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

Imports: Antiques

Antiques, the No. 255 import by value totaled $77.61 million for the month of February, $235.77 million through February 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$82.93 M
2France$39.05 M
3China$34.41 M
4Italy$15.37 M
5Switzerland$11.11 M
6India$8.77 M
7Germany$8.71 M
8Denmark$6.97 M
9Japan$5 M
10Belgium$3.1 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $235.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $124,040,345
2Miami International Airport $34,970,885
3Los Angeles International Airport $25,867,645
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,446,260
5Port of New Orleans $9,748,117
6Port of New York $4,405,162
7Port of Newark $4,078,641
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $3,304,867
9Port of San Diego, Calif. $2,513,948
10Port of Houston $1,926,107

U.S. imports of Antiques decreased 15.91 percent through February to $235.77 million

U.S. imports of Antiques decreased 15.91 percent from $280.39 million to $235.77 million through the first two 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 255 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 216 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 February 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 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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 The Netherlands. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $82,927,851
2France $39,050,300
3China $34,406,267
4Italy $15,370,230
5Switzerland $11,109,999
6India $8,772,364
7Germany $8,708,549
8Denmark $6,971,282
9Japan $4,997,609
10Belgium $3,097,038

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 27.6 percent compared to last year to $124.04 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 28.89 percent compared to last year to $34.97 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 9.9 percent compared to last year to $25.87 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 878.74 percent compared to last year to $10.45 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 24.13 percent compared to last year to $9.75 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 $15.69 million, 15.91 percent, (35.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $2.18 million, 5.28 percent, (16.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $10.38 million, 43.2 percent, (14.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $1.34 million, 8 percent, (6.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $1.9 million, 14.62 percent, (4.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.56 percent of all these Antiques imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $182.86 million of the $235.77 million total.

All totaled, 86.98 percent of all these Antiques imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $205.07 million of the $235.77 million total