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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Raw animal hides, skins

Raw animal hides, skins, the No. 603 export by value totaled $15.09 million for the month of October, $158.16 million through October of 2018, and $171.42 million for all of 2017, 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
1France$35.88 M
2Italy$34.48 M
3Singapore$24.56 M
4Thailand$16.59 M
5Mexico$13.45 M
6Germany$12.9 M
7China$8.69 M
8Cambodia$2.53 M
9Hong Kong$2.32 M
10Taiwan$1.66 M
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U.S. exports of Raw animal hides, skins increased 10.27 percent through October to $158.16 million

U.S. exports of Raw animal hides, skins increased 10.27 percent from $143.43 million to $158.16 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 603 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 618 for the last full year with a total value of $171.42 million, a $3.46 million, 1.98 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 France, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $35,883,705
2Italy $34,481,346
3Singapore $24,557,839
4Thailand $16,585,063
5Mexico $13,449,442
6Germany $12,901,920
7China $8,693,113
8Cambodia $2,532,906
9Hong Kong $2,316,349
10Taiwan $1,660,966

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Dallas $4,281,821
2New Orleans $3,200,170
3Laredo $2,770,990
4Pembina, N.D. $1,945,792
5New York City $1,720,891
6Miami $1,550,439
7Los Angeles $1,332,357
8San Francisco $1,330,488
9Duluth, Minn. $1,284,157
10Seattle $1,144,932

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 82.46 percent compared to last year to $61.99 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 19.38 percent compared to last year to $14.96 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 26.38 percent compared to last year to $11.36 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 10.79 percent compared to last year to $9.96 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 59.15 percent compared to last year to $7.68 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 France increased $11.44 million, 46.83 percent, (22.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy increased $4.38 million, 14.53 percent, (21.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore increased $113,038, 0.46 percent, (15.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Thailand increased $776,284, 4.91 percent, (10.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $765,185, 5.38 percent, (8.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.01 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $124.96 million of the $158.16 million total.

All totaled, 66.99 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $105.95 million of the $158.16 million total