Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Raw animal hides, skins

Raw animal hides, skins, the No. 609 export by value totaled $11.37 million for the month of February, $26.82 million through February of 2020, and $165.4 million for all of 2019, 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$9.52 M
2Germany$4.35 M
3Singapore$3.81 M
4Thailand$2.89 M
5China$2 M
6Italy$1.58 M
7Mexico$1.09 M
8Taiwan$337,280
9United Kingdom$302,750
10Pakistan$291,517
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $26.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $13,307,852
2Houston Int’l Airport $4,323,738
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,490,685
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,159,392
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,080,405
6Port Laredo $554,160
7Eagle Pass $533,168
8Port of New York $490,282
9Miami Int’l Airport $393,013
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $381,120

U.S. exports of Raw animal hides, skins decreased 16.62 percent through February to $26.82 million

U.S. exports of Raw animal hides, skins decreased 16.62 percent from $32.17 million to $26.82 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 609 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 585 for the last full year with a total value of $165.4 million, a $22.34 million, 11.90 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 2 Houston Int’l Airport, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Houston Int’l Airport, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $9,523,440
2Germany $4,353,063
3Singapore $3,811,682
4Thailand $2,892,966
5China $1,999,676
6Italy $1,583,082
7Mexico $1,087,328
8Taiwan $337,280
9United Kingdom $302,750
10Pakistan $291,517

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW ORLEANS, LA $7,939,488
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $6,191,170
3DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $5,282,918
4MIAMI, FL $2,733,988
5SEATTLE, WA $1,689,930
6PEMBINA, ND $1,269,882
7SAVANNAH, GA $1,217,570
8LAREDO, TX $780,678
9LOS ANGELES, CA $684,366
10BOSTON, MA $359,848

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 0.95 percent compared to last year to $13.31 million.
  • Houston Int’l Airport totaled $4.32 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 513.66 percent compared to last year to $2.49 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 60.16 percent compared to last year to $1.16 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 54.84 percent compared to last year to $1.08 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 decreased $1.66 million, 14.85 percent, (35.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $2.13 million, 95.98 percent, (16.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore increased $188,733, 5.21 percent, (14.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Thailand increased $394,272, 15.78 percent, (10.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $365,194, 22.34 percent, (7.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.18 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $22.58 million of the $26.82 million total.

All totaled, 83.37 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $22.36 million of the $26.82 million total