Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Diamonds, not mounted

Diamonds, not mounted, the No. 15 export by value totaled $1.06 billion for the month of December, $17.74 billion in 2019, and $20 billion 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

RankCountry2019
1India$4.37 B
2Israel$4.09 B
3Hong Kong$2.89 B
4Belgium$2.44 B
5Switzerland$1.21 B
6United Arab Emirates$665.12 M
7United Kingdom$558.82 M
8France$293.48 M
9Canada$198.62 M
10Thailand$150.12 M
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U.S. exports of Diamonds, not mounted decreased 11.30 percent through December 2019 to $17.74 billion

U.S. exports of Diamonds, not mounted decreased 11.30 percent from $20 billion to $17.74 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 15 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 15 for the last full year with a total value of $20 billion, a $1 billion, 5.27 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $4,371,999,076
2Israel $4,091,194,500
3Hong Kong $2,886,859,639
4Belgium $2,435,707,648
5Switzerland $1,211,938,904
6United Arab Emirates $665,115,479
7United Kingdom $558,819,884
8France $293,480,919
9Canada $198,619,923
10Thailand $150,120,797

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $4,836,048,973
2Los Angeles $1,297,752,404
3New Orleans $57,639,679
4Cleveland $35,405,442
5Miami $34,608,960
6Anchorage $14,033,496
7Seattle $4,854,397
8Mail Shipments $2,934,896
9San Francisco $2,362,173
10St. Albans, Vt. $866,843

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 11.77 percent compared to last year to $12.92 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 9.95 percent compared to last year to $4.32 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 27.47 percent compared to last year to $173.77 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 3.94 percent compared to last year to $106.31 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 7.11 percent compared to last year to $65.28 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 decreased $872.75 million, 16.64 percent, (24.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Israel decreased $636.19 million, 13.46 percent, (23.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $332.08 million, 10.32 percent, (16.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $555.9 million, 18.58 percent, (13.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland decreased $79.13 million, 6.13 percent, (6.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.56 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $15 billion of the $17.74 billion total.

All totaled, 99.15 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $17.58 billion of the $17.74 billion total