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

Exports: Diamonds, not mounted

Diamonds, not mounted, the No. 15 export by value totaled $1.3 billion for the month of December, $20 billion through December of 2018, and $19 billion 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
1India$5.24 B
2Israel$4.73 B
3Hong Kong$3.22 B
4Belgium$2.99 B
5Switzerland$1.29 B
6United Arab Emirates$773.94 M
7United Kingdom$373.67 M
8Canada$199.94 M
9France$147.02 M
10Thailand$135.8 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $14,639,472,248
2Los Angeles International Airport $4,800,631,651
3Port of New Orleans $239,574,730
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $110,674,657
5Miami International Airport $60,944,627
6Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $46,953,574
7Port of Newark $40,651,420
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $16,035,763
9Port of New York $6,819,354
10Mail Shipments $6,649,983

U.S. exports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 5.27 percent through December to $20 billion

U.S. exports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 5.27 percent from $19 billion to $20 billion in 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 15 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 16 for the last full year with a total value of $19 billion, a $505.52 million, 2.59 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 India, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $5,244,747,086
2Israel $4,727,382,220
3Hong Kong $3,218,942,216
4Belgium $2,991,610,140
5Switzerland $1,291,067,881
6United Arab Emirates $773,938,798
7United Kingdom $373,667,445
8Canada $199,938,029
9France $147,023,106
10Thailand $135,804,949

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $7,331,537,110
2LOS ANGELES, CA $1,946,933,878
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $80,049,720
4MIAMI, FL $60,814,864
5CLEVELAND, OH $46,977,610
6ANCHORAGE, AK $20,556,830
7SEATTLE, WA $6,615,874
8MAIL SHIPMENTS $4,268,252
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $4,008,500
10PHILADELPHIA, PA $1,199,012

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 6.51 percent compared to last year to $14.64 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 1.11 percent compared to last year to $4.8 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 46.56 percent compared to last year to $239.57 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 5.02 percent compared to last year to $110.67 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 19.16 percent compared to last year to $60.94 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 India increased $1.06 billion, 25.37 percent, (26.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Israel decreased $149.29 million, 3.06 percent, (23.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $181.88 million, 5.35 percent, (16.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $297.19 million, 11.03 percent, (14.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland decreased $126.52 million, 8.92 percent, (6.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.39 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $17.47 billion of the $20 billion total.

All totaled, 99.28 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $19.85 billion of the $20 billion total