Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Antiques

Antiques, the No. 412 import by value totaled $5.93 million for the month of May, $258.04 million through May of 2020, and $1.58 billion for all of 2019, 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$84.89 M
2France$55.08 M
3Italy$14.37 M
4Germany$12.57 M
5Austria$10.87 M
6Nepal$10.26 M
7Pakistan$9.05 M
8China$7.83 M
9Japan$6 M
10The Netherlands$5.39 M
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U.S. imports of Antiques decreased 56.43 percent through May to $258.04 million

U.S. imports of Antiques decreased 56.43 percent from $592.25 million to $258.04 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 412 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 255 for the last full year with a total value of $1.58 billion, a $303.59 million, 23.82 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 France, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Austria. 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 Int’l Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 India, No. 4 China 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 Int’l Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 64.51 percent compared to last year to $142.4 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 42.59 percent compared to last year to $22.92 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 21.62 percent compared to last year to $18.41 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 71.76 percent compared to last year to $10.26 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 38.25 percent compared to last year to $7.01 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 decreased $62.4 million, 42.36 percent, (32.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $105.91 million, 65.79 percent, (21.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $11.32 million, 44.06 percent, (5.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $5.89 million, 31.91 percent, (4.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $7.59 million, 230.78 percent, (4.21 percent market share).

All totaled, 68.9 percent of all these Antiques imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $177.78 million of the $258.04 million total.

All totaled, 77.9 percent of all these Antiques imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $201 million of the $258.04 million total