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

Imports: Metal lids, stoppers

Metal lids, stoppers, the No. 412 import by value totaled $59.2 million for the month of March, $175.79 million through March of 2019, and $721.7 million 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$65.23 M
2Canada$33.81 M
3China$23.34 M
4Spain$14.15 M
5Germany$10 M
6France$7.78 M
7Italy$6.58 M
8India$3.13 M
9United Kingdom$1.42 M
10Hong Kong$1.31 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $175.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $31,995,478
2Port Laredo $30,220,319
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $18,661,671
4Port of Newark $14,850,028
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $11,148,785
6Port of Los Angeles $10,652,064
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,572,814
8Port of Charleston $5,755,218
9Port of Virginia $4,843,207
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,071,445

U.S. imports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 7.60 percent through March to $175.79 million

U.S. imports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 7.60 percent from $163.37 million to $175.79 million through the first three 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 412 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 424 for the last full year with a total value of $721.7 million, a $67.42 million, 10.30 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $65,230,751
2Canada $33,809,019
3China $23,339,841
4Spain $14,151,331
5Germany $10,004,031
6France $7,781,224
7Italy $6,580,670
8India $3,127,708
9United Kingdom $1,415,617
10Hong Kong $1,306,441

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $71,113,857
2Detroit $32,661,066
3San Francisco $22,957,907
4Los Angeles $18,298,225
5New York City $10,528,242
6Chicago $9,270,863
7Norfolk $6,205,850
8Cleveland $6,045,669
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,305,309
10Buffalo $5,219,029

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 48.53 percent compared to last year to $32 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.17 percent compared to last year to $30.22 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.03 percent compared to last year to $18.66 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 71.04 percent compared to last year to $14.85 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 29.46 percent compared to last year to $11.15 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 $14.57 million, 28.77 percent, (37.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $2.42 million, 7.71 percent, (19.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.63 million, 6.53 percent, (13.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $6.49 million, 31.45 percent, (8.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $4.33 million, 76.21 percent, (5.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.36 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $146.53 million of the $175.79 million total.

All totaled, 60.8 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $106.88 million of the $175.79 million total