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

Exports: Diamonds, not mounted

Diamonds, not mounted, the No. 15 export by value totaled $1.67 billion for the month of October, $17.16 billion through October of 2018, and $19 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1India$4.59 B
2Israel$3.88 B
3Hong Kong$2.88 B
4Belgium$2.6 B
5Switzerland$1.15 B
6United Arab Emirates$566.67 M
7United Kingdom$332.03 M
8Canada$167.7 M
9France$121.42 M
10Mexico$116.59 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $17.16 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,408,266,069
2Los Angeles International Airport $4,276,261,854
3Port of New Orleans $209,701,623
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $92,829,437
5Miami International Airport $52,735,218
6Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $39,168,383
7Port of Newark $33,687,496
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $13,129,104
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $5,435,955
10Port of New York $4,795,724

U.S. exports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 8.28 percent through October to $17.16 billion

U.S. exports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 8.28 percent from $15.85 billion to $17.16 billion 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 15 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 15 for the last full year with a total value of $19 billion, a $505.52 million, 2.59 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 India, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $4,594,544,748
2Israel $3,881,986,345
3Hong Kong $2,878,310,505
4Belgium $2,602,278,905
5Switzerland $1,149,575,917
6United Arab Emirates $566,667,770
7United Kingdom $332,029,752
8Canada $167,695,568
9France $121,417,116
10Mexico $116,592,406

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $2,595,855,240
2Los Angeles $773,382,607
3New Orleans $27,766,572
4Miami $26,180,525
5Cleveland $16,895,762
6Anchorage $6,248,305
7Seattle $1,780,914
8San Francisco $1,684,984
9Mail Shipments $1,053,439
10Philadelphia $440,696

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 10.94 percent compared to last year to $12.41 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 0.67 percent compared to last year to $4.28 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 55.91 percent compared to last year to $209.7 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 1.23 percent compared to last year to $92.83 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 18.64 percent compared to last year to $52.74 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. exports to No. 1 India increased $985.92 million, 27.32 percent, (26.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Israel decreased $32.31 million, 0.83 percent, (22.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $88.61 million, 2.99 percent, (16.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $371.36 million, 16.65 percent, (15.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland decreased $17.39 million, 1.49 percent, (6.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.05 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $15.11 billion of the $17.16 billion total.

All totaled, 99.32 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $17.04 billion of the $17.16 billion total