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

Imports: Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide

Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide, the No. 429 import by value totaled $44.89 million for the month of February, $96.92 million through February 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$17.24 M
2Belgium$13.55 M
3Mexico$10.42 M
4Japan$7.46 M
5Sweden$7.26 M
6Vietnam$6.27 M
7Slovenia$5.69 M
8South Africa$5.6 M
9South Korea$4.49 M
10Spain$3.93 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $96.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $14,140,101
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $11,198,003
3Port of Los Angeles $11,174,087
4Port of Newark $10,111,611
5Port Laredo $9,801,387
6Port of Philadelphia $6,811,682
7Port of Chester, Penn. $6,755,406
8Port of Virginia $4,577,395
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $2,715,935
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,664,057

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 12.74 percent through February to $96.92 million

U.S. imports of Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide decreased 12.74 percent from $111.07 million to $96.92 million through the first two 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 429 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 420 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 South Korea. 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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $17,240,815
2Belgium $13,550,849
3Mexico $10,421,395
4Japan $7,463,746
5Sweden $7,255,705
6Vietnam $6,265,818
7Slovenia $5,689,786
8South Africa $5,597,262
9South Korea $4,485,120
10Spain $3,932,489

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 14.9 percent compared to last year to $14.14 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 28.13 percent compared to last year to $11.2 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 18.04 percent compared to last year to $11.17 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 55.66 percent compared to last year to $10.11 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 26.44 percent compared to last year to $9.8 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 $1.09 million, 6.78 percent, (17.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium increased $173,208, 1.29 percent, (13.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $6.2 million, 37.3 percent, (10.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $4.55 million, 156.33 percent, (7.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $758,872, 9.47 percent, (7.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.71 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $55.93 million of the $96.92 million total.

All totaled, 58.22 percent of all these Stainless steel, not less than 600mm wide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $56.43 million of the $96.92 million total