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

Imports: Horses, other living equine animals

Horses, other living equine animals, the No. 465 import by value totaled $89.4 million for the month of December, $578.66 million through December of 2018, and $667.37 million 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
1Germany$220.32 M
2The Netherlands$75.55 M
3Ireland$66.79 M
4United Kingdom$47.36 M
5Belgium$39.97 M
6Canada$39.68 M
7Argentina$17.71 M
8France$17.23 M
9Mexico$13.29 M
10Brazil$8.29 M
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U.S. imports of Horses, other living equine animals decreased 13.29 percent through December to $578.66 million

U.S. imports of Horses, other living equine animals decreased 13.29 percent from $667.37 million to $578.66 million 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 465 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 422 for the last full year with a total value of $667.37 million, a $94.34 million, 16.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Belgium. 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Belgium. 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 Eppley Airfield, Omaha, Neb..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $220,317,550
2The Netherlands $75,550,885
3Ireland $66,787,637
4United Kingdom $47,356,924
5Belgium $39,968,735
6Canada $39,679,612
7Argentina $17,709,608
8France $17,226,827
9Mexico $13,290,526
10Brazil $8,293,350

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $111,050,311
2New York City $30,162,156
3Los Angeles $22,222,047
4Chicago $8,990,620
5Great Falls, Mont. $3,527,249
6Detroit $3,423,857
7Seattle $3,304,397
8Buffalo $2,073,340
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,044,141
10San Juan $840,000

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Miami International Airport rose 2.84 percent compared to last year to $211.12 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 15.69 percent compared to last year to $161.66 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 5.83 percent compared to last year to $92.67 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 39.58 percent compared to last year to $42.37 million.
  • Louisville, International Airport, Ky. totaled $10.99 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $56.33 million, 20.36 percent, (38.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $3.3 million, 4.18 percent, (13.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Ireland increased $3.39 million, 5.35 percent, (11.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $11.77 million, 19.9 percent, (8.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $2.12 million, 5.59 percent, (6.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.76 percent of all these Horses, other living equine animals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $449.98 million of the $578.66 million total.

All totaled, 89.66 percent of all these Horses, other living equine animals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $518.81 million of the $578.66 million total