Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Horses, other living equine animals

Horses, other living equine animals, the No. 383 import by value totaled $29.73 million for the month of February, $119.23 million through February of 2020, and $613.51 million for all of 2019, 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$56.16 M
2The Netherlands$17.05 M
3Belgium$8.68 M
4Ireland$8 M
5Canada$7.26 M
6Australia$4.74 M
7France$4.37 M
8United Kingdom$2.65 M
9Argentina$2.06 M
10Denmark$1.6 M
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U.S. imports of Horses, other living equine animals decreased 8.54 percent through February to $119.23 million

U.S. imports of Horses, other living equine animals decreased 8.54 percent from $130.36 million to $119.23 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 383 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 392 for the last full year with a total value of $613.51 million, a $34.84 million, 6.02 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy 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 Belgium, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami Int’l 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..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $56,161,773
2The Netherlands $17,047,448
3Belgium $8,683,080
4Ireland $7,998,845
5Canada $7,260,540
6Australia $4,743,610
7France $4,365,698
8United Kingdom $2,646,437
9Argentina $2,061,650
10Denmark $1,596,097

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $49,284,522
2New York City $16,037,564
3Chicago $8,506,471
4Los Angeles $7,269,087
5Detroit $3,594,502
6Buffalo $1,013,058
7Seattle $765,746
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $606,865
9St. Albans, Vt. $452,406
10San Juan $445,000

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:

  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 0.38 percent compared to last year to $69.58 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 13.19 percent compared to last year to $13.64 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 48.5 percent compared to last year to $13.29 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 50.11 percent compared to last year to $10.32 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 1.92 percent compared to last year to $6.01 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 decreased $6.41 million, 10.24 percent, (47.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $2.4 million, 12.36 percent, (14.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium decreased $2.93 million, 25.26 percent, (7.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland increased $2.7 million, 50.92 percent, (6.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $1.2 million, 19.85 percent, (6.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.49 percent of all these Horses, other living equine animals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $97.15 million of the $119.23 million total.

All totaled, 94.64 percent of all these Horses, other living equine animals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $112.84 million of the $119.23 million total