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

Exports: Metal lids, stoppers

Metal lids, stoppers, the No. 379 export by value totaled $40.9 million for the month of March, $117.41 million through March of 2019, and $524.61 million 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
1Canada$65.75 M
2Mexico$18.17 M
3Colombia$4.19 M
4Singapore$3.62 M
5United Kingdom$3.02 M
6France$2.93 M
7Ireland$2.36 M
8The Netherlands$1.66 M
9Germany$1.66 M
10Brazil$892,529
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $117.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $30,880,615
2Port Laredo $10,981,197
3Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $7,685,213
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,385,441
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,614,255
6Port of Virginia $6,292,441
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $4,164,055
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $4,019,143
9Port of New York $3,917,602
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $3,059,710

U.S. exports of Metal lids, stoppers decreased 10.74 percent through March to $117.41 million

U.S. exports of Metal lids, stoppers decreased 10.74 percent from $131.54 million to $117.41 million through the first three 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 379 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 359 for the last full year with a total value of $524.61 million, a $14.03 million, 2.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $65,746,112
2Mexico $18,172,546
3Colombia $4,187,038
4Singapore $3,620,848
5United Kingdom $3,016,164
6France $2,926,428
7Ireland $2,364,185
8The Netherlands $1,658,318
9Germany $1,658,081
10Brazil $892,529

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $42,076,932
2Laredo $18,124,400
3Baltimore $16,777,474
4New York City $12,525,625
5Buffalo $11,824,131
6Pembina, N.D. $11,707,520
7Norfolk $5,640,804
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,006,989
9Seattle $3,762,458
10Atlanta/Savannah $3,395,910

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 12.2 percent compared to last year to $30.88 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.79 percent compared to last year to $10.98 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 0.92 percent compared to last year to $7.69 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 16.52 percent compared to last year to $7.39 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 1.05 percent compared to last year to $6.61 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 $2.6 million, 4.11 percent, (56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.27 million, 6.55 percent, (15.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia decreased $609,346, 12.7 percent, (3.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $1.57 million, 76.67 percent, (3.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $548,771, 15.39 percent, (2.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.7 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $94.74 million of the $117.41 million total.

All totaled, 54.13 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $63.55 million of the $117.41 million total