Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Metal lids, stoppers

Metal lids, stoppers, the No. 395 import by value totaled $59.36 million for the month of March, $170.06 million through March of 2020, and $740.39 million for all of 2019, 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$60.73 M
2Canada$32.39 M
3China$18.33 M
4Spain$17.46 M
5France$10.28 M
6Germany$5.84 M
7India$5.44 M
8Italy$5.34 M
9United Kingdom$1.6 M
10Poland$1.28 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $170.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $35,335,552
2Eagle Pass $20,427,650
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $18,165,212
4Port of Newark $18,039,522
5Port of Los Angeles $11,863,419
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $10,591,857
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,088,545
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,153,857
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $4,524,536
10Port of Virginia $3,856,045

U.S. imports of Metal lids, stoppers decreased 3.26 percent through March to $170.06 million

U.S. imports of Metal lids, stoppers decreased 3.26 percent from $175.79 million to $170.06 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 395 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 412 for the last full year with a total value of $740.39 million, a $18.69 million, 2.59 percent increase from the 2018 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 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Eagle Pass, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $60,734,725
2Canada $32,389,984
3China $18,330,950
4Spain $17,455,166
5France $10,282,655
6Germany $5,835,393
7India $5,437,518
8Italy $5,340,983
9United Kingdom $1,600,450
10Poland $1,278,015

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $19,554,821
2Detroit $7,810,459
3San Francisco $4,632,322
4Chicago $2,930,001
5Cleveland $2,837,191
6Los Angeles $2,731,632
7New York City $2,566,149
8Buffalo $1,654,075
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,285,291
10San Diego $896,424

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 16.93 percent compared to last year to $35.34 million.
  • Eagle Pass fell 36.15 percent compared to last year to $20.43 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 2.66 percent compared to last year to $18.17 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 21.48 percent compared to last year to $18.04 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.37 percent compared to last year to $11.86 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 decreased $4.5 million, 6.89 percent, (35.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.42 million, 4.2 percent, (19.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $5.01 million, 21.46 percent, (10.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $3.3 million, 23.35 percent, (10.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $2.5 million, 32.15 percent, (6.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.85 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 $139.19 million of the $170.06 million total.

All totaled, 61.06 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 $103.83 million of the $170.06 million total