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USGNN Original StoryTempered Glass Imports and Exports Remain Strong, says Census Bureau

The U.S. Bureau of the Census has released import-export values for tempered safety glass.

While imports from Canada were slightly less in June compared to May, the country remains the highest ranked of those from which the United States imported tempered safety glass. Imports from Peru grew from $20,621 in May to $52,658 in June, while Mexican imports dropped from a value of $84,098 in May to $5,908 in June.

In terms of exports, Canada remains the highest exporter, bringing in nearly $3 million in tempered safety glass. Germany follows, bringing in more than $2.5 million in June.


Value of Major Imports for Tempered Safety Glass, Not for Vehicular Use

Country
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
Canada
2,899,448
2,962,971
2,801,409
2,486,197
2,151,509
China
1,837,745
2,398,382
2,333,807
1,897,144
1,884,633
Japan
114,268
211,297
147,778
119,958
62,001
United Kingdom
180,085
606,593
487,455
438,695
182,425
Germany
103,379
121,098
143,495
193,371
207,661
Italy
101,741
164,611
48,821
48,887
64,238
Taiwan
63,415
70,015
46,764
44,334
97,062
France
54,165
49,196
86,789
53,050
234,609
Peru
52,658
20,621
12,582
11,036
79,722
Turkey
29,414
21,533
56,281
92,862
44,203
Egypt
24,154
27,172
N/A
20,380
11,039
Finland
13,020
3,539
38,612
39,506
31,319
Mexico
5,908
84,098
52,168
59,407
94,287

Value of Major Exports for Tempered Safety Glass, Not for Vehicular Use

Country
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
Canada
2,967,555
3,776,761
3,053,337
2,832,786
2,916,210
Federal Republic of Germany
2,509,119
1,938,258
2,160,864
2,222,761
2,598,812
Mexico
1,570,903
1,123,014
1,719,206
1,147,813
1,400,372
France
729,836
391,420
1,284,901
298,883
566,908
Denmark
583,185
1,994,121
148,463
69,373
190,909
Hungary
145,752
215,854
92,242
88,206
68,200
Spain
119,974
160,520
164,248
165,984
376,808
Belgium
21,088
453,375
492,156
473,479
226,743
Brazil
19,210
28,409
34,667
36,366
51,758

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