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

Imports: Glass fibers, glass yarn

Glass fibers, glass yarn, the No. 271 import by value totaled $109.72 million for the month of July, $761.94 million through July of 2019, and $1.51 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$197.14 M
2China$185.99 M
3Canada$89.51 M
4Taiwan$53.76 M
5Germany$39.7 M
6Malaysia$24.18 M
7United Kingdom$18.89 M
8Belgium$15.11 M
9Japan$12.95 M
10The Netherlands$10.03 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $761.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $156,968,684
2Port of Charleston $98,985,184
3Port of Newark $58,442,307
4Port of Los Angeles $50,622,036
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $40,234,258
6Port of Virginia $39,363,418
7Port of Houston $35,064,793
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,417,104
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $21,959,173
10Port of Long Beach $21,453,011

U.S. imports of Glass fibers, glass yarn decreased 9.29 percent through July to $761.94 million

U.S. imports of Glass fibers, glass yarn decreased 9.29 percent from $839.99 million to $761.94 million through the first seven 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 271 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 256 for the last full year with a total value of $1.51 billion, a $197.04 million, 15.05 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, 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 Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $197,144,019
2China $185,994,099
3Canada $89,513,782
4Taiwan $53,756,972
5Germany $39,698,714
6Malaysia $24,176,229
7United Kingdom $18,891,184
8Belgium $15,108,788
9Japan $12,954,865
10The Netherlands $10,034,881

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $84,115,988
2Charleston $75,002,168
3Los Angeles $44,688,542
4New York City $27,856,657
5Atlanta/Savannah $24,890,503
6Detroit $24,604,763
7San Diego $24,172,651
8Chicago $23,946,083
9Houston $14,505,630
10Great Falls, Mont. $14,443,630

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 3.82 percent compared to last year to $156.97 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 12.34 percent compared to last year to $98.99 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 14.98 percent compared to last year to $58.44 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 33.57 percent compared to last year to $50.62 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 23.42 percent compared to last year to $40.23 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 $27.79 million, 12.35 percent, (25.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $62.54 million, 25.16 percent, (24.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $8.24 million, 8.43 percent, (11.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $6.11 million, 12.83 percent, (7.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $5.23 million, 11.63 percent, (5.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.3 percent of all these Glass fibers, glass yarn imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $566.11 million of the $761.94 million total.

All totaled, 53.19 percent of all these Glass fibers, glass yarn imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $405.25 million of the $761.94 million total