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

Imports: Glass in rods, tubes or balls

Glass in rods, tubes or balls, the No. 610 import by value totaled $20.71 million for the month of December, $297.31 million through December 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$147.76 M
2Japan$42.59 M
3France$42.28 M
4China$39.29 M
5United Kingdom$8.02 M
6The Netherlands$4.76 M
7Brazil$4.39 M
8Czech Republic$2.82 M
9Italy$2.46 M
10India$1.22 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $297.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $90,894,759
2Port of Long Beach $34,932,501
3Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $32,645,502
4Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $29,866,676
5Port of Newark $26,986,022
6Port of New Orleans $11,001,352
7Port of Charleston $10,982,166
8Charlotte International Airport, N.C. $7,955,779
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,847,716
10Port of Philadelphia $5,662,066

U.S. imports of Glass in rods, tubes or balls increased 5.78 percent through December to $297.31 million

U.S. imports of Glass in rods, tubes or balls increased 5.78 percent from $281.06 million to $297.31 million in 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 610 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 596 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 France, 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 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 France 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $147,755,642
2Japan $42,593,206
3France $42,279,041
4China $39,294,661
5United Kingdom $8,022,404
6The Netherlands $4,761,497
7Brazil $4,389,763
8Czech Republic $2,816,432
9Italy $2,457,661
10India $1,224,237

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $38,069,382
2Wilmington $9,284,093
3New York City $5,005,070
4Charleston $2,711,426
5Cleveland $2,523,195
6New Orleans $2,227,301
7Los Angeles $1,912,677
8Dallas $1,631,419
9Boston $1,136,522
10Philadelphia $1,128,621

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 0.66 percent compared to last year to $90.89 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 430.04 percent compared to last year to $34.93 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 14.32 percent compared to last year to $32.65 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. fell 20.26 percent compared to last year to $29.87 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 5.9 percent compared to last year to $26.99 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 $10.24 million, 7.44 percent, (49.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $252,642, 0.59 percent, (14.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $2.37 million, 5.94 percent, (14.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $1.42 million, 3.5 percent, (13.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $4.53 million, 130.04 percent, (2.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.16 percent of all these Glass in rods, tubes or balls imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $279.94 million of the $297.31 million total.

All totaled, 72.42 percent of all these Glass in rods, tubes or balls imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $215.33 million of the $297.31 million total