Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Glass containers for packing

Glass containers for packing, the No. 439 export by value totaled $24.47 million for the month of May, $130.87 million through May of 2020, and $312.36 million for all of 2019, 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$103.98 M
2Mexico$4.59 M
3Ireland$2.82 M
4Germany$2.19 M
5United Kingdom$2.04 M
6Spain$1.63 M
7China$1.5 M
8France$990,188
9Japan$847,114
10Belgium$828,295
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U.S. exports of Glass containers for packing decreased 4.52 percent through May to $130.87 million

U.S. exports of Glass containers for packing decreased 4.52 percent from $137.07 million to $130.87 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 439 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 468 for the last full year with a total value of $312.36 million, a $24.87 million, 7.37 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Germany. 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 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..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 0.24 percent compared to last year to $40.98 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 5.3 percent compared to last year to $21.68 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 12.72 percent compared to last year to $11.21 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 2.05 percent compared to last year to $7.27 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 3.49 percent compared to last year to $6.19 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 from No. 1 Canada increased $19.57 million, 8.79 percent, (185.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $43.81 million, 74.14 percent, (11.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $3.02 million, 82.03 percent, (5.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Ireland increased $1.41 million, 27.48 percent, (5.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Germany increased $960,776, 20.76 percent, (4.27 percent market share).

All totaled, 88.46 percent of all these Glass containers for packing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $276.3 million of the $312.36 million total.

All totaled, 66.73 percent of all these Glass containers for packing exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $87.33 million of the $130.87 million total