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

Imports: Wire of iron, nonalloy steel

Wire of iron, nonalloy steel, the No. 479 import by value totaled $43.01 million for the month of July, $313.25 million through July 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$80.02 M
2Mexico$67.14 M
3China$60.27 M
4South Korea$23.42 M
5Japan$19.67 M
6Germany$14 M
7Vietnam$5.81 M
8France$4.26 M
9Brazil$3.55 M
10Slovakia$3.5 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $313.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $56,735,314
2Port of Los Angeles $34,086,016
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $26,050,176
4Port of Newark $25,148,601
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $19,108,612
6Port of Houston $16,718,736
7Port of Long Beach $13,907,713
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,606,345
9Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $12,292,712
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $10,202,666

U.S. imports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 13.57 percent through July to $313.25 million

U.S. imports of Wire of iron, nonalloy steel decreased 13.57 percent from $362.42 million to $313.25 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 479 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 441 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 July 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $80,021,931
2Mexico $67,138,022
3China $60,270,007
4South Korea $23,418,465
5Japan $19,674,328
6Germany $14,000,347
7Vietnam $5,807,090
8France $4,262,194
9Brazil $3,551,873
10Slovakia $3,500,643

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 8.98 percent compared to last year to $56.74 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 7.17 percent compared to last year to $34.09 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 8.08 percent compared to last year to $26.05 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.03 percent compared to last year to $25.15 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 31.22 percent compared to last year to $19.11 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 $31.82 million, 28.45 percent, (25.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.2 million, 7.19 percent, (21.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.81 million, 2.91 percent, (19.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $4.79 million, 25.7 percent, (7.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $3.72 million, 15.92 percent, (6.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.98 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $250.52 million of the $313.25 million total.

All totaled, 51.44 percent of all these Wire of iron, nonalloy steel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $161.13 million of the $313.25 million total