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

Exports: Metal lids, stoppers

Metal lids, stoppers, the No. 370 export by value totaled $34.99 million for the month of December, $524.61 million through December 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$269.83 M
2Mexico$80.23 M
3Colombia$24.6 M
4Spain$15.82 M
5Brazil$13.6 M
6United Kingdom$12.09 M
7Singapore$11.03 M
8France$10.58 M
9Germany$8.85 M
10Ireland$8.4 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $524.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $120,373,123
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $53,785,181
3Port Laredo $49,527,883
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $36,152,336
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $32,565,763
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $31,679,027
7Port of Virginia $21,330,030
8Port of New York $18,517,346
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $14,226,118
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $13,248,821

U.S. exports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 2.75 percent through December to $524.61 million

U.S. exports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 2.75 percent from $510.58 million to $524.61 million in 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 370 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 366 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $269,827,346
2Mexico $80,225,380
3Colombia $24,596,692
4Spain $15,819,451
5Brazil $13,596,983
6United Kingdom $12,090,642
7Singapore $11,029,756
8France $10,577,469
9Germany $8,851,540
10Ireland $8,403,964

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $62,763,072
2BALTIMORE, MD $28,333,294
3LAREDO, TX $26,874,534
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $20,548,658
5PEMBINA, ND $18,294,928
6BUFFALO, NY $16,738,504
7NORFOLK, VA $8,083,600
8OGDENSBURG, NY $7,632,598
9SAVANNAH, GA $5,959,164
10SEATTLE, WA $5,873,460

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 9.08 percent compared to last year to $120.37 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 1.03 percent compared to last year to $53.79 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 30.87 percent compared to last year to $49.53 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 16.33 percent compared to last year to $36.15 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 2.4 percent compared to last year to $32.57 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 $18.67 million, 7.43 percent, (51.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $17.74 million, 18.1 percent, (15.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $3.23 million, 15.1 percent, (4.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Spain decreased $2.65 million, 14.34 percent, (3.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $10.24 million, 305.28 percent, (2.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.02 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $404.07 million of the $524.61 million total.

All totaled, 55.74 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $292.4 million of the $524.61 million total