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

Imports: Antiques

Antiques, the No. 275 import by value totaled $263.28 million for the month of October, $1.13 billion through October of 2018, and $1.2 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
1United Kingdom$328.83 M
2France$237.92 M
3China$86.4 M
4Italy$80.6 M
5Switzerland$42.91 M
6The Netherlands$42.01 M
7Germany$39.11 M
8Israel$25.45 M
9Belgium$25.27 M
10Austria$20.62 M
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U.S. imports of Antiques increased 3.07 percent through October to $1.13 billion

U.S. imports of Antiques increased 3.07 percent from $1.1 billion to $1.13 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 275 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 258 for the last full year with a total value of $1.2 billion, a $122.87 million, 9.25 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 France, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy 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 Port of Newark and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 France, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $328,829,512
2France $237,916,779
3China $86,404,362
4Italy $80,601,629
5Switzerland $42,914,772
6The Netherlands $42,014,854
7Germany $39,112,557
8Israel $25,445,258
9Belgium $25,265,745
10Austria $20,615,068

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $182,273,623
2Los Angeles $31,527,196
3Miami $27,748,525
4New Orleans $12,691,726
5Houston $6,729,433
6Boston $3,348,564
7Cleveland $3,207,685
8Atlanta/Savannah $2,181,069
9Seattle $1,898,572
10Chicago $1,336,237

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 8.82 percent compared to last year to $740.94 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 48.76 percent compared to last year to $70.8 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 5.35 percent compared to last year to $57.53 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 48.47 percent compared to last year to $49.41 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 8.03 percent compared to last year to $31.31 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 United Kingdom increased $73.2 million, 28.64 percent, (29.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $62.46 million, 35.6 percent, (21.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $3.26 million, 3.63 percent, (7.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $88.72 million, 52.4 percent, (7.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $7.47 million, 14.83 percent, (3.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.79 percent of all these Antiques imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $776.67 million of the $1.13 billion total.

All totaled, 84.14 percent of all these Antiques imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $950 million of the $1.13 billion total