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

Imports: Horses, other living equine animals

Horses, other living equine animals, the No. 444 import by value totaled $20.87 million for the month of March, $151.23 million through March of 2019, and $578.66 million 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
1Germany$69.81 M
2The Netherlands$22.61 M
3Belgium$14.18 M
4Canada$8.53 M
5Ireland$6.97 M
6Chile$6.35 M
7United Kingdom$4.35 M
8Argentina$3.31 M
9Brazil$3.12 M
10France$2.12 M
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U.S. imports of Horses, other living equine animals increased 16.77 percent through March to $151.23 million

U.S. imports of Horses, other living equine animals increased 16.77 percent from $129.51 million to $151.23 million 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 444 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 469 for the last full year with a total value of $578.66 million, a $88.71 million, 13.29 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Ireland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Louisville, International Airport, Ky..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $69,812,262
2The Netherlands $22,611,594
3Belgium $14,184,500
4Canada $8,529,887
5Ireland $6,965,831
6Chile $6,347,626
7United Kingdom $4,353,188
8Argentina $3,306,864
9Brazil $3,121,024
10France $2,122,025

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $145,187,751
2New York City $40,192,489
3Los Angeles $28,336,448
4Chicago $12,048,843
5Great Falls, Mont. $6,298,451
6Detroit $6,046,954
7Seattle $4,139,206
8Buffalo $3,383,953
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,649,500
10San Juan $1,634,500

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:

  • Miami International Airport rose 8.22 percent compared to last year to $79.01 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 31.99 percent compared to last year to $29.82 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 15.6 percent compared to last year to $19.92 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 144.84 percent compared to last year to $7.52 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 82.21 percent compared to last year to $5.97 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 Germany increased $14.91 million, 27.15 percent, (46.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $680,008, 2.92 percent, (14.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $6.03 million, 74 percent, (9.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $1.21 million, 12.44 percent, (5.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ireland increased $1.48 million, 26.93 percent, (4.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.74 percent of all these Horses, other living equine animals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $122.1 million of the $151.23 million total.

All totaled, 94.05 percent of all these Horses, other living equine animals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $142.23 million of the $151.23 million total