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

Exports: Raw hides, skins of cows, horses

Raw hides, skins of cows, horses, the No. 242 export by value totaled $71.44 million for the month of December, $1.1 billion through December 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$585.22 M
2South Korea$191.89 M
3Mexico$120.01 M
4Thailand$97.93 M
5Taiwan$23.57 M
6Japan$15.57 M
7Italy$12.8 M
8Brazil$11.87 M
9Indonesia$10.51 M
10Slovenia$5.44 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.1 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $301,130,329
2Port of Long Beach $295,697,047
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $112,057,428
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $103,150,799
5Port Laredo $95,125,050
6Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $32,904,917
7Port of Boston $32,718,561
8Port of New York $32,464,775
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $31,168,242
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $21,692,040

U.S. exports of Raw hides, skins of cows, horses decreased 26.09 percent through December to $1.1 billion

U.S. exports of Raw hides, skins of cows, horses decreased 26.09 percent from $1.49 billion to $1.1 billion 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 242 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 183 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 December 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 Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $585,220,485
2South Korea $191,889,595
3Mexico $120,005,759
4Thailand $97,926,843
5Taiwan $23,567,882
6Japan $15,570,880
7Italy $12,796,305
8Brazil $11,867,323
9Indonesia $10,512,404
10Slovenia $5,440,745

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $313,435,620
2SEATTLE, WA $70,908,016
3SAN FRANCISCO, CA $55,063,252
4LAREDO, TX $53,264,886
5BOSTON, MA $19,257,050
6PEMBINA, ND $18,270,844
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $16,627,754
8SAVANNAH, GA $5,920,844
9NORFOLK, VA $2,610,566
10CHICAGO, IL $1,456,438

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 35.31 percent compared to last year to $301.13 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 28.33 percent compared to last year to $295.7 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 13.42 percent compared to last year to $112.06 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 32.52 percent compared to last year to $103.15 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 0.97 percent compared to last year to $95.13 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 $293.16 million, 33.37 percent, (52.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $63.67 million, 24.91 percent, (17.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $3.73 million, 3.01 percent, (10.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Thailand decreased $3.62 million, 3.56 percent, (8.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $17.41 million, 42.49 percent, (2.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.19 percent of all these Raw hides, skins of cows, horses exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.02 billion of the $1.1 billion total.

All totaled, 82.11 percent of all these Raw hides, skins of cows, horses exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $907.16 million of the $1.1 billion total