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

Imports: Antiques

Antiques, the No. 228 import by value totaled $328.26 million for the month of August, $1.09 billion through August of 2019, and $1.27 billion 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
1United Kingdom$329.34 M
2France$221.14 M
3Turkey$111.74 M
4China$106.76 M
5India$73.65 M
6Italy$51.46 M
7Switzerland$33.49 M
8The Netherlands$25.35 M
9Germany$22.34 M
10Japan$20.15 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.09 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $594,843,566
2Los Angeles International Airport $284,825,774
3Port of New Orleans $38,768,408
4Miami International Airport $37,304,483
5Port of Newark $20,791,968
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $16,709,698
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $12,864,422
8Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $12,589,816
9Port of Houston $9,522,680
10Port of New York $5,754,269

U.S. imports of Antiques increased 35.97 percent through August to $1.09 billion

U.S. imports of Antiques increased 35.97 percent from $803.49 million to $1.09 billion through the first eight 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 228 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 297 for the last full year with a total value of $1.27 billion, a $69.73 million, 5.79 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 France, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 China and No. 5 India. 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 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 Newark, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $329,335,958
2France $221,142,209
3Turkey $111,743,756
4China $106,761,533
5India $73,648,969
6Italy $51,455,019
7Switzerland $33,494,679
8The Netherlands $25,352,335
9Germany $22,336,494
10Japan $20,154,340

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $281,745,482
2Los Angeles $39,485,862
3Miami $31,174,101
4New Orleans $24,146,929
5Houston $9,188,402
6Cleveland $6,955,002
7Boston $6,890,292
8Atlanta/Savannah $3,963,583
9San Francisco $3,614,683
10Seattle $3,362,912

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 21.16 percent compared to last year to $594.84 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 335.04 percent compared to last year to $284.83 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 15.91 percent compared to last year to $38.77 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 21.96 percent compared to last year to $37.3 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 41.67 percent compared to last year to $20.79 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 $92.67 million, 39.16 percent, (30.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $77.61 million, 54.08 percent, (20.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $104.01 million, 1344.05 percent, (10.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $35.09 million, 48.97 percent, (9.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $63.14 million, 600.64 percent, (6.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.13 percent of all these Antiques imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $842.63 million of the $1.09 billion total.

All totaled, 89.39 percent of all these Antiques imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $976.53 million of the $1.09 billion total