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

Exports: Glass containers for packing

Glass containers for packing, the No. 467 export by value totaled $25.28 million for the month of February, $51.32 million through February 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$37.92 M
2Mexico$3.21 M
3Brazil$1.96 M
4Ireland$796,701
5France$781,861
6Germany$780,742
7Spain$635,987
8United Kingdom$600,602
9India$578,822
10Belgium$404,358
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $51.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $15,880,062
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,845,699
3Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $3,667,655
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,896,731
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,462,372
6Port Laredo $2,243,423
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,186,992
8Port of Houston $1,950,463
9Port of Charleston $1,522,373
10Port of New York $1,421,984

U.S. exports of Glass containers for packing decreased 16.00 percent through February to $51.32 million

U.S. exports of Glass containers for packing decreased 16.00 percent from $61.09 million to $51.32 million through the first two 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 February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 432 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 France. 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 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Ireland. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $37,917,031
2Mexico $3,205,005
3Brazil $1,960,807
4Ireland $796,701
5France $781,861
6Germany $780,742
7Spain $635,987
8United Kingdom $600,602
9India $578,822
10Belgium $404,358

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 26.37 percent compared to last year to $15.88 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 38.34 percent compared to last year to $6.85 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 35.26 percent compared to last year to $3.67 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 127.58 percent compared to last year to $2.9 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 19.16 percent compared to last year to $2.46 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 $6.85 million, 22.04 percent, (73.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $20.11 million, 86.25 percent, (6.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $1.95 million, 25535 percent, (3.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Ireland increased $267,478, 50.54 percent, (1.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $542,043, 226.02 percent, (1.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.03 percent of all these Glass containers for packing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $44.66 million of the $51.32 million total.

All totaled, 61.87 percent of all these Glass containers for packing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $31.75 million of the $51.32 million total