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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Raw hides, skins of cows, horses

Raw hides, skins of cows, horses, the No. 271 export by value totaled $74.96 million for the month of March, $217.83 million through March of 2019, and $1.1 billion 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

RankCountryYTD
1China$120.62 M
2South Korea$37.11 M
3Mexico$24.78 M
4Thailand$14.27 M
5Taiwan$5.17 M
6Italy$3.25 M
7Japan$2.31 M
8The Netherlands$1.65 M
9Indonesia$1.53 M
10Brazil$1.24 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $217.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $70,048,500
2Port of Long Beach $42,282,208
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $24,298,724
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $21,677,943
5Port Laredo $21,188,968
6Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $7,101,004
7Port of New York $6,850,992
8Port of Boston $6,185,479
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,525,526
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $3,253,278

U.S. exports of Raw hides, skins of cows, horses decreased 31.08 percent through March to $217.83 million

U.S. exports of Raw hides, skins of cows, horses decreased 31.08 percent from $316.07 million to $217.83 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 271 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 215 for the last full year with a total value of $1.1 billion, a $390 million, 26.09 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, 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 Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $120,616,403
2South Korea $37,113,703
3Mexico $24,778,495
4Thailand $14,269,864
5Taiwan $5,168,792
6Italy $3,253,897
7Japan $2,308,896
8The Netherlands $1,652,465
9Indonesia $1,531,155
10Brazil $1,241,823

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $202,718,878
2Seattle $45,394,772
3San Francisco $36,632,955
4Laredo $34,944,221
5Pembina, N.D. $12,455,708
6Boston $11,528,592
7New York City $11,431,936
8Atlanta/Savannah $3,725,001
9Norfolk $1,640,047
10Chicago $1,143,426

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.27 percent compared to last year to $70.05 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 55.67 percent compared to last year to $42.28 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 22.43 percent compared to last year to $24.3 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 33.64 percent compared to last year to $21.68 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 2.44 percent compared to last year to $21.19 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 $66.18 million, 35.43 percent, (55.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $13.88 million, 27.22 percent, (17.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $2.54 million, 9.31 percent, (11.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Thailand decreased $10.58 million, 42.58 percent, (6.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $1.79 million, 25.74 percent, (2.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.71 percent of all these Raw hides, skins of cows, horses exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $201.95 million of the $217.83 million total.

All totaled, 82.4 percent of all these Raw hides, skins of cows, horses exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $179.5 million of the $217.83 million total