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

Exports: Raw animal hides, skins

Raw animal hides, skins, the No. 602 export by value totaled $12.84 million for the month of December, $187.74 million through December 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$46.4 M
2Italy$40.57 M
3Singapore$27.98 M
4Thailand$18.69 M
5Germany$17.21 M
6Mexico$15.11 M
7China$8.77 M
8Cambodia$2.56 M
9Hong Kong$2.32 M
10Taiwan$2.21 M
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U.S. exports of Raw animal hides, skins increased 9.52 percent through December to $187.74 million

U.S. exports of Raw animal hides, skins increased 9.52 percent from $171.42 million to $187.74 million in 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 602 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 620 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Germany. 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $46,397,659
2Italy $40,565,011
3Singapore $27,980,718
4Thailand $18,694,352
5Germany $17,214,921
6Mexico $15,106,653
7China $8,772,755
8Cambodia $2,555,862
9Hong Kong $2,316,349
10Taiwan $2,211,128

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $17,396,988
2NEW ORLEANS, LA $10,370,590
3LAREDO, TX $6,771,774
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $6,112,238
5PEMBINA, ND $5,278,880
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $5,209,872
7MIAMI, FL $4,514,596
8SEATTLE, WA $3,013,776
9LOS ANGELES, CA $2,876,686
10DULUTH, MN $2,682,098

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 72.56 percent compared to last year to $72.77 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 3.12 percent compared to last year to $16.16 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 16.75 percent compared to last year to $13.88 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 13.59 percent compared to last year to $11.9 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 57.85 percent compared to last year to $10.96 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 $17.83 million, 62.44 percent, (24.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy increased $4.14 million, 11.36 percent, (21.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore decreased $1.26 million, 4.29 percent, (14.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Thailand decreased $1.21 million, 6.06 percent, (9.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $4.11 million, 31.33 percent, (9.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.35 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $150.85 million of the $187.74 million total.

All totaled, 66.93 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $125.66 million of the $187.74 million total