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

Imports: Float glass, polished sheets

Float glass, polished sheets, the No. 757 import by value totaled $11.86 million for the month of December, $152.2 million through December 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$33.23 M
2China$18.63 M
3Germany$18.17 M
4Japan$16.43 M
5Belgium$14.39 M
6Israel$13.23 M
7Vietnam$7.52 M
8France$5.18 M
9Saudi Arabia$4.98 M
10Turkey$4.09 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $152.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $23,613,926
2Port Laredo $19,848,715
3Port of Los Angeles $17,390,633
4Port of Charleston $14,017,961
5Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $11,051,346
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $10,072,129
7Port of Virginia $8,820,355
8Port Everglades, Fla. $6,592,811
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $5,112,760
10Port Miami $5,063,540

U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 5.29 percent through December to $152.2 million

U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 5.29 percent from $160.69 million to $152.2 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 757 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 724 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 December 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 China, No. 3 Germany, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $33,227,439
2China $18,629,353
3Germany $18,173,154
4Japan $16,429,409
5Belgium $14,385,291
6Israel $13,228,511
7Vietnam $7,515,405
8France $5,180,068
9Saudi Arabia $4,979,070
10Turkey $4,089,646

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,619,886
2Laredo $4,851,424
3Detroit $4,040,911
4New York City $3,871,828
5Seattle $3,068,300
6Charleston $3,066,667
7San Diego $3,032,070
8Miami $2,647,272
9Norfolk $1,584,918
10San Francisco $1,494,222

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 19.71 percent compared to last year to $23.61 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.04 percent compared to last year to $19.85 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 18.11 percent compared to last year to $17.39 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 34.48 percent compared to last year to $14.02 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 8.42 percent compared to last year to $11.05 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 $2.27 million, 7.33 percent, (21.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $5.09 million, 21.47 percent, (12.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $4.45 million, 19.66 percent, (11.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $462,950, 2.9 percent, (10.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $3.98 million, 38.28 percent, (9.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.26 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $100.84 million of the $152.2 million total.

All totaled, 56.45 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $85.92 million of the $152.2 million total