Total Trade: $1.01 billion
|1||Port of Mobile, Ala.||$744,886,001|
|2||Port of Freeport, Texas||$126,260,193|
|3||Port of Los Angeles||$37,236,643|
|4||Port of Vancouver, Wash.||$26,755,648|
|5||Port of Houston||$20,608,365|
|6||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$9,995,416|
|7||Port of Eastport, Idaho||$6,989,877|
|8||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$4,761,628|
|9||Port of Newark||$4,649,491|
|10||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$4,092,555|
U.S. imports of Steel ingots increased 48.16 percent through October to $1.01 billion
U.S. imports of Steel ingots increased 48.16 percent from $678.37 million to $1.01 billion 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 297 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 372 for the last full year with a total value of $794.06 million, a $193.24 million, 32.16 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Romania, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Vancouver, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Houston.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Vancouver, Wash., No. 4 Port of Eastport, Idaho and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.
January – October 2018
|5||New York City||$1,712,216|
|6||Great Falls, Mont.||$1,545,735|
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 Mobile, Ala. rose 33.66 percent compared to last year to $744.89 million.
- Port of Freeport, Texas totaled $126.26 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Port of Los Angeles rose 2747.65 percent compared to last year to $37.24 million.
- Port of Vancouver, Wash. rose 21.01 percent compared to last year to $26.76 million.
- Port of Houston fell 2.16 percent compared to last year to $20.61 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 Brazil increased $174.96 million, 35.25 percent, (66.8 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $58.54 million, 73.19 percent, (13.78 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Romania increased $90.48 million, 11023 percent, (9.08 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $9.85 million, 59.73 percent, (2.62 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia increased $3.6 million, 18.54 percent, (2.29 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 94.57 percent of all these Steel ingots imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $950.55 million of the $1.01 billion total.
All totaled, 95.09 percent of all these Steel ingots imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $955.75 million of the $1.01 billion total