Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry

Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, the No. 203 export by value totaled $102.23 million for the month of December, $1.29 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$581.41 M
2Mexico$145.66 M
3Japan$111.98 M
4China$75.2 M
5The Netherlands$40.54 M
6Hong Kong$35.75 M
7United Kingdom$29.39 M
8Germany$19.98 M
9France$18.86 M
10Italy$18.72 M
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U.S. exports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 0.00 percent through December 2019 to $1.29 billion

U.S. exports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 0.00 percent from $1.29 billion to $1.29 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 203 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 213 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $581,410,376
2Mexico $145,660,690
3Japan $111,977,722
4China $75,196,283
5The Netherlands $40,544,432
6Hong Kong $35,752,478
7United Kingdom $29,385,421
8Germany $19,978,636
9France $18,855,306
10Italy $18,719,215

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 9.77 percent compared to last year to $193.74 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 9.91 percent compared to last year to $170.39 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 18.57 percent compared to last year to $139.74 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.9 percent compared to last year to $76.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 42.52 percent compared to last year to $71.37 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 $13.97 million, 2.46 percent, (45.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $14.83 million, 11.34 percent, (11.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $9.19 million, 8.94 percent, (8.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $25.72 million, 25.49 percent, (5.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $12.79 million, 46.09 percent, (3.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.27 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $954.79 million of the $1.29 billion total.

All totaled, 50.7 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $651.82 million of the $1.29 billion total