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

Exports: Antiques

Antiques, the No. 253 export by value totaled $39.37 million for the month of August, $648.18 million through August of 2019, and $874.1 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1United Kingdom$266.66 M
2Hong Kong$125.81 M
3France$75.2 M
4The Netherlands$25.58 M
5Switzerland$23.98 M
6Japan$23.27 M
7Italy$16.67 M
8Austria$16.28 M
9Canada$9.27 M
10Germany$7.94 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $648.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $446,482,441
2Los Angeles International Airport $63,048,790
3Port of Newark $52,872,050
4Boston’s Logan International Airport $11,902,602
5Miami International Airport $11,346,307
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $8,358,458
7Port of New Orleans $6,557,338
8Port of New York $6,530,062
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,787,279
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,469,802

U.S. exports of Antiques increased 22.89 percent through August to $648.18 million

U.S. exports of Antiques increased 22.89 percent from $527.44 million to $648.18 million through the first eight 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 253 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 293 for the last full year with a total value of $874.1 million, a $150.45 million, 20.79 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 France, No. 4 The Netherlands 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 Newark, No. 4 Boston’s Logan International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 France, No. 4 Australia 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 Newark, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $266,663,004
2Hong Kong $125,814,493
3France $75,200,280
4The Netherlands $25,578,237
5Switzerland $23,978,665
6Japan $23,266,553
7Italy $16,666,424
8Austria $16,278,339
9Canada $9,268,382
10Germany $7,942,543

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $215,023,602
2Los Angeles $43,999,083
3Boston $16,153,207
4Washington, D.C. $12,749,375
5Miami $6,707,995
6Atlanta/Savannah $6,113,644
7Cleveland $5,756,383
8Philadelphia $4,858,974
9New Orleans $3,842,741
10San Francisco $2,355,876

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 46.84 percent compared to last year to $446.48 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 1.95 percent compared to last year to $63.05 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 31.17 percent compared to last year to $52.87 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 354.16 percent compared to last year to $11.9 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 76.26 percent compared to last year to $11.35 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 United Kingdom increased $67.47 million, 33.87 percent, (41.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $45.73 million, 57.09 percent, (19.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $17.31 million, 29.91 percent, (11.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $17.16 million, 203.78 percent, (3.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland decreased $1.96 million, 7.55 percent, (3.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.8 percent of all these Antiques exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $517.23 million of the $648.18 million total.

All totaled, 90.35 percent of all these Antiques exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $585.65 million of the $648.18 million total