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

Imports: Glass in rods, tubes or balls

Glass in rods, tubes or balls, the No. 606 import by value totaled $25.55 million for the month of October, $253.04 million through October of 2018, and $281.06 million 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
1Germany$126.26 M
2France$36.05 M
3Japan$34.89 M
4China$34.58 M
5United Kingdom$6.31 M
6The Netherlands$4.07 M
7Brazil$3.76 M
8Italy$2.31 M
9Czech Republic$2.31 M
10India$898,313
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $253.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $78,542,375
2Port of Long Beach $28,756,208
3Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $28,090,487
4Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $24,142,789
5Port of Newark $22,622,319
6Port of New Orleans $9,816,620
7Port of Charleston $7,955,407
8Charlotte International Airport, N.C. $7,887,485
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,595,816
10Port of Philadelphia $4,566,910

U.S. imports of Glass in rods, tubes or balls increased 9.53 percent through October to $253.04 million

U.S. imports of Glass in rods, tubes or balls increased 9.53 percent from $231.02 million to $253.04 million 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 606 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 598 for the last full year with a total value of $281.06 million, a $35.91 million, 14.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 France, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 France, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $126,264,723
2France $36,053,282
3Japan $34,892,290
4China $34,582,601
5United Kingdom $6,311,226
6The Netherlands $4,072,437
7Brazil $3,757,665
8Italy $2,308,512
9Czech Republic $2,306,021
10India $898,313

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $27,773,469
2Wilmington $7,009,465
3New York City $3,084,559
4Cleveland $2,076,020
5Dallas $1,347,062
6New Orleans $1,210,417
7Charleston $914,955
8Philadelphia $803,230
9San Francisco $692,328
10Boston $676,978

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 of Savannah, Ga. rose 6.42 percent compared to last year to $78.54 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 1499.98 percent compared to last year to $28.76 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 30.77 percent compared to last year to $28.09 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. fell 23.57 percent compared to last year to $24.14 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 3.97 percent compared to last year to $22.62 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 Germany increased $12.18 million, 10.68 percent, (49.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $2.41 million, 7.18 percent, (14.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $1.39 million, 4.16 percent, (13.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $1.83 million, 5.6 percent, (13.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $3.6 million, 132.77 percent, (2.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.1 percent of all these Glass in rods, tubes or balls imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $238.1 million of the $253.04 million total.

All totaled, 71.99 percent of all these Glass in rods, tubes or balls imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $182.15 million of the $253.04 million total