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

Exports: Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry

Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, the No. 213 export by value totaled $102.34 million for the month of December, $1.29 billion through December 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$567.44 M
2Mexico$130.83 M
3Japan$102.79 M
4China$100.91 M
5Hong Kong$57.08 M
6United Kingdom$32.8 M
7The Netherlands$27.75 M
8Singapore$20.28 M
9Italy$20.14 M
10Australia$20.06 M
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U.S. exports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 9.76 percent through December to $1.29 billion

U.S. exports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 9.76 percent from $1.17 billion to $1.29 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 213 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 221 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 December 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $567,436,738
2Mexico $130,826,267
3Japan $102,792,288
4China $100,914,323
5Hong Kong $57,082,681
6United Kingdom $32,797,737
7The Netherlands $27,752,193
8Singapore $20,284,230
9Italy $20,140,933
10Australia $20,057,961

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $107,090,072
2LOW VALUE $96,974,384
3BUFFALO, NY $72,955,082
4DETROIT, MI $55,092,450
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $48,327,120
6SAN DIEGO, CA $27,451,130
7MIAMI, FL $22,685,218
8LAREDO, TX $17,987,630
9CLEVELAND, OH $14,785,164
10NEW ORLEANS, LA $12,419,504

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 15.32 percent compared to last year to $214.73 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 6.17 percent compared to last year to $171.61 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 0.51 percent compared to last year to $155.02 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 12.15 percent compared to last year to $74.42 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 12.23 percent compared to last year to $66.68 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 $33.81 million, 6.34 percent, (44.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $34.19 million, 35.38 percent, (10.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $12.62 million, 10.93 percent, (8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $27.81 million, 38.05 percent, (7.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hong Kong increased $17.52 million, 44.28 percent, (4.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.6 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $959.05 million of the $1.29 billion total.

All totaled, 53.09 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $682.46 million of the $1.29 billion total