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

Exports: Float glass, polished sheets

Float glass, polished sheets, the No. 411 export by value totaled $32.97 million for the month of July, $238.79 million through July 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$148.31 M
2Mexico$43.12 M
3Japan$10.95 M
4Colombia$6.41 M
5United Arab Emirates$3.33 M
6China$2.42 M
7Turkey$2 M
8South Korea$1.87 M
9Australia$1.77 M
10Chile$1.34 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $238.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $39,714,583
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $33,513,458
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $28,033,268
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $19,023,963
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $17,888,209
6Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $13,927,283
7Port of Charleston $9,433,781
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $8,990,544
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $8,922,620
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,111,809

U.S. exports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 4.73 percent through July to $238.79 million

U.S. exports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 4.73 percent from $250.66 million to $238.79 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 411 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 413 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Colombia 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 Turkey. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $148,310,784
2Mexico $43,122,311
3Japan $10,954,818
4Colombia $6,413,262
5United Arab Emirates $3,331,458
6China $2,422,002
7Turkey $1,996,946
8South Korea $1,874,849
9Australia $1,765,795
10Chile $1,338,834

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 78.26 percent compared to last year to $39.71 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 6.8 percent compared to last year to $33.51 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 5.09 percent compared to last year to $28.03 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 12.11 percent compared to last year to $19.02 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.26 percent compared to last year to $17.89 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 $14.56 million, 8.94 percent, (62.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $17.6 million, 68.94 percent, (18.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $4.58 million, 71.81 percent, (4.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Colombia increased $2.54 million, 65.53 percent, (2.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $822,936, 19.81 percent, (1.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.83 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $212.13 million of the $238.79 million total.

All totaled, 57.86 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $138.17 million of the $238.79 million total