Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Misc. leather products

Misc. leather products, the No. 590 export by value totaled $14.94 million for the month of December, $200.29 million in 2019, and $185.19 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$90.32 M
2Canada$19.67 M
3India$15.04 M
4Hong Kong$12.54 M
5Hungary$9.47 M
6China$7.36 M
7Vietnam$6.42 M
8United Kingdom$5.81 M
9Italy$5.43 M
10Dominican Republic$2.94 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. leather products increased 8.15 percent through December 2019 to $200.29 million

U.S. exports of Misc. leather products increased 8.15 percent from $185.19 million to $200.29 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 590 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 609 for the last full year with a total value of $185.19 million, a $13.41 million, 6.75 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Hungary. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $90,315,920
2Canada $19,672,970
3India $15,039,374
4Hong Kong $12,536,611
5Hungary $9,465,875
6China $7,363,072
7Vietnam $6,419,792
8United Kingdom $5,805,033
9Italy $5,425,357
10Dominican Republic $2,943,796

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $15,153,722
2Laredo $8,745,421
3New York City $6,802,566
4Los Angeles $4,043,637
5New Orleans $2,821,113
6San Diego $2,752,519
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,828,435
8Buffalo $1,623,678
9Cleveland $1,577,243
10Miami $1,561,752

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 9.7 percent compared to last year to $50.26 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 10.41 percent compared to last year to $16.37 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 25.9 percent compared to last year to $11.43 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 21.83 percent compared to last year to $10.16 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 2599.31 percent compared to last year to $9.61 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 increased $3.87 million, 4.48 percent, (45.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.36 million, 10.71 percent, (9.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $2.93 million, 24.23 percent, (7.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong increased $6.02 million, 92.45 percent, (6.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hungary increased $9.36 million, 8741.65 percent, (4.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.41 percent of all these Misc. leather products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $147.03 million of the $200.29 million total.

All totaled, 48.84 percent of all these Misc. leather products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $97.82 million of the $200.29 million total