Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Float glass, polished sheets

Float glass, polished sheets, the No. 799 import by value totaled $9.61 million for the month of December, $115.75 million through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Germany$22.53 M
2Mexico$14.29 M
3Belgium$14.16 M
4Israel$11.01 M
5Japan$10.53 M
6China$7.86 M
7Turkey$5.17 M
8France$4.77 M
9Saudi Arabia$3.88 M
10United Arab Emirates$3.25 M
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U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 23.95 percent through December 2019 to $115.75 million

U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 23.95 percent from $152.2 million to $115.75 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 799 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 757 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full 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..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 17.95 percent to $27.85 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 25.11 percent to $11.04 million.
  • Port Miami rose 108 percent to $10.53 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 23.53 percent to $8.45 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 227.88 percent to $7.56 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 increased $4.35 million, 23.96 percent, (19.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $18.94 million, 57 percent, (12.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium decreased $224,981, 1.56 percent, (12.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel decreased $2.21 million, 16.74 percent, (9.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $5.9 million, 35.94 percent, (9.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.65 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $72.52 million of the $115.75 million total.

All totaled, 56.53 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $65.43 million of the $115.75 million total.