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

Exports: Glass fibers, glass yarn

Glass fibers, glass yarn, the No. 197 export by value totaled $108.54 million for the month of July, $771.23 million through July of 2019, and $1.35 billion 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
1Mexico$216.74 M
2Canada$201.95 M
3China$49.26 M
4Japan$36.58 M
5United Kingdom$26.87 M
6Germany$26.55 M
7South Korea$25.77 M
8Belgium$19.72 M
9France$16.08 M
10Italy$15.67 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $771.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $100,333,501
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $55,982,503
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $54,454,129
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $44,956,506
5Port of New York $43,660,650
6Port of Charleston $37,558,390
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $29,410,026
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $26,225,144
9Los Angeles International Airport $24,904,377
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $20,388,189

U.S. exports of Glass fibers, glass yarn decreased 4.82 percent through July to $771.23 million

U.S. exports of Glass fibers, glass yarn decreased 4.82 percent from $810.25 million to $771.23 million through the first seven 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 197 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 199 for the last full year with a total value of $1.35 billion, a $69.42 million, 5.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. 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 New York and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $216,744,011
2Canada $201,949,181
3China $49,263,060
4Japan $36,583,397
5United Kingdom $26,865,795
6Germany $26,553,375
7South Korea $25,770,781
8Belgium $19,723,877
9France $16,079,912
10Italy $15,674,684

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $65,633,115
2Detroit $52,315,974
3New York City $36,308,280
4Los Angeles $31,256,362
5El Paso $26,642,846
6Charleston $24,983,381
7Seattle $23,842,294
8Atlanta/Savannah $20,860,426
9San Diego $18,674,562
10Buffalo $14,413,368

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 0.38 percent compared to last year to $100.33 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 0.34 percent compared to last year to $55.98 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 0.86 percent compared to last year to $54.45 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 9.05 percent compared to last year to $44.96 million.
  • Port of New York fell 13.85 percent compared to last year to $43.66 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 $1.81 million, 0.83 percent, (28.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $8.8 million, 4.18 percent, (26.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $3.18 million, 6.06 percent, (6.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $6.14 million, 20.16 percent, (4.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $1.17 million, 4.16 percent, (3.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.9 percent of all these Glass fibers, glass yarn exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $531.41 million of the $771.23 million total.

All totaled, 38.82 percent of all these Glass fibers, glass yarn exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $299.39 million of the $771.23 million total