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

Imports: Wire of iron, nonalloy steel

Wire of iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 470 import by value totaled $44.88 million for the month of March, $136.99 million through March of 2019, and $585.2 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$36.1 M
2Mexico$28.09 M
3China$25.4 M
4South Korea$11.84 M
5Japan$9.11 M
6Germany$6.57 M
7Vietnam$2.91 M
8France$1.87 M
9Belgium$1.73 M
10Taiwan$1.67 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $136.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $23,341,339
2Port of Los Angeles $14,668,324
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $12,357,422
4Port of Newark $10,029,757
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,384,631
6Port of Houston $7,892,823
7Port of Long Beach $7,683,080
8Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $5,980,609
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,979,823
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $4,247,518

U.S. imports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 13.31 percent through March to $136.99 million

U.S. imports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 13.31 percent from $158.02 million to $136.99 million through the first three 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 470 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 433 for the last full year with a total value of $585.2 million, a $2.63 million, 0.45 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. 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..

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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $36,102,058
2Mexico $28,090,885
3China $25,404,119
4South Korea $11,843,167
5Japan $9,107,507
6Germany $6,570,635
7Vietnam $2,914,779
8France $1,873,528
9Belgium $1,731,375
10Taiwan $1,665,868

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $33,332,645
2Detroit $29,269,480
3Chicago $19,696,469
4Los Angeles $15,545,362
5New York City $12,749,934
6Seattle $11,335,218
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,431,497
8St. Albans, Vt. $6,953,725
9Atlanta/Savannah $6,757,127
10Houston $6,512,134

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 17.92 percent compared to last year to $23.34 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.88 percent compared to last year to $14.67 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.22 percent compared to last year to $12.36 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 10.52 percent compared to last year to $10.03 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 24.17 percent compared to last year to $9.38 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 decreased $13.34 million, 26.98 percent, (26.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.73 million, 11.71 percent, (20.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $2.18 million, 7.89 percent, (18.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $2.97 million, 33.42 percent, (8.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $239,103, 2.56 percent, (6.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.7 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $110.55 million of the $136.99 million total.

All totaled, 50.94 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $69.78 million of the $136.99 million total