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

Exports: Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry

Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, the No. 217 export by value totaled $114.2 million for the month of October, $1.07 billion through October of 2018, and $1.17 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
1Canada$465.51 M
2Mexico$112.04 M
3China$89.08 M
4Japan$85.17 M
5Hong Kong$50.14 M
6United Kingdom$25.64 M
7The Netherlands$22.27 M
8Italy$18.04 M
9Australia$16.68 M
10Germany$15.82 M
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U.S. exports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 12.82 percent through October to $1.07 billion

U.S. exports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 12.82 percent from $951.51 million to $1.07 billion 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 217 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 225 for the last full year with a total value of $1.17 billion, a $38.43 million, 3.18 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan 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 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $465,510,536
2Mexico $112,044,162
3China $89,081,066
4Japan $85,169,269
5Hong Kong $50,141,826
6United Kingdom $25,643,712
7The Netherlands $22,274,065
8Italy $18,040,767
9Australia $16,683,006
10Germany $15,822,646

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $36,041,976
2Low Value Shipments $29,782,686
3Buffalo $20,728,007
4Detroit $18,162,076
5New York City $16,316,668
6San Diego $9,848,753
7Miami $7,145,565
8Laredo $5,400,542
9Cleveland $4,587,871
10New Orleans $4,531,770

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:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 18.44 percent compared to last year to $174.31 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 15.86 percent compared to last year to $147.2 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 1.76 percent compared to last year to $125.36 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 15.8 percent compared to last year to $62.39 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 54.05 percent compared to last year to $59.28 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 $34.35 million, 7.97 percent, (43.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $28.3 million, 33.8 percent, (10.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $34.46 million, 63.1 percent, (8.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $9.75 million, 10.27 percent, (7.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hong Kong increased $17.85 million, 55.26 percent, (4.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.71 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $801.95 million of the $1.07 billion total.

All totaled, 52.96 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $568.54 million of the $1.07 billion total