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

Imports: Float glass, polished sheets

Float glass, polished sheets, the No. 794 import by value totaled $11.06 million for the month of July, $69.23 million through July 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$13.8 M
2Mexico$9.11 M
3Belgium$9.09 M
4Israel$5.99 M
5Japan$5.98 M
6China$4.71 M
7France$3.14 M
8Turkey$2.98 M
9Saudi Arabia$2.46 M
10Malaysia$1.96 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $69.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $16,730,890
2Port of Virginia $6,966,279
3Port Miami $5,326,377
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $5,059,370
5Port of Charleston $4,862,404
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,194,011
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $3,927,501
8Port Laredo $3,727,845
9Port of Los Angeles $3,545,835
10Port Everglades, Fla. $2,414,618

U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 31.66 percent through July to $69.23 million

U.S. imports of Float glass, polished sheets decreased 31.66 percent from $101.3 million to $69.23 million through the first seven 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 794 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 727 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 July of this year 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 Charleston.

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

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $13,803,216
2Mexico $9,107,176
3Belgium $9,088,943
4Israel $5,989,903
5Japan $5,982,160
6China $4,706,680
7France $3,138,939
8Turkey $2,978,283
9Saudi Arabia $2,461,896
10Malaysia $1,964,728

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 25.8 percent compared to last year to $16.73 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 24.01 percent compared to last year to $6.97 million.
  • Port Miami rose 82.4 percent compared to last year to $5.33 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 29.53 percent compared to last year to $5.06 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 52.25 percent compared to last year to $4.86 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 $1.94 million, 16.32 percent, (19.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $15.72 million, 63.31 percent, (13.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium decreased $242,994, 2.6 percent, (13.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel decreased $2.11 million, 26.07 percent, (8.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $3.35 million, 35.91 percent, (8.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.51 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $43.97 million of the $69.23 million total.

All totaled, 56.25 percent of all these Float glass, polished sheets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $38.95 million of the $69.23 million total