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

Exports: Metal lids, stoppers

Metal lids, stoppers, the No. 365 export by value totaled $42.87 million for the month of October, $452.06 million through October of 2018, and $510.58 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$232.62 M
2Mexico$68.76 M
3Colombia$18.09 M
4Spain$14.95 M
5Brazil$13.09 M
6United Kingdom$10.84 M
7Singapore$10.02 M
8France$8.85 M
9Germany$7.79 M
10Ireland$7.29 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $452.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $105,958,263
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $48,011,512
3Port Laredo $43,032,336
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $29,792,650
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $28,128,048
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $26,596,037
7Port of Virginia $18,168,235
8Port of New York $16,383,282
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,547,210
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,648,191

U.S. exports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 3.69 percent through October to $452.06 million

U.S. exports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 3.69 percent from $435.96 million to $452.06 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 365 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 357 for the last full year with a total value of $510.58 million, a $99 million, 16.24 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $232,623,986
2Mexico $68,756,452
3Colombia $18,087,905
4Spain $14,954,718
5Brazil $13,089,506
6United Kingdom $10,835,124
7Singapore $10,016,836
8France $8,853,476
9Germany $7,789,759
10Ireland $7,286,473

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $22,579,082
2Baltimore $11,003,805
3Laredo $9,536,792
4New York City $8,320,353
5Pembina, N.D. $6,018,935
6Buffalo $5,464,445
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,691,390
8Norfolk $2,479,009
9Seattle $2,023,778
10Atlanta/Savannah $1,925,770

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 11.76 percent compared to last year to $105.96 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 2.74 percent compared to last year to $48.01 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 32.22 percent compared to last year to $43.03 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 19.18 percent compared to last year to $29.79 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 4.57 percent compared to last year to $28.13 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 $17.19 million, 7.98 percent, (51.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $16.82 million, 19.65 percent, (15.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $781,669, 4.52 percent, (4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Spain decreased $1.82 million, 10.85 percent, (3.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $10.52 million, 410.34 percent, (2.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.87 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $347.51 million of the $452.06 million total.

All totaled, 56.39 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $254.92 million of the $452.06 million total