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

Exports: Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals

Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals, the No. 314 export by value totaled $66.43 million for the month of October, $579.87 million through October of 2018, and $698.74 million 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
1Hong Kong$150.13 M
2Switzerland$67.15 M
3Mexico$65.47 M
4Canada$62.49 M
5Japan$29.89 M
6Germany$14.69 M
7Paraguay$14.1 M
8United Kingdom$13.75 M
9United Arab Emirates$11.1 M
10Argentina$10.79 M
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U.S. exports of Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals increased 2.70 percent through October to $579.87 million

U.S. exports of Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals increased 2.70 percent from $564.62 million to $579.87 million 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 314 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 317 for the last full year with a total value of $698.74 million, a $30.22 million, 4.52 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Hong Kong $150,129,545
2Switzerland $67,148,354
3Mexico $65,466,084
4Canada $62,486,376
5Japan $29,892,594
6Germany $14,688,045
7Paraguay $14,097,136
8United Kingdom $13,749,016
9United Arab Emirates $11,100,738
10Argentina $10,793,258

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $27,282,598
2New Orleans $24,179,263
3New York City $16,181,988
4Anchorage $8,892,973
5Dallas $8,107,788
6Cleveland $5,561,487
7Los Angeles $4,499,586
8Low Value Shipments $3,341,813
9Detroit $3,158,425
10Houston $1,579,276

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:

  • Miami International Airport fell 9.5 percent compared to last year to $123.33 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 35.43 percent compared to last year to $121.66 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 11.95 percent compared to last year to $65.09 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 23.04 percent compared to last year to $40.66 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 12.43 percent compared to last year to $29.52 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 Hong Kong increased $24.93 million, 19.91 percent, (25.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Switzerland increased $5.27 million, 8.51 percent, (11.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $25.49 million, 63.74 percent, (11.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $708,124, 1.15 percent, (10.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $9.95 million, 24.97 percent, (5.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.69 percent of all these Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $375.12 million of the $579.87 million total.

All totaled, 65.58 percent of all these Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $380.25 million of the $579.87 million total