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

Imports: Glass containers for packing

Glass containers for packing, the No. 252 import by value totaled $130.29 million for the month of October, $1.24 billion through October of 2018, and $1.36 billion 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
1China$387.5 M
2Mexico$314.29 M
3France$87.85 M
4Taiwan$76.53 M
5Canada$67.39 M
6Italy$63.4 M
7Germany$63.15 M
8India$26 M
9South Korea$19.5 M
10Poland$15.95 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.24 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $208,726,110
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $201,194,782
3Port of Newark $192,135,039
4Port of Los Angeles $136,985,503
5Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $88,573,239
6Port of Virginia $58,406,833
7Port of Long Beach $34,664,532
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $32,006,840
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $30,975,836
10Port of Houston $29,419,654

U.S. imports of Glass containers for packing increased 8.90 percent through October to $1.24 billion

U.S. imports of Glass containers for packing increased 8.90 percent from $1.14 billion to $1.24 billion through the first 10 months of 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 252 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 247 for the last full year with a total value of $1.36 billion, a $31.12 million, 2.33 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 France, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $387,501,194
2Mexico $314,293,137
3France $87,854,253
4Taiwan $76,527,070
5Canada $67,393,156
6Italy $63,402,054
7Germany $63,149,670
8India $25,997,773
9South Korea $19,502,381
10Poland $15,952,195

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $39,622,645
2San Francisco $35,457,911
3New York City $29,317,407
4Los Angeles $25,952,652
5San Diego $14,314,253
6Detroit $10,518,546
7Chicago $8,678,875
8Seattle $7,245,573
9Cleveland $5,712,277
10San Juan $5,389,975

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 2.53 percent compared to last year to $208.73 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 12.41 percent compared to last year to $201.19 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.9 percent compared to last year to $192.14 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.9 percent compared to last year to $136.99 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 3.11 percent compared to last year to $88.57 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 China increased $34.8 million, 9.87 percent, (31.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $9.82 million, 3.23 percent, (25.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $9.39 million, 11.97 percent, (7.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $10.25 million, 15.46 percent, (6.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $243,900, 0.36 percent, (5.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.29 percent of all these Glass containers for packing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $933.57 million of the $1.24 billion total.

All totaled, 66.74 percent of all these Glass containers for packing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $827.61 million of the $1.24 billion total