U.S. Fabricated Beam Final Imports

U.S. Fabricated Beam Final Imports: Final fabricated beam imports to the U.S. came in at 57,796 tons in January 2024, increasing 19% month over month (m/m).

Figure 1 breaks down total fabricated beam imports from January 2022 – January 2024.

Figure 2 charts the largest exporting countries in rank order through January. Mexico was the largest exporter of fabricated beams with 13,736 tons this month (24%). Canada was the second-largest exporter with 12,132 tons. Turkey was the third-largest exporter of fabricated beams to the U.S. with 9,478 tons. Together these three exporters accounted for 61% of total fabricated beam imports.

Figure 3 also charts the largest imports by district of entry to the U.S. in rank order. The Laredo, TX port was the largest receiver of fabricated beams this month, receiving 10,490 tons. Houston-Galveston, TX was second, coming in at 8,165 tons. Baltimore, MD was the third-highest receiver with 6,281 tons. Together, these three districts of entry accounted for 43% of total imports.

Please note the format of Figure 2 and Figure 3 has changed. Countries are listed alphabetically left to right and month/year is on the y-axis. There are listed totals YTD for each country and district of entry, respectively.

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