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

Exports: Float glass, polished sheets

Float glass, polished sheets, the No. 412 export by value totaled $32.39 million for the month of March, $102.62 million through March of 2019, and $421.17 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$59.24 M
2Mexico$23.46 M
3Colombia$3.77 M
4Japan$2.2 M
5United Arab Emirates$1.38 M
6Turkey$1.32 M
7China$1.29 M
8Switzerland$716,872
9The Netherlands$710,385
10Australia$664,126
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $102.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $21,992,299
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,697,501
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $12,365,911
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $7,548,117
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,554,630
6Port of Charleston $5,166,100
7Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,078,145
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $3,774,885
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,374,912
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $3,062,324

U.S. exports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 2.64 percent through March to $102.62 million

U.S. exports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 2.64 percent from $105.4 million to $102.62 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 412 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 410 for the last full year with a total value of $421.17 million, a $5.29 million, 1.24 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $59,237,527
2Mexico $23,458,724
3Colombia $3,772,477
4Japan $2,198,313
5United Arab Emirates $1,382,486
6Turkey $1,317,680
7China $1,289,281
8Switzerland $716,872
9The Netherlands $710,385
10Australia $664,126

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $27,246,448
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $18,643,820
3Laredo $17,004,816
4Seattle $16,773,282
5Buffalo $16,643,778
6Los Angeles $6,573,507
7Atlanta/Savannah $5,065,372
8Charleston $4,728,934
9Great Falls, Mont. $3,632,441
10New York City $3,388,201

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 rose 154.45 percent compared to last year to $21.99 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 4.81 percent compared to last year to $13.7 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 8.05 percent compared to last year to $12.37 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 21.03 percent compared to last year to $7.55 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 16.9 percent compared to last year to $6.55 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. exports to No. 1 Canada decreased $7.22 million, 10.87 percent, (57.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $13.4 million, 133.28 percent, (22.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $2.19 million, 138.27 percent, (3.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $204,831, 8.52 percent, (2.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $968,644, 41.2 percent, (1.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.75 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $90.05 million of the $102.62 million total.

All totaled, 60.57 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $62.16 million of the $102.62 million total