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

Imports: Waste from iron, steel manufacturing

Waste from iron, steel manufacturing, the No. 1134 import by value totaled $312,399 for the month of December, $6.64 million through December of 2018, and $5.19 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
1Canada$3.19 M
2Mexico$1.81 M
3Turkey$801,489
4Germany$787,047
5Finland$30,373
6China$10,500
7Japan$10,314
8Spain$2,521
9Australia$2,229
10Dominican Republic$0
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,616,075
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $1,030,693
3Port of Charleston $801,489
4Port of Philadelphia $787,047
5Port of Ashtabula, Ohio $556,708
6Port of New Orleans $488,250
7MBS International Airport, Mich. $398,453
8W.K. Kellogg Airport, Mich. $283,058
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $176,950
10Port Laredo $150,161

U.S. imports of Waste from iron, steel manufacturing increased 27.91 percent through December to $6.64 million

U.S. imports of Waste from iron, steel manufacturing increased 27.91 percent from $5.19 million to $6.64 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 1134 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1149 for the last full year with a total value of $5.19 million, a $2.12 million, 69.07 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Finland. 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 MBS International Airport, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $3,192,888
2Mexico $1,806,066
3Turkey $801,489
4Germany $787,047
5Finland $30,373
6China $10,500
7Japan $10,314
8Spain $2,521
9Australia $2,229
10Malaysia $0

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Phoenix/Nogales $228,450
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $61,056
3El Paso $49,701
4Laredo $38,567
5Baltimore $10,500
6Detroit $7,092
7Chicago $5,435
8Buffalo $4,141
9Houston $0
10Charleston $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 47.6 percent compared to last year to $1.62 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. totaled $1.03 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Charleston rose 2286.8 percent compared to last year to $801,489.
  • Port of Philadelphia totaled $787,047. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Ashtabula, Ohio totaled $556,708. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 decreased $1.46 million, 31.36 percent, (48.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.33 million, 281.74 percent, (27.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $801,489, 0 percent, (12.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $787,047, 0 percent, (11.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Finland increased $30,373, 0 percent, (0.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.62 percent of all these Waste from iron, steel manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $6.62 million of the $6.64 million total.

All totaled, 72.13 percent of all these Waste from iron, steel manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.79 million of the $6.64 million total