Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Misc. leather articles

Misc. leather articles, the No. 656 export by value totaled $10.75 million for the month of December, $139.84 million in 2019, and $162.22 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
1Mexico$101.79 M
2Canada$11.65 M
3Costa Rica$4.64 M
4Brazil$3.87 M
5Dominican Republic$2.52 M
6Hong Kong$1.19 M
7Philippines$1.18 M
8Vietnam$1.16 M
9Taiwan$831,973
10Japan$790,416
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U.S. exports of Misc. leather articles decreased 13.80 percent through December 2019 to $139.84 million

U.S. exports of Misc. leather articles decreased 13.80 percent from $162.22 million to $139.84 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 656 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 635 for the last full year with a total value of $162.22 million, a $25.6 million, 18.74 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Costa Rica, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $101,793,167
2Canada $11,650,279
3Costa Rica $4,641,183
4Brazil $3,873,751
5Dominican Republic $2,522,000
6Hong Kong $1,189,815
7Philippines $1,184,898
8Vietnam $1,155,704
9Taiwan $831,973
10Japan $790,416

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $32,184,909
2Miami $3,735,161
3El Paso $3,228,088
4Los Angeles $2,848,391
5Detroit $2,160,246
6New York City $1,816,153
7Low Value Shipments $1,290,567
8Chicago $621,983
9New Orleans $527,943
10Cleveland $395,499

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas fell 6.78 percent compared to last year to $81.55 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 51.91 percent compared to last year to $6.88 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 41.32 percent compared to last year to $6.39 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 96.34 percent compared to last year to $5.38 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 40.3 percent compared to last year to $4.25 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 Mexico decreased $19.41 million, 16.01 percent, (72.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.15 million, 8.95 percent, (8.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Costa Rica increased $3.99 million, 617.82 percent, (3.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $998,875, 34.74 percent, (2.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic increased $933,661, 58.78 percent, (1.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.02 percent of all these Misc. leather articles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $124.48 million of the $139.84 million total.

All totaled, 74.69 percent of all these Misc. leather articles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $104.45 million of the $139.84 million total