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

Imports: Diamonds, not mounted

Diamonds, not mounted, the No. 16 import by value totaled $2.35 billion for the month of October, $20.45 billion through October of 2018, and $22.71 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1India$8.05 B
2Israel$6.42 B
3Belgium$2.51 B
4South Africa$935.46 M
5Switzerland$403.14 M
6Botswana$304.52 M
7Russia$239.16 M
8Hong Kong$236.08 M
9China$192.28 M
10Angola$156.75 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20.45 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $15,704,162,019
2Los Angeles International Airport $4,440,805,154
3Port of New Orleans $137,643,723
4Miami International Airport $57,283,060
5Port of Newark $33,106,695
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $31,256,819
7San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $22,581,745
8Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $11,936,374
9Louisville, International Airport, Ky. $6,087,057
10Port of New York $4,288,481

U.S. imports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 6.88 percent through October to $20.45 billion

U.S. imports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 6.88 percent from $19.14 billion to $20.45 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 16 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 16 for the last full year with a total value of $22.71 billion, a $1.2 billion, 5.03 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 South Africa. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $8,051,775,705
2Israel $6,420,003,584
3Belgium $2,512,324,123
4South Africa $935,460,452
5Switzerland $403,135,485
6Botswana $304,523,781
7Russia $239,162,796
8Hong Kong $236,081,802
9China $192,282,254
10Angola $156,749,365

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $2,583,358,533
2Los Angeles $746,601,732
3Miami $29,525,178
4New Orleans $24,443,188
5Cleveland $6,681,444
6San Francisco $4,176,904
7Anchorage $1,987,393
8Washington, D.C. $42,463
9U.S. Virgin Islands $37,418
10Houston $34,839

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 2.74 percent compared to last year to $15.7 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 25.34 percent compared to last year to $4.44 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 9.23 percent compared to last year to $137.64 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 2.01 percent compared to last year to $57.28 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 9.56 percent compared to last year to $33.11 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. imports from No. 1 India increased $894.92 million, 12.5 percent, (39.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Israel increased $483.05 million, 8.14 percent, (31.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $30.04 million, 1.21 percent, (12.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa increased $441.08 million, 89.22 percent, (4.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $80.69 million, 16.68 percent, (1.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.59 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $18.32 billion of the $20.45 billion total.

All totaled, 99.61 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $20.37 billion of the $20.45 billion total