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

Imports: Glass fibers, glass yarn

Glass fibers, glass yarn, the No. 282 import by value totaled $88.62 million for the month of February, $189.12 million through February of 2020, and $1.24 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$53.09 M
2China$42.26 M
3Canada$24.39 M
4Taiwan$8.93 M
5Germany$8.65 M
6Malaysia$8.05 M
7Egypt$7.15 M
8India$3.44 M
9United Kingdom$2.95 M
10Belgium$2.91 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $189.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $38,766,420
2Port of Charleston $20,192,539
3Port of Newark $19,592,766
4Port of Los Angeles $12,145,003
5Port of Houston $9,957,347
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,901,300
7Port of Virginia $7,494,093
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,355,759
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,292,930
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $5,040,511

U.S. imports of Glass fibers, glass yarn decreased 13.95 percent through February to $189.12 million

U.S. imports of Glass fibers, glass yarn decreased 13.95 percent from $219.78 million to $189.12 million through the first two 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 282 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 268 for the last full year with a total value of $1.24 billion, a $262.27 million, 17.41 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $53,090,773
2China $42,255,106
3Canada $24,386,942
4Taiwan $8,925,978
5Germany $8,647,874
6Malaysia $8,046,928
7Egypt $7,148,739
8India $3,436,996
9United Kingdom $2,954,513
10Belgium $2,905,061

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $20,492,944
2Charleston $10,872,234
3Detroit $6,160,819
4Los Angeles $5,802,539
5New York City $4,670,843
6Atlanta/Savannah $4,669,780
7Chicago $4,233,381
8El Paso $3,606,228
9Cleveland $3,476,159
10Norfolk $3,423,185

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 fell 14.15 percent compared to last year to $38.77 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 38.96 percent compared to last year to $20.19 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 18.64 percent compared to last year to $19.59 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.37 percent compared to last year to $12.15 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 4.04 percent compared to last year to $9.96 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 $2.97 million, 5.29 percent, (28.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $13.71 million, 24.5 percent, (22.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $2 million, 7.58 percent, (12.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $4.28 million, 32.43 percent, (4.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $3.39 million, 28.17 percent, (4.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.6 percent of all these Glass fibers, glass yarn imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $137.31 million of the $189.12 million total.

All totaled, 53.22 percent of all these Glass fibers, glass yarn imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $100.65 million of the $189.12 million total