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

Imports: Wire of iron, nonalloy steel

Wire of iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 455 import by value totaled $47.72 million for the month of October, $502.41 million through October of 2018, and $587.82 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$149.38 M
2China$94.62 M
3Mexico$94.57 M
4Japan$34.44 M
5South Korea$27.2 M
6Germany$21.13 M
7Vietnam$11.07 M
8Taiwan$7.35 M
9France$6.45 M
10Brazil$5.77 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $502.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $79,847,197
2Port of Los Angeles $54,059,825
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $39,523,057
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $38,843,966
5Port of Newark $36,847,598
6Port of Long Beach $27,359,893
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $25,624,047
8Port of Houston $20,470,943
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,968,243
10Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $17,542,653

U.S. imports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel increased 1.51 percent through October to $502.41 million

U.S. imports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel increased 1.51 percent from $494.95 million to $502.41 million 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 455 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 439 for the last full year with a total value of $587.82 million, a $13.2 million, 2.30 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $149,378,530
2China $94,623,401
3Mexico $94,566,750
4Japan $34,436,792
5South Korea $27,195,259
6Germany $21,126,102
7Vietnam $11,069,408
8Taiwan $7,346,266
9France $6,448,886
10Brazil $5,773,129

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $19,563,626
2Detroit $16,640,195
3Chicago $10,967,638
4Seattle $8,217,208
5Los Angeles $7,725,452
6New York City $6,742,758
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,954,679
8Atlanta/Savannah $3,769,127
9Houston $3,540,260
10St. Albans, Vt. $3,464,644

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 Laredo fell 12.34 percent compared to last year to $79.85 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.1 percent compared to last year to $54.06 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.49 percent compared to last year to $39.52 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 36.83 percent compared to last year to $38.84 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.59 percent compared to last year to $36.85 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 Canada increased $218,897, 0.15 percent, (29.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $9.16 million, 10.72 percent, (18.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $12.58 million, 11.74 percent, (18.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $14,286, 0.04 percent, (6.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $1.96 million, 7.78 percent, (5.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.66 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $400.2 million of the $502.41 million total.

All totaled, 49.59 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $249.12 million of the $502.41 million total