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

Exports: Collectors items of historic or botanic interest

Collectors items of historic or botanic interest, the No. 541 export by value totaled $29.86 million for the month of August, $156.87 million through August of 2019, and $269.21 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
1Hong Kong$36.32 M
2United Kingdom$28.41 M
3Germany$15.71 M
4Switzerland$14.27 M
5France$9.68 M
6Japan$9.03 M
7Canada$4.88 M
8Belgium$4.45 M
9United Arab Emirates$3.66 M
10South Africa$3.14 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $156.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $51,870,017
2Los Angeles International Airport $30,775,776
3Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $19,116,701
4Port of Newark $8,778,040
5Louisville, International Airport, Ky. $6,430,732
6Mail Shipments $5,264,060
7Port of New Orleans $4,081,063
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,936,542
9Philadelphia International Airport $2,751,746
10Port of Los Angeles $2,520,215

U.S. exports of Collectors items of historic or botanic interest decreased 28.44 percent through August to $156.87 million

U.S. exports of Collectors items of historic or botanic interest decreased 28.44 percent from $219.22 million to $156.87 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 541 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 472 for the last full year with a total value of $269.21 million, a $105.69 million, 64.63 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 France. 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 Louisville, International Airport, Ky..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Switzerland 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 Louisville, International Airport, Ky. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Hong Kong $36,319,184
2United Kingdom $28,409,045
3Germany $15,710,779
4Switzerland $14,268,204
5France $9,678,021
6Japan $9,030,045
7Canada $4,876,081
8Belgium $4,448,926
9United Arab Emirates $3,659,349
10South Africa $3,142,496

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $58,757,097
2Los Angeles $22,636,890
3Cleveland $13,919,981
4New Orleans $2,319,167
5Anchorage $1,803,056
6Detroit $1,785,998
7San Francisco $1,242,843
8Miami $1,222,125
9Mail Shipments $1,046,478
10Philadelphia $1,037,874

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 fell 50.85 percent compared to last year to $51.87 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 29.55 percent compared to last year to $30.78 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 3.54 percent compared to last year to $19.12 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 953.63 percent compared to last year to $8.78 million.
  • Louisville, International Airport, Ky. fell 10.69 percent compared to last year to $6.43 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 Hong Kong decreased $13.81 million, 27.56 percent, (23.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $3.83 million, 15.59 percent, (18.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $55.95 million, 78.08 percent, (10.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Switzerland increased $3.17 million, 28.59 percent, (9.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $4.08 million, 72.74 percent, (6.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.54 percent of all these Collectors items of historic or botanic interest exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $104.39 million of the $156.87 million total.

All totaled, 74.57 percent of all these Collectors items of historic or botanic interest exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $116.97 million of the $156.87 million total