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

Exports: Diamonds, not mounted

Diamonds, not mounted, the No. 14 export by value totaled $1.73 billion for the month of March, $5.18 billion through March of 2019, and $20 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1India$1.26 B
2Israel$1.04 B
3Hong Kong$970.3 M
4Belgium$778.23 M
5Switzerland$320.01 M
6United Arab Emirates$229.59 M
7France$153.82 M
8United Kingdom$134.89 M
9Canada$44.87 M
10Thailand$38.27 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.18 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,876,993,243
2Los Angeles International Airport $1,147,038,937
3Port of New Orleans $49,264,239
4Miami International Airport $31,293,121
5Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $23,540,041
6Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $17,827,595
7Port of Newark $6,535,961
8San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $6,223,549
9Port of New York $3,703,065
10Mail Shipments $2,306,973

U.S. exports of Diamonds, not mounted decreased 0.36 percent through March to $5.18 billion

U.S. exports of Diamonds, not mounted decreased 0.36 percent from $5.19 billion to $5.18 billion 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 14 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 14 for the last full year with a total value of $20 billion, a $1 billion, 5.27 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $1,255,375,572
2Israel $1,038,494,341
3Hong Kong $970,304,803
4Belgium $778,234,498
5Switzerland $320,010,294
6United Arab Emirates $229,591,860
7France $153,816,229
8United Kingdom $134,894,365
9Canada $44,866,414
10Thailand $38,270,119

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $4,836,048,973
2Los Angeles $1,297,752,404
3New Orleans $57,639,679
4Cleveland $35,405,442
5Miami $34,608,960
6Anchorage $14,033,496
7Seattle $4,854,397
8Mail Shipments $2,934,896
9San Francisco $2,362,173
10St. Albans, Vt. $866,843

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 0.81 percent compared to last year to $3.88 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 0.52 percent compared to last year to $1.15 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 15.65 percent compared to last year to $49.26 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 5.72 percent compared to last year to $31.29 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 13.29 percent compared to last year to $23.54 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. exports to No. 1 India decreased $52.33 million, 4 percent, (24.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Israel decreased $182.97 million, 14.98 percent, (20.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong increased $27.87 million, 2.96 percent, (18.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $99.39 million, 14.64 percent, (15.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland decreased $171.74 million, 34.92 percent, (6.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.3 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $4.36 billion of the $5.18 billion total.

All totaled, 99.09 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $5.13 billion of the $5.18 billion total