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

Imports: Metal lids, stoppers

Metal lids, stoppers, the No. 417 import by value totaled $65.84 million for the month of October, $608.03 million through October of 2018, and $654.29 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
1Mexico$200.87 M
2China$114.26 M
3Canada$109.85 M
4Spain$65.56 M
5France$22.02 M
6Germany$19.7 M
7Italy$18.5 M
8India$12.34 M
9United Kingdom$5.47 M
10Taiwan$4.11 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $608.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $112,046,865
2Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $90,325,710
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $57,426,010
4Port of Los Angeles $55,037,337
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $45,119,875
6Port of Virginia $43,392,290
7Port of Newark $38,737,275
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,852,735
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $13,633,123
10Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $11,522,369

U.S. imports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 10.80 percent through October to $608.03 million

U.S. imports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 10.80 percent from $548.74 million to $608.03 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 417 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 419 for the last full year with a total value of $654.29 million, a $44.4 million, 7.28 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $200,866,924
2China $114,258,090
3Canada $109,851,742
4Spain $65,555,799
5France $22,015,176
6Germany $19,698,399
7Italy $18,502,928
8India $12,341,877
9United Kingdom $5,472,825
10Taiwan $4,111,637

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $32,975,528
2Detroit $17,695,788
3San Francisco $13,514,771
4Los Angeles $7,194,501
5Chicago $4,738,113
6New York City $4,648,629
7Norfolk $4,443,103
8Buffalo $2,774,923
9Cleveland $2,743,382
10St. Albans, Vt. $2,493,972

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 Laredo rose 19.6 percent compared to last year to $112.05 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 33.19 percent compared to last year to $90.33 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.22 percent compared to last year to $57.43 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.03 percent compared to last year to $55.04 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 28.68 percent compared to last year to $45.12 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 increased $37.51 million, 22.96 percent, (33.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $9.09 million, 8.64 percent, (18.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $8.69 million, 8.59 percent, (18.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $4.21 million, 6.86 percent, (10.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $5.23 million, 31.13 percent, (3.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.3 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $512.55 million of the $608.03 million total.

All totaled, 59.2 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $359.96 million of the $608.03 million total