Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Metal lids, stoppers

Metal lids, stoppers, the No. 381 export by value totaled $32.74 million for the month of December, $469.55 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$269.29 M
2Mexico$66.59 M
3Singapore$13.74 M
4France$13.41 M
5Colombia$12.75 M
6United Kingdom$11.43 M
7Ireland$8.14 M
8Germany$6.66 M
9The Netherlands$6.46 M
10Argentina$5.83 M
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U.S. exports of Metal lids, stoppers decreased 10.50 percent through December 2019 to $469.55 million

U.S. exports of Metal lids, stoppers decreased 10.50 percent from $524.61 million to $469.55 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 381 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 370 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 France and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. 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 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..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $269,293,615
2Mexico $66,594,370
3Singapore $13,737,192
4France $13,409,798
5Colombia $12,749,684
6United Kingdom $11,431,478
7Ireland $8,144,115
8Germany $6,657,299
9The Netherlands $6,456,936
10Argentina $5,830,272

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 0.1 percent compared to last year to $120.5 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 19.48 percent compared to last year to $39.88 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.89 percent compared to last year to $37.56 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 2.7 percent compared to last year to $31.69 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 11.29 percent compared to last year to $28.1 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 decreased $533,731, 0.2 percent, (57.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $13.63 million, 16.99 percent, (14.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore increased $2.71 million, 24.55 percent, (2.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $2.83 million, 26.78 percent, (2.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia decreased $11.85 million, 48.17 percent, (2.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.03 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $375.78 million of the $469.55 million total.

All totaled, 54.89 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $257.72 million of the $469.55 million total