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

Imports: Float glass, polished sheets

Float glass, polished sheets, the No. 749 import by value totaled $9.47 million for the month of October, $130.52 million through October of 2018, and $160.69 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$30.08 M
2China$16.05 M
3Germany$15.02 M
4Japan$13.17 M
5Belgium$11.77 M
6Israel$10.98 M
7Vietnam$7.52 M
8Saudi Arabia$4.6 M
9France$3.85 M
10Turkey$3.45 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $130.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $19,037,989
2Port Laredo $18,343,732
3Port of Los Angeles $15,134,264
4Port of Charleston $12,607,615
5Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $9,603,262
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,241,963
7Port of Virginia $7,669,599
8Port Everglades, Fla. $5,580,318
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,519,500
10Port of Long Beach $4,301,105

U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets increased 2.43 percent through October to $130.52 million

U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets increased 2.43 percent from $127.42 million to $130.52 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 749 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 736 for the last full year with a total value of $160.69 million, a $14.33 million, 8.19 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $30,079,551
2China $16,054,411
3Germany $15,020,922
4Japan $13,165,166
5Belgium $11,765,609
6Israel $10,977,073
7Vietnam $7,515,405
8Saudi Arabia $4,602,162
9France $3,847,117
10Turkey $3,452,181

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,030,644
2Laredo $4,130,649
3Detroit $2,598,688
4Charleston $2,538,396
5San Diego $2,263,840
6New York City $2,239,446
7Seattle $1,810,688
8Miami $1,740,341
9San Francisco $1,261,677
10Norfolk $1,002,536

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 22.78 percent compared to last year to $19.04 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 40.47 percent compared to last year to $18.34 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 7.07 percent compared to last year to $15.13 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 54.68 percent compared to last year to $12.61 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 30.96 percent compared to last year to $9.6 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. imports from No. 1 Mexico increased $7.62 million, 33.92 percent, (23.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $2.73 million, 14.52 percent, (12.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $5.01 million, 25.01 percent, (11.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $505,789, 4 percent, (10.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $2.95 million, 33.45 percent, (9.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.96 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $86.09 million of the $130.52 million total.

All totaled, 57.25 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $74.73 million of the $130.52 million total