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

Exports: Antiques

Antiques, the No. 300 export by value totaled $7.78 million for the month of May, $270.72 million through May of 2020, and $893.37 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1United Kingdom$78.47 M
2Switzerland$30.94 M
3France$29.06 M
4Austria$29 M
5The Netherlands$20.7 M
6Hong Kong$16.42 M
7Italy$14.5 M
8Germany$13.2 M
9Belgium$6.89 M
10Denmark$6.33 M
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U.S. exports of Antiques decreased 43.19 percent through May to $270.72 million

U.S. exports of Antiques decreased 43.19 percent from $476.55 million to $270.72 million through the first five 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 300 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 227 for the last full year with a total value of $893.37 million, a $19.27 million, 2.21 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 France, No. 4 Japan 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 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany 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 Int’l Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 39.01 percent compared to last year to $207.51 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 51.67 percent compared to last year to $16.91 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 65.81 percent compared to last year to $14.3 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 78.9 percent compared to last year to $5.77 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 5.68 percent compared to last year to $4.56 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 from No. 1 United Kingdom increased $47.29 million, 15.97 percent, (126.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Hong Kong increased $22.31 million, 13.67 percent, (68.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 France increased $7.15 million, 6.8 percent, (41.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Japan increased $16.45 million, 96.62 percent, (12.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $6.45 million, 17.11 percent, (11.54 percent market share).

All totaled, 79.03 percent of all these Antiques exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $706 million of the $893.37 million total.

All totaled, 91.99 percent of all these Antiques exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $249.04 million of the $270.72 million total