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

Imports: Diamonds, not mounted

Diamonds, not mounted, the No. 18 import by value totaled $1.67 billion for the month of December, $23.92 billion through December of 2018, and $22.71 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
1India$9.09 B
2Israel$7.56 B
3Belgium$2.93 B
4South Africa$1.19 B
5Switzerland$497.19 M
6Botswana$460.18 M
7Russia$304.01 M
8Hong Kong$263.76 M
9China$233.33 M
10United Kingdom$202.41 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.92 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $18,569,476,732
2Los Angeles International Airport $4,982,403,975
3Port of New Orleans $166,237,111
4Miami International Airport $64,231,325
5Port of Newark $38,531,360
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $36,942,167
7San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $27,856,963
8Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $13,902,257
9Louisville, International Airport, Ky. $7,089,588
10Port of New York $4,288,481

U.S. imports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 5.33 percent through December to $23.92 billion

U.S. imports of Diamonds, not mounted increased 5.33 percent from $22.71 billion to $23.92 billion in 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 18 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 18 for the last full year with a total value of $22.71 billion, a $1.2 billion, 5.03 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 South Africa 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 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 Hong Kong 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $9,087,187,196
2Israel $7,556,923,672
3Belgium $2,928,454,779
4South Africa $1,186,786,358
5Switzerland $497,191,183
6Botswana $460,184,009
7Russia $304,012,345
8Hong Kong $263,763,504
9China $233,331,398
10United Kingdom $202,407,582

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $3,927,572,027
2Los Angeles $1,047,948,791
3New Orleans $38,384,411
4Miami $33,352,548
5Cleveland $9,504,003
6San Francisco $6,530,105
7Anchorage $2,795,609
8Philadelphia $139,560
9U.S. Virgin Islands $88,705
10Washington, D.C. $79,569

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1.56 percent compared to last year to $18.57 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 23.07 percent compared to last year to $4.98 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 7.31 percent compared to last year to $166.24 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 1.7 percent compared to last year to $64.23 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 22.24 percent compared to last year to $38.53 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 $892.77 million, 10.89 percent, (37.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Israel increased $449.6 million, 6.33 percent, (31.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium decreased $75.16 million, 2.5 percent, (12.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa increased $579.27 million, 95.35 percent, (4.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $87.39 million, 14.95 percent, (2.08 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.88 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $21.26 billion of the $23.92 billion total.

All totaled, 99.6 percent of all these Diamonds, not mounted imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $23.82 billion of the $23.92 billion total