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

Exports: Antiques

Antiques, the No. 287 export by value totaled $53.19 million for the month of October, $697.08 million through October of 2018, and $723.65 million 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
1United Kingdom$243.6 M
2Hong Kong$150.44 M
3France$87.23 M
4Switzerland$28.53 M
5Australia$27.02 M
6Saudi Arabia$22.36 M
7Italy$21.57 M
8Germany$18.46 M
9Japan$13.77 M
10Austria$13.38 M
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U.S. exports of Antiques increased 6.03 percent through October to $697.08 million

U.S. exports of Antiques increased 6.03 percent from $657.45 million to $697.08 million 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 287 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 290 for the last full year with a total value of $723.65 million, a $35.68 million, 4.70 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 France, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 France, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $243,602,157
2Hong Kong $150,438,743
3France $87,230,889
4Switzerland $28,534,657
5Australia $27,024,918
6Saudi Arabia $22,356,223
7Italy $21,574,882
8Germany $18,459,370
9Japan $13,773,536
10Austria $13,383,840

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $67,059,226
2Los Angeles $43,732,561
3Washington, D.C. $12,737,975
4Miami $6,138,654
5Atlanta/Savannah $6,102,216
6Philadelphia $2,472,465
7New Orleans $1,972,854
8Cleveland $1,654,745
9San Francisco $1,579,951
10Buffalo $1,153,708

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 fell 5.9 percent compared to last year to $422.55 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 104.81 percent compared to last year to $80.15 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.54 percent compared to last year to $50.93 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 1878.97 percent compared to last year to $19.02 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 53.37 percent compared to last year to $17.92 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 $19.98 million, 8.94 percent, (34.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $26 million, 20.89 percent, (21.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France decreased $13.36 million, 13.28 percent, (12.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Switzerland increased $6.69 million, 30.62 percent, (4.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $21.15 million, 360.01 percent, (3.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.01 percent of all these Antiques exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $536.83 million of the $697.08 million total.

All totaled, 84.72 percent of all these Antiques exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $590.57 million of the $697.08 million total