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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Glass containers for packing

Glass containers for packing, the No. 465 export by value totaled $24.9 million for the month of October, $290.51 million through October of 2018, and $393.61 million for all of 2017, 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$188.95 M
2Mexico$55.14 M
3India$7.58 M
4Ireland$4.71 M
5Germany$4.1 M
6Italy$3.65 M
7United Kingdom$2.74 M
8Belgium$2.01 M
9China$1.92 M
10France$1.54 M
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U.S. exports of Glass containers for packing decreased 12.78 percent through October to $290.51 million

U.S. exports of Glass containers for packing decreased 12.78 percent from $333.08 million to $290.51 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 465 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 415 for the last full year with a total value of $393.61 million, a $33.38 million, 9.27 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $188,951,858
2Mexico $55,135,718
3India $7,581,455
4Ireland $4,711,667
5Germany $4,097,256
6Italy $3,647,006
7United Kingdom $2,743,945
8Belgium $2,009,724
9China $1,915,367
10France $1,537,882

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $22,155,565
2Detroit $15,623,054
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,615,894
4Buffalo $4,948,380
5Seattle $3,270,199
6New York City $2,550,029
7Low Value Shipments $885,033
8San Diego $593,504
9Philadelphia $517,588
10Miami $497,289

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.37 percent compared to last year to $72.42 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 55.53 percent compared to last year to $40.56 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 5.48 percent compared to last year to $32.44 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 11.5 percent compared to last year to $19.06 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 4.57 percent compared to last year to $18.75 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 $3.54 million, 1.91 percent, (65.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $50.28 million, 47.7 percent, (18.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $2.94 million, 63.51 percent, (2.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Ireland decreased $40,237, 0.85 percent, (1.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $117,198, 2.94 percent, (1.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.66 percent of all these Glass containers for packing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $260.48 million of the $290.51 million total.

All totaled, 63.07 percent of all these Glass containers for packing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $183.23 million of the $290.51 million total