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

Exports: Gold

Gold, the No. 18 export by value totaled $1.22 billion for the month of March, $4.13 billion through March of 2019, and $20.31 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

RankCountryYTD
1United Kingdom$2.85 B
2India$428.96 M
3Switzerland$415.58 M
4Canada$148.2 M
5United Arab Emirates$64.46 M
6Italy$58.58 M
7Australia$41.92 M
8Mexico$34.83 M
9Pakistan$15.25 M
10Germany$11.09 M
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U.S. exports of Gold decreased 31.67 percent through March to $4.13 billion

U.S. exports of Gold decreased 31.67 percent from $6.04 billion to $4.13 billion through the first three 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 18 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 12 for the last full year with a total value of $20.31 billion, a $485.08 million, 2.45 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 India, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $2,847,063,315
2India $428,958,257
3Switzerland $415,584,844
4Canada $148,202,242
5United Arab Emirates $64,459,276
6Italy $58,577,242
7Australia $41,918,381
8Mexico $34,828,347
9Pakistan $15,254,984
10Germany $11,087,837

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $2,623,568,657
2Atlanta/Savannah $1,171,350,869
3Los Angeles $873,376,873
4Great Falls, Mont. $674,011,688
5Miami $412,799,540
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $235,542,517
7Cleveland $47,479,723
8New Orleans $20,666,281
9Anchorage $14,267,198
10Buffalo $7,878,577

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 3681.81 percent compared to last year to $2.21 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 72.91 percent compared to last year to $951.7 million.
  • Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah fell 14.15 percent compared to last year to $435.42 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 82.32 percent compared to last year to $182.15 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 76.78 percent compared to last year to $136.73 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 United Kingdom increased $919.28 million, 47.69 percent, (69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India decreased $4.37 million, 1.01 percent, (10.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Switzerland decreased $991.11 million, 70.46 percent, (10.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $145.37 million, 49.52 percent, (3.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $27.88 million, 30.19 percent, (1.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.62 percent of all these Gold exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $3.9 billion of the $4.13 billion total.

All totaled, 94.92 percent of all these Gold exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $3.92 billion of the $4.13 billion total