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

Imports: Diamonds, not mounted

Diamonds, not mounted, the No. 15 import by value totaled $2.27 billion for the month of March, $5.63 billion through March of 2019, and $23.92 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
1India$2.23 B
2Israel$1.85 B
3Belgium$593.92 M
4South Africa$262.2 M
5Hong Kong$171.9 M
6Russia$59.2 M
7Botswana$57.5 M
8China$57.44 M
9Angola$50.67 M
10Switzerland$49.23 M
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U.S. imports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 2.49 percent through March to $5.63 billion

U.S. imports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 2.49 percent from $5.49 billion to $5.63 billion 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 15 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 17 for the last full year with a total value of $23.92 billion, a $1.21 billion, 5.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Hong Kong. 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 India, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Botswana. 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $2,225,591,997
2Israel $1,853,864,428
3Belgium $593,918,324
4South Africa $262,201,153
5Hong Kong $171,895,477
6Russia $59,203,375
7Botswana $57,503,943
8China $57,439,222
9Angola $50,672,702
10Switzerland $49,232,497

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $5,455,429,548
2Los Angeles $1,288,240,483
3New Orleans $53,528,749
4Miami $36,408,025
5Cleveland $12,530,384
6San Francisco $9,505,312
7Anchorage $3,729,268
8Seattle $1,330,974
9Philadelphia $139,560
10U.S. Virgin Islands $115,255

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 0.01 percent compared to last year to $4.27 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 12.5 percent compared to last year to $1.25 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 0.05 percent compared to last year to $39.18 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 13.34 percent compared to last year to $30.16 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 29.75 percent compared to last year to $12.84 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 India increased $20.82 million, 0.94 percent, (39.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Israel increased $83.37 million, 4.71 percent, (32.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium decreased $75.01 million, 11.21 percent, (10.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa increased $46.53 million, 21.58 percent, (4.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Hong Kong increased $122.63 million, 248.92 percent, (3.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.79 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $5.11 billion of the $5.63 billion total.

All totaled, 99.56 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $5.6 billion of the $5.63 billion total