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

Exports: Raw hides, skins of cows, horses

Raw hides, skins of cows, horses, the No. 234 export by value totaled $79.13 million for the month of October, $949.64 million through October of 2018, and $1.49 billion 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
1China$494.12 M
2South Korea$162.36 M
3Mexico$103.89 M
4Thailand$92.96 M
5Taiwan$21.19 M
6Japan$13.17 M
7Italy$11.33 M
8Brazil$9.83 M
9Indonesia$9.37 M
10Slovenia$4.58 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $949.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $265,610,087
2Port of Los Angeles $246,307,209
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $95,581,854
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $89,765,058
5Port Laredo $81,584,086
6Port of Boston $28,499,656
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $27,423,150
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $26,946,765
9Port of New York $26,930,857
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $19,392,836

U.S. exports of Raw hides, skins of cows, horses decreased 24.11 percent through October to $949.64 million

U.S. exports of Raw hides, skins of cows, horses decreased 24.11 percent from $1.25 billion to $949.64 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 234 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 181 for the last full year with a total value of $1.49 billion, a $49.59 million, 3.43 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $494,122,647
2South Korea $162,357,905
3Mexico $103,888,992
4Thailand $92,957,682
5Taiwan $21,193,973
6Japan $13,169,339
7Italy $11,334,029
8Brazil $9,829,766
9Indonesia $9,367,862
10Slovenia $4,577,960

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $117,808,798
2Seattle $27,787,554
3San Francisco $20,157,381
4Laredo $19,104,053
5Boston $7,309,687
6Pembina, N.D. $6,967,057
7New York City $5,029,355
8Atlanta/Savannah $2,481,225
9Norfolk $987,712
10Buffalo $519,782

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:

  • Port of Long Beach fell 23.23 percent compared to last year to $265.61 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 36.64 percent compared to last year to $246.31 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 8.57 percent compared to last year to $95.58 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 28.38 percent compared to last year to $89.77 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 0.37 percent compared to last year to $81.58 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 China decreased $226.67 million, 31.45 percent, (52.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $52.26 million, 24.35 percent, (17.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $2.1 million, 1.98 percent, (10.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Thailand increased $1.77 million, 1.94 percent, (9.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $15.54 million, 42.3 percent, (2.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.09 percent of all these Raw hides, skins of cows, horses exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $874.52 million of the $949.64 million total.

All totaled, 82.02 percent of all these Raw hides, skins of cows, horses exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $778.85 million of the $949.64 million total