Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Horses, other living equine animals

Horses, other living equine animals, the No. 428 export by value totaled $72.72 million for the month of December, $377.21 million in 2019, and $517.04 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

RankCountry2019
1Japan$69.55 M
2Canada$51.73 M
3Mexico$48.44 M
4United Kingdom$46.91 M
5New Zealand$31.71 M
6United Arab Emirates$23.55 M
7Ireland$20.74 M
8South Korea$17 M
9France$13.76 M
10Chile$7.67 M
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U.S. exports of Horses, other living equine animals decreased 27.04 percent through December 2019 to $377.21 million

U.S. exports of Horses, other living equine animals decreased 27.04 percent from $517.04 million to $377.21 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 428 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 372 for the last full year with a total value of $517.04 million, a $62.9 million, 13.85 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Huntsville International Airport, Ala., No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Louisville, International Airport, Ky., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Huntsville International Airport, Ala., No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $69,547,243
2Canada $51,728,592
3Mexico $48,439,261
4United Kingdom $46,911,390
5New Zealand $31,712,445
6United Arab Emirates $23,545,582
7Ireland $20,740,237
8South Korea $17,000,724
9France $13,762,738
10Chile $7,672,258

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $92,133,670
2Chicago $74,966,365
3El Paso $9,201,981
4Los Angeles $8,774,723
5Mobile $8,066,002
6Buffalo $7,446,317
7Laredo $6,600,436
8Miami $4,991,309
9New York City $2,931,219
10Detroit $2,820,205

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 9.59 percent compared to last year to $144.71 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 66.38 percent compared to last year to $30.04 million.
  • Huntsville International Airport, Ala. fell 24.91 percent compared to last year to $27.85 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 24.16 percent compared to last year to $27.7 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 1.88 percent compared to last year to $20.17 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 Japan increased $16.54 million, 31.22 percent, (18.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $9.75 million, 15.86 percent, (13.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $5.54 million, 10.26 percent, (12.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $121.8 million, 72.19 percent, (12.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 New Zealand increased $14.53 million, 84.59 percent, (8.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.83 percent of all these Horses, other living equine animals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $248.34 million of the $377.21 million total.

All totaled, 66.4 percent of all these Horses, other living equine animals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $250.48 million of the $377.21 million total