Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Glass containers for packing

Glass containers for packing, the No. 235 import by value totaled $106.47 million for the month of May, $567.32 million through May of 2020, and $1.44 billion for all of 2019, 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$168.46 M
2China$122.17 M
3Taiwan$44.96 M
4France$41.52 M
5Canada$35.46 M
6Germany$31.13 M
7Italy$29.1 M
8Poland$11.17 M
9India$11.04 M
10United Arab Emirates$7.24 M
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U.S. imports of Glass containers for packing decreased 8.67 percent through May to $567.32 million

U.S. imports of Glass containers for packing decreased 8.67 percent from $621.2 million to $567.32 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 235 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 246 for the last full year with a total value of $1.44 billion, a $51.98 million, 3.50 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 France and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port Laredo, 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, 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..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 8.34 percent compared to last year to $101.12 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 10.71 percent compared to last year to $100.26 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.96 percent compared to last year to $76.39 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.85 percent compared to last year to $56.36 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 11.32 percent compared to last year to $48.29 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 decreased $6.51 million, 3.72 percent, (29.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $53.31 million, 30.38 percent, (21.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $6.32 million, 16.35 percent, (7.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $5.27 million, 11.26 percent, (7.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $936,832, 2.71 percent, (6.25 percent market share).

All totaled, 72.72 percent of all these Glass containers for packing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $412.57 million of the $567.32 million total.

All totaled, 67.41 percent of all these Glass containers for packing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $382.42 million of the $567.32 million total