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

Exports: Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry

Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, the No. 215 export by value totaled $126.26 million for the month of March, $310.34 million through March of 2019, and $1.29 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
1Canada$138.27 M
2Mexico$32.97 M
3Japan$25.82 M
4China$17.98 M
5Hong Kong$13.14 M
6United Kingdom$10.23 M
7The Netherlands$8.45 M
8Germany$5.04 M
9Australia$4.47 M
10France$4.4 M
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U.S. exports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 1.65 percent through March to $310.34 million

U.S. exports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 1.65 percent from $305.3 million to $310.34 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 215 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 223 for the last full year with a total value of $1.29 billion, a $114.28 million, 9.76 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $138,266,003
2Mexico $32,970,082
3Japan $25,823,588
4China $17,977,625
5Hong Kong $13,136,377
6United Kingdom $10,226,148
7The Netherlands $8,451,218
8Germany $5,036,484
9Australia $4,472,332
10France $4,401,929

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $71,088,242
2Low Value Shipments $70,197,925
3Buffalo $50,393,424
4Detroit $38,313,922
5New York City $33,333,792
6San Diego $17,257,219
7Miami $15,497,610
8Laredo $14,906,390
9Cleveland $10,464,802
10New Orleans $8,189,000

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:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 2.46 percent compared to last year to $46.41 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 20.99 percent compared to last year to $37.13 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 11.87 percent compared to last year to $36.03 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 91.38 percent compared to last year to $22.38 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 0.94 percent compared to last year to $16.99 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 Canada increased $10.83 million, 8.5 percent, (44.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.02 million, 6.53 percent, (10.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $2.5 million, 8.83 percent, (8.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $6.98 million, 27.95 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hong Kong decreased $1.57 million, 10.7 percent, (4.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.52 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $228.17 million of the $310.34 million total.

All totaled, 51.22 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $158.95 million of the $310.34 million total