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

Exports: Glass containers for packing

Glass containers for packing, the No. 467 export by value totaled $25.34 million for the month of August, $216.01 million through August of 2019, and $337.23 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$166.23 M
2Mexico$11.87 M
3United Kingdom$5.37 M
4Germany$4.26 M
5Ireland$3.88 M
6India$2.77 M
7Belgium$2.25 M
8Brazil$2.09 M
9France$1.84 M
10Israel$1.42 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $216.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $65,396,599
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $34,020,971
3Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $17,623,677
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $12,714,908
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $11,186,903
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $9,192,739
7Port Laredo $9,053,008
8Port of New York $7,721,940
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $4,309,026
10Oroville Border Crossing, Wash. $4,219,032

U.S. exports of Glass containers for packing decreased 10.26 percent through August to $216.01 million

U.S. exports of Glass containers for packing decreased 10.26 percent from $240.7 million to $216.01 million through the first eight 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 467 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 453 for the last full year with a total value of $337.23 million, a $56.39 million, 14.33 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Ireland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $166,227,083
2Mexico $11,868,389
3United Kingdom $5,371,081
4Germany $4,260,327
5Ireland $3,876,170
6India $2,773,249
7Belgium $2,249,298
8Brazil $2,089,732
9France $1,844,371
10Israel $1,422,273

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $30,147,024
2Laredo $25,409,615
3Buffalo $12,132,989
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,000,874
5Seattle $6,681,409
6New York City $4,895,019
7Low Value Shipments $1,965,897
8Houston $1,727,229
9Los Angeles $1,586,733
10San Diego $1,277,793

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.71 percent compared to last year to $65.4 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 31.67 percent compared to last year to $34.02 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 18.22 percent compared to last year to $17.62 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 20.42 percent compared to last year to $12.71 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 3.81 percent compared to last year to $11.19 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 increased $13.2 million, 8.63 percent, (76.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $40.01 million, 77.12 percent, (5.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $3.27 million, 156.15 percent, (2.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $743,815, 21.15 percent, (1.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Ireland increased $220,442, 6.03 percent, (1.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.7 percent of all these Glass containers for packing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $191.6 million of the $216.01 million total.

All totaled, 65.25 percent of all these Glass containers for packing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $140.94 million of the $216.01 million total