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

Exports: Cow or horse leather

Cow or horse leather, the No. 310 export by value totaled $53.85 million for the month of October, $591.26 million through October of 2018, and $773.56 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
1China$155.42 M
2Italy$146.71 M
3Mexico$107.3 M
4Vietnam$89.34 M
5Thailand$24.25 M
6Taiwan$16.19 M
7Dominican Republic$15.45 M
8Hong Kong$11.88 M
9South Korea$4.79 M
10Cambodia$3.87 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $591.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $158,150,970
2Port Laredo $100,648,910
3Port of Long Beach $96,983,245
4Port of New York $62,897,018
5Port of Virginia $47,848,099
6Port of Houston $43,876,326
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $25,480,517
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $10,089,203
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $8,891,133
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $8,252,160

U.S. exports of Cow or horse leather decreased 10.77 percent through October to $591.26 million

U.S. exports of Cow or horse leather decreased 10.77 percent from $662.65 million to $591.26 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 310 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 288 for the last full year with a total value of $773.56 million, a $71.63 million, 8.47 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $155,424,849
2Italy $146,707,750
3Mexico $107,300,428
4Vietnam $89,337,754
5Thailand $24,253,236
6Taiwan $16,189,016
7Dominican Republic $15,445,846
8Hong Kong $11,884,701
9South Korea $4,793,137
10Cambodia $3,872,553

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $50,346,927
2Laredo $22,654,901
3Houston $11,712,428
4New York City $11,708,015
5Seattle $4,662,205
6Norfolk $2,210,784
7Buffalo $1,875,933
8Miami $893,577
9Pembina, N.D. $812,417
10San Francisco $445,530

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.1 percent compared to last year to $158.15 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 8.34 percent compared to last year to $100.65 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 15.94 percent compared to last year to $96.98 million.
  • Port of New York rose 34.58 percent compared to last year to $62.9 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 27.6 percent compared to last year to $47.85 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 China decreased $30.68 million, 16.48 percent, (26.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy decreased $41.32 million, 21.97 percent, (24.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $5.32 million, 4.72 percent, (18.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Vietnam decreased $754,945, 0.84 percent, (15.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Thailand increased $8.54 million, 54.35 percent, (4.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.46 percent of all these Cow or horse leather exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $523.02 million of the $591.26 million total.

All totaled, 78.9 percent of all these Cow or horse leather exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $466.53 million of the $591.26 million total