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

Imports: Glass containers for packing

Glass containers for packing, the No. 250 import by value totaled $113.64 million for the month of February, $239.85 million through February 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
1China$69.57 M
2Mexico$68.75 M
3France$17.73 M
4Taiwan$13.65 M
5Canada$11.91 M
6Italy$11.5 M
7Germany$11.03 M
8India$6.12 M
9South Korea$3.55 M
10Poland$3.44 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $239.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $44,236,218
2Port of Newark $38,525,540
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $37,233,911
4Port of Los Angeles $28,869,729
5Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $18,129,612
6Port of Virginia $11,749,370
7Port of Houston $5,304,293
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $5,050,531
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $4,341,427
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,199,054

U.S. imports of Glass containers for packing increased 8.03 percent through February to $239.85 million

U.S. imports of Glass containers for packing increased 8.03 percent from $222.02 million to $239.85 million through the first two 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 250 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 266 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 February 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 Newark, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., 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 Germany. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $69,570,658
2Mexico $68,753,895
3France $17,730,021
4Taiwan $13,652,529
5Canada $11,905,562
6Italy $11,495,134
7Germany $11,031,299
8India $6,117,687
9South Korea $3,554,534
10Poland $3,436,381

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 11.64 percent compared to last year to $44.24 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 16.19 percent compared to last year to $38.53 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 3.43 percent compared to last year to $37.23 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 13.39 percent compared to last year to $28.87 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 26.88 percent compared to last year to $18.13 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 $4.1 million, 6.27 percent, (29.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $12.65 million, 22.56 percent, (28.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $42,556, 0.24 percent, (7.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $1.47 million, 9.71 percent, (5.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $76,485, 0.65 percent, (4.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.72 percent of all these Glass containers for packing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $181.61 million of the $239.85 million total.

All totaled, 69.62 percent of all these Glass containers for packing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $167 million of the $239.85 million total