207
8Japan $37,280,269
9Italy $31,600,216
10Germany $27,218,025

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $30,297,888
2Houston $29,667,125
3Baltimore $28,857,179
4Los Angeles $24,739,645
5Laredo $19,476,439
6Chicago $11,710,049
7Mobile $11,084,403
8New York City $10,249,149
9Atlanta/Savannah $7,370,947
10Norfolk $5,023,064

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 26.23 percent compared to last year to $133.71 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 19.93 percent compared to last year to $111.72 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 13.37 percent compared to last year to $100.84 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 31.92 percent compared to last year to $98.28 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 3.54 percent compared to last year to $87.59 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 $10.29 million, 7.11 percent, (15.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $15.4 million, 13.02 percent, (15.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $46.24 million, 64.42 percent, (13.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $4.33 million, 4.51 percent, (10.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $359,226, 0.67 percent, (6.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.05 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $531.2 million of the $870.05 million total.

All totaled, 61.16 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $532.14 million of the $870.05 million total