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

Imports: Float glass, polished sheets

Float glass, polished sheets, the No. 799 import by value totaled $9.16 million for the month of March, $29.03 million through March of 2019, and $152.2 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Germany$4.6 M
2Belgium$4.54 M
3Mexico$4.14 M
4Japan$2.55 M
5Israel$2.5 M
6China$1.92 M
7Turkey$1.56 M
8France$1.55 M
9Malaysia$1.26 M
10Saudi Arabia$988,674
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $29.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $7,503,348
2Port of Charleston $2,808,807
3Port of Virginia $2,382,340
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $2,092,581
5Port Laredo $1,943,412
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,514,262
7Port Miami $1,489,422
8Port Everglades, Fla. $1,477,135
9Port of Los Angeles $1,214,129
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,141,782

U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 30.86 percent through March to $29.03 million

U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 30.86 percent from $41.98 million to $29.03 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 799 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 725 for the last full year with a total value of $152.2 million, a $8.5 million, 5.29 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Germany 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $4,603,210
2Belgium $4,540,869
3Mexico $4,143,064
4Japan $2,551,308
5Israel $2,503,255
6China $1,916,608
7Turkey $1,559,816
8France $1,553,438
9Malaysia $1,260,406
10Saudi Arabia $988,674

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,954,156
2Laredo $5,635,632
3New York City $5,116,392
4Detroit $4,839,459
5Seattle $4,051,864
6Charleston $3,956,236
7San Diego $3,711,924
8Miami $3,656,626
9San Francisco $2,068,275
10Norfolk $1,909,143

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 68.38 percent compared to last year to $7.5 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 24.61 percent compared to last year to $2.81 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 20.5 percent compared to last year to $2.38 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 27.11 percent compared to last year to $2.09 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 63.5 percent compared to last year to $1.94 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 Germany decreased $205,972, 4.28 percent, (15.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium increased $248,931, 5.8 percent, (15.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $4.69 million, 53.11 percent, (14.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $1.26 million, 33.13 percent, (8.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel decreased $876,355, 25.93 percent, (8.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.19 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $18.34 million of the $29.03 million total.

All totaled, 57.64 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $16.73 million of the $29.03 million total