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

Imports: Metal lids, stoppers

Metal lids, stoppers, the No. 401 import by value totaled $68.67 million for the month of July, $446.81 million through July 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$159.19 M
2Canada$78.05 M
3China$67.6 M
4Spain$39.53 M
5Germany$23.59 M
6France$18.67 M
7Italy$17.05 M
8India$8.44 M
9Hong Kong$4.72 M
10United Kingdom$3.9 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $446.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $79,364,798
2Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $68,506,684
3Port of Los Angeles $43,254,894
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $42,923,267
5Port of Newark $37,537,083
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $25,730,820
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $15,325,844
8Port of Charleston $12,711,272
9Port of Virginia $12,545,506
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,751,392

U.S. imports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 5.80 percent through July to $446.81 million

U.S. imports of Metal lids, stoppers increased 5.80 percent from $422.31 million to $446.81 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 401 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 414 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 July 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 Port Laredo, No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $159,187,390
2Canada $78,054,851
3China $67,601,952
4Spain $39,528,369
5Germany $23,586,079
6France $18,665,392
7Italy $17,048,628
8India $8,444,326
9Hong Kong $4,723,595
10United Kingdom $3,899,440

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 1.89 percent compared to last year to $79.36 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 15.51 percent compared to last year to $68.51 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 26.96 percent compared to last year to $43.25 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.06 percent compared to last year to $42.92 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 42.07 percent compared to last year to $37.54 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 $24.67 million, 18.34 percent, (35.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.98 million, 5.37 percent, (17.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $5.71 million, 7.79 percent, (15.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $15.15 million, 27.71 percent, (8.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $9.56 million, 68.17 percent, (5.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.35 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $367.96 million of the $446.81 million total.

All totaled, 60.78 percent of all these Metal lids, stoppers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $271.59 million of the $446.81 million total