US Iron and Steel Imports by Supplier Countries

During 2017, the United States of America imported US$68 billion worth of iron and steel (including products made from those materials) from 158 global trade partners. Drilling down from that overall dollar metric, America spent 57.6% ($39.1 billion) on products made from iron or steel compared to 42.4% ($28.8 billion) on iron or steel in […]

US Aluminum Imports by Supplying Country

In 2017, the United States of America imported US$23.4 billion worth of aluminum (British spelling aluminium) from a total 130 global trade partners. That dollar amount reflects a 49.3% increase since 2013 and an aggressive 24.9% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Aluminum is the world’s most used metal excluding iron. Typically blended into an alloy, […]

Top Tin Exporters

International sales from tin exports by country totaled US$1.3 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of tin exports rose by an average 339.9% for all exporting countries since 2013 when tin shipments were valued at $305.6 million. Year over the year, the value of exported tin gained 348.3% from 2016 to 2017. Tin is a […]

Top Aluminum Exporters by Country

Unwrought aluminum exports by country totaled US$55.9 billion in 2017, up by 22% for all aluminum-shipping nations over the five-year period starting in 2013. Year over year, the value of exported aluminum appreciated 26.1% from 2016 to 2017. Spelled aluminium by British writers, aluminum is the world’s most widely used non-iron and non-steel metal and […]

Top Stainless Steel Exporters by Country

Global sales from stainless steel exports by country totaled US$2.2 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of exported stainless steel rose by an average 6% for all exporting countries since 2013 when stainless steel shipments were worth $2 billion. Year over year, the uptick for exported stainless steel equaled 80% from 2016 to 2017. Among […]

Palladium Exports by Country

International sales for palladium exports by country totaled US$11.7 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 37.4% increase for all palladium shippers over the five-year period starting in 2013 when exported palladium was valuated at $8.5 billion. Year over year, the palladium exports appreciated by 47.2% from 2016 to 2017. Palladium is a silvery-white […]

Iron Ore Exports by Country

International sales of iron ore exports by country amounted to US$94.9 billion in 2017, down by a third (-33.6%) from 2013 when iron ore shipments were valued at $143 billion. In contrast, globally exported iron ore gained 30.8% from 2016 to 2017. Australia was responsible for roughly half of all iron ore exports by value. […]

Iron Ore Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported iron ore in 2017 totaled US115.5 billion. Overall, the value of iron ore imports for all importing countries fell by an average -30% since 2013 when iron ore purchases were valued at $165 billion. Year over year, the value of iron ore imports advanced by 34.4% from 2016 to 2017. From […]