Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Wire of iron, nonalloy steel

Wire of iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 463 import by value totaled $38.27 million for the month of February, $82.02 million through February of 2020, and $490.77 million for all of 2019, 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
1Mexico$29.01 M
2Canada$24.76 M
3China$9.07 M
4South Korea$5.35 M
5Japan$3.42 M
6Germany$2.19 M
7Vietnam$1.4 M
8Slovakia$947,038
9Belgium$765,824
10Brazil$636,893
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $82.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $24,034,878
2Port of Los Angeles $6,692,994
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $6,249,306
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,980,842
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,471,307
6Eagle Pass $4,331,802
7Port of Newark $3,755,666
8Port of Houston $3,303,709
9Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $2,717,910
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,275,469

U.S. imports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 10.95 percent through February to $82.02 million

U.S. imports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 10.95 percent from $92.11 million to $82.02 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 463 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 462 for the last full year with a total value of $490.77 million, a $94.43 million, 16.14 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, 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 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, 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..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $29,006,887
2Canada $24,759,809
3China $9,074,828
4South Korea $5,354,947
5Japan $3,423,728
6Germany $2,192,235
7Vietnam $1,404,870
8Slovakia $947,038
9Belgium $765,824
10Brazil $636,893

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $10,535,741
2Detroit $4,633,387
3Chicago $2,984,112
4Seattle $2,896,793
5Los Angeles $1,839,319
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,323,320
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,244,084
8New York City $1,237,700
9St. Albans, Vt. $1,121,223
10Cleveland $1,029,941

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 60.91 percent compared to last year to $24.03 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 36.82 percent compared to last year to $6.69 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 161.61 percent compared to last year to $6.25 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 29.22 percent compared to last year to $5.98 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 32.46 percent compared to last year to $4.47 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 Mexico increased $11.22 million, 63.04 percent, (35.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $396,240, 1.63 percent, (30.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $8.77 million, 49.15 percent, (11.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $3.04 million, 36.22 percent, (6.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $2.65 million, 43.6 percent, (4.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.32 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $71.62 million of the $82.02 million total.

All totaled, 57.83 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $47.43 million of the $82.02 million total