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

Exports: Cow or horse leather

Cow or horse leather, the No. 343 export by value totaled $49.68 million for the month of August, $382.41 million through August of 2019, and $691.52 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
1Italy$90.59 M
2Vietnam$81.29 M
3China$77.33 M
4Mexico$74.62 M
5Thailand$18.52 M
6Taiwan$13.99 M
7Hong Kong$6.5 M
8Brazil$4.17 M
9Cambodia$3.91 M
10Poland$2.18 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $382.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $84,245,226
2Port of Los Angeles $77,229,379
3Port Laredo $73,228,732
4Port of New York $42,337,328
5Port of Virginia $23,062,272
6Port of Houston $19,728,507
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $17,469,361
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $10,164,769
9Port of Newark $9,384,844
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,690,992

U.S. exports of Cow or horse leather decreased 19.70 percent through August to $382.41 million

U.S. exports of Cow or horse leather decreased 19.70 percent from $476.2 million to $382.41 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 343 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 311 for the last full year with a total value of $691.52 million, a $82.05 million, 10.61 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $90,594,568
2Vietnam $81,288,490
3China $77,330,176
4Mexico $74,617,496
5Thailand $18,520,699
6Taiwan $13,994,666
7Hong Kong $6,499,839
8Brazil $4,165,714
9Cambodia $3,912,129
10Poland $2,184,000

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $85,994,007
2Laredo $40,966,112
3New York City $26,999,296
4Houston $21,599,821
5Norfolk $11,973,439
6Seattle $8,985,153
7Pembina, N.D. $3,186,254
8Buffalo $2,915,236
9San Francisco $1,662,826
10Miami $1,174,631

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:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 12.83 percent compared to last year to $84.25 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 42.66 percent compared to last year to $77.23 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 8.99 percent compared to last year to $73.23 million.
  • Port of New York fell 11.5 percent compared to last year to $42.34 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 37.39 percent compared to last year to $23.06 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 Italy decreased $26.64 million, 22.72 percent, (23.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Vietnam increased $7.48 million, 10.14 percent, (21.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $46.61 million, 37.6 percent, (20.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $8.76 million, 10.51 percent, (19.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Thailand decreased $3.36 million, 15.38 percent, (4.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.53 percent of all these Cow or horse leather exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $342.35 million of the $382.41 million total.

All totaled, 78.48 percent of all these Cow or horse leather exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $300.1 million of the $382.41 million total