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

Imports: Glass containers for packing

Glass containers for packing, the No. 252 import by value totaled $119.92 million for the month of August, $995.1 million through August of 2019, and $1.49 billion 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
1Mexico$288.95 M
2China$272.32 M
3France$72.03 M
4Taiwan$63.81 M
5Canada$54.84 M
6Italy$45.77 M
7Germany$42.08 M
8India$24.72 M
9South Korea$19.82 M
10Poland$15.98 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $995.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $182,150,934
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $170,970,166
3Port of Newark $147,661,621
4Port of Los Angeles $106,330,687
5Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $75,087,351
6Port of Virginia $40,471,365
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $22,787,085
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $20,385,622
9Port of Houston $20,006,690
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $19,709,173

U.S. imports of Glass containers for packing increased 0.06 percent through August to $995.1 million

U.S. imports of Glass containers for packing increased 0.06 percent from $994.53 million to $995.1 million through the first eight 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 252 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 252 for the last full year with a total value of $1.49 billion, a $122.83 million, 9.00 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $288,948,932
2China $272,317,608
3France $72,031,833
4Taiwan $63,808,996
5Canada $54,842,102
6Italy $45,773,122
7Germany $42,075,139
8India $24,719,098
9South Korea $19,816,106
10Poland $15,983,452

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $79,893,252
2San Francisco $73,784,111
3New York City $64,154,857
4Los Angeles $58,659,171
5San Diego $27,620,207
6Detroit $19,884,435
7Seattle $15,438,567
8Chicago $15,221,013
9Cleveland $14,662,174
10Norfolk $10,805,242

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 9.93 percent compared to last year to $182.15 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 1.91 percent compared to last year to $170.97 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 1.67 percent compared to last year to $147.66 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.31 percent compared to last year to $106.33 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 6.57 percent compared to last year to $75.09 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 $40.7 million, 16.4 percent, (29.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $41.78 million, 13.3 percent, (27.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $1.42 million, 2.02 percent, (7.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $1.27 million, 2.02 percent, (6.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $1.39 million, 2.61 percent, (5.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.57 percent of all these Glass containers for packing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $751.95 million of the $995.1 million total.

All totaled, 68.56 percent of all these Glass containers for packing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $682.2 million of the $995.1 million total