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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Waste from iron, steel manufacturing

Waste from iron, steel manufacturing, the No. 1147 import by value totaled $336,890 for the month of July, $3.19 million through July of 2019, and $6.64 million for all of 2018, 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
1Canada$2.63 M
2Mexico$321,313
3Japan$150,219
4Finland$67,150
5South Korea$5,127
6Malaysia$4,478
7Ukraine$3,500
8Brazil$2,319
9Vietnam$0
10United Arab Emirates$0
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Ashtabula, Ohio $879,900
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $765,775
3MBS International Airport, Mich. $548,766
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $254,978
5Port of New Orleans $162,610
6Port of Long Beach $150,219
7International Falls, Minn. $120,000
8Port Laredo $94,785
9Port of Los Angeles $67,150
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $63,918

U.S. imports of Waste from iron, steel manufacturing decreased 4.73 percent through July to $3.19 million

U.S. imports of Waste from iron, steel manufacturing decreased 4.73 percent from $3.34 million to $3.19 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1147 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1141 for the last full year with a total value of $6.64 million, a $1.45 million, 27.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Ashtabula, Ohio, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 MBS International Airport, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Ashtabula, Ohio.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,631,740
2Mexico $321,313
3Japan $150,219
4Finland $67,150
5South Korea $5,127
6Malaysia $4,478
7Ukraine $3,500
8Brazil $2,319
9Turkey $0
10China $0

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Phoenix/Nogales $718,065
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $61,056
3Detroit $60,871
4Laredo $53,147
5El Paso $49,701
6Chicago $13,148
7Baltimore $10,500
8Buffalo $4,141
9Houston $0
10Charleston $0

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Ashtabula, Ohio totaled $879,900. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 52.62 percent compared to last year to $765,775.
  • MBS International Airport, Mich. rose 1349.73 percent compared to last year to $548,766.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 776.94 percent compared to last year to $254,978.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 50.04 percent compared to last year to $162,610.

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 Canada increased $563,747, 27.26 percent, (82.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $132,491, 29.2 percent, (10.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $139,905, 1356.46 percent, (4.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland increased $67,150, 0 percent, (2.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $5,127, 0 percent, (0.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.68 percent of all these Waste from iron, steel manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $3.18 million of the $3.19 million total.

All totaled, 81.99 percent of all these Waste from iron, steel manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $2.61 million of the $3.19 million total