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

Exports: Antiques

Antiques, the No. 219 export by value totaled $99.59 million for the month of February, $195.25 million through February 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$87.51 M
2Hong Kong$18.13 M
3France$16.16 M
4The Netherlands$14.18 M
5Austria$9.5 M
6Italy$8.22 M
7Japan$7.54 M
8Lebanon$6 M
9Switzerland$5.68 M
10Germany$4.23 M
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U.S. exports of Antiques increased 29.81 percent through February to $195.25 million

U.S. exports of Antiques increased 29.81 percent from $150.41 million to $195.25 million through the first two 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 219 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 259 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 February 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 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Boston’s Logan International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Hong Kong. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $87,507,583
2Hong Kong $18,132,909
3France $16,160,689
4The Netherlands $14,182,824
5Austria $9,501,887
6Italy $8,220,018
7Japan $7,538,213
8Lebanon $6,000,000
9Switzerland $5,675,732
10Germany $4,228,686

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 111.15 percent compared to last year to $105.46 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 73.53 percent compared to last year to $26.25 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 39.97 percent compared to last year to $26.12 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 73.2 percent compared to last year to $10.37 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 824.6 percent compared to last year to $8.72 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 $29.75 million, 51.52 percent, (44.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $8.02 million, 79.24 percent, (9.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $3.67 million, 29.37 percent, (8.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $12.1 million, 580.71 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Austria increased $2.1 million, 28.44 percent, (4.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.51 percent of all these Antiques exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $145.49 million of the $195.25 million total.

All totaled, 90.61 percent of all these Antiques exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $176.92 million of the $195.25 million total