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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Raw animal hides, skins

Raw animal hides, skins, the No. 1184 import by value totaled $40,523 for the month of March, $397,637 through March of 2019, and $1.3 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$223,943
2Papua New Guinea$111,000
3France$53,347
4Argentina$5,425
5Zimbabwe$2,500
6Italy$772
7Senegal$650
8Taiwan$0
9Cambodia$0
10Pakistan$0
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U.S. imports of Raw animal hides, skins decreased 49.57 percent through March to $397,637

U.S. imports of Raw animal hides, skins decreased 49.57 percent from $788,564 to $397,637 through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1184 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1160 for the last full year with a total value of $1.3 million, a $378,529, 41.22 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Papua New Guinea, No. 3 France, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Zimbabwe. The leading gateways were No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Iceland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $223,943
2Papua New Guinea $111,000
3France $53,347
4Argentina $5,425
5Zimbabwe $2,500
6Italy $772
7Senegal $650
8Guinea $0
9Japan $0
10Iceland $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $579,852
2Detroit $102,171
3Great Falls, Mont. $71,977
4New York City $35,786
5Pembina, N.D. $24,508
6Portland, Maine $7,703
7New Orleans $6,884
8Dallas $4,000
9Seattle $3,782
10Cleveland $2,896

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport totaled $111,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 86.1 percent compared to last year to $88,541.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 112.05 percent compared to last year to $55,664.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 10962 percent compared to last year to $55,311.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 29.72 percent compared to last year to $51,641.

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 Canada decreased $513,092, 69.62 percent, (56.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Papua New Guinea increased $111,000, 0 percent, (27.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $53,347, 0 percent, (13.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Argentina increased $4,925, 985 percent, (1.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Zimbabwe increased $2,500, 0 percent, (0.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.64 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $396,215 of the $397,637 total.

All totaled, 91.08 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $362,157 of the $397,637 total