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

Exports: Collectors items of historic or botanic interest

Collectors items of historic or botanic interest, the No. 524 export by value totaled $16.57 million for the month of June, $107.48 million through June of 2020, and $228.6 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$19.78 M
2Germany$16.32 M
3Switzerland$11.38 M
4Japan$10.33 M
5Hong Kong$6.58 M
6Canada$5.64 M
7Italy$4.17 M
8The Netherlands$4.04 M
9Belgium$4.01 M
10Austria$3.11 M
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U.S. exports of Collectors items of historic or botanic interest decreased 7.27 percent through June to $107.48 million

U.S. exports of Collectors items of historic or botanic interest decreased 7.27 percent from $115.91 million to $107.48 million through the first six 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 524 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 552 for the last full year with a total value of $228.6 million, a $40.61 million, 15.09 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Louisville, International Airport, Ky. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 5.55 percent compared to last year to $40.66 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 44.16 percent compared to last year to $10.63 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 28.09 percent compared to last year to $10.01 million.
  • Louisville, International Airport, Ky. rose 32.76 percent compared to last year to $6.21 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 90.51 percent compared to last year to $6.07 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 $407,955, 2.11 percent, (18.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Germany increased $5.35 million, 48.72 percent, (15.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Switzerland decreased $179,925, 1.56 percent, (10.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Japan increased $2.19 million, 26.87 percent, (9.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Hong Kong decreased $18.13 million, 73.37 percent, (6.12 percent market share).

All totaled, 59.91 percent of all these Collectors items of historic or botanic interest exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $64.39 million of the $107.48 million total.

All totaled, 68.45 percent of all these Collectors items of historic or botanic interest exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $73.57 million of the $107.48 million total