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

Exports: Glass fibers, glass yarn

Glass fibers, glass yarn, the No. 195 export by value totaled $108.76 million for the month of February, $210.41 million through February of 2020, and $1.29 billion 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
1Mexico$58.41 M
2Canada$54.23 M
3Japan$13.91 M
4China$13.1 M
5United Kingdom$8.52 M
6South Korea$6.62 M
7Germany$5.33 M
8Belgium$4.88 M
9Italy$4.38 M
10Australia$4.06 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $210.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $30,718,791
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $16,397,798
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,509,489
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $14,135,121
5Port of New York $10,597,122
6Port of Charleston $9,364,377
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,156,515
8Los Angeles International Airport $8,165,850
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,918,427
10Port of Long Beach $5,248,324

U.S. exports of Glass fibers, glass yarn decreased 0.61 percent through February to $210.41 million

U.S. exports of Glass fibers, glass yarn decreased 0.61 percent from $211.71 million to $210.41 million through the first two 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 195 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 200 for the last full year with a total value of $1.29 billion, a $61.82 million, 4.58 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $58,408,581
2Canada $54,231,271
3Japan $13,912,399
4China $13,096,271
5United Kingdom $8,523,827
6South Korea $6,623,681
7Germany $5,333,603
8Belgium $4,875,562
9Italy $4,381,707
10Australia $4,057,898

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $27,759,150
2LOS ANGELES, CA $20,322,384
3DETROIT, MI $19,484,716
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $13,171,958
5SAVANNAH, GA $12,471,010
6EL PASO, TX $11,074,112
7CHARLESTON, SC $9,669,622
8SEATTLE, WA $9,188,614
9SAN DIEGO, CA $6,074,018
10PEMBINA, ND $5,819,072

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 6.42 percent compared to last year to $30.72 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 8.81 percent compared to last year to $16.4 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 21.86 percent compared to last year to $15.51 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 14.41 percent compared to last year to $14.14 million.
  • Port of New York rose 8.34 percent compared to last year to $10.6 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 Mexico decreased $3.6 million, 5.8 percent, (27.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.55 million, 2.78 percent, (25.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $5.79 million, 71.33 percent, (6.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $671,370, 5.4 percent, (6.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $1.14 million, 15.47 percent, (4.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.42 percent of all these Glass fibers, glass yarn exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $148.17 million of the $210.41 million total.

All totaled, 41.52 percent of all these Glass fibers, glass yarn exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $87.36 million of the $210.41 million total