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

Imports: Imitation jewelry

Imitation jewelry, the No. 305 import by value totaled $106.63 million for the month of August, $777.79 million through August of 2019, and $1.29 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
1China$567.84 M
2Thailand$30.58 M
3France$28.66 M
4Italy$27.75 M
5India$20.72 M
6Vietnam$20.49 M
7Mexico$11.98 M
8South Korea$11.57 M
9Canada$7.56 M
10Germany$7.52 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $777.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $139,228,418
2Port of Newark $106,400,582
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $78,050,140
4Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $55,946,364
5Port of Long Beach $55,040,291
6Los Angeles International Airport $45,538,831
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $33,683,944
8Port of New Orleans $31,597,627
9Boston’s Logan International Airport $31,136,412
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $26,640,880

U.S. imports of Imitation jewelry decreased 8.41 percent through August to $777.79 million

U.S. imports of Imitation jewelry decreased 8.41 percent from $849.17 million to $777.79 million through the first eight 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 305 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 287 for the last full year with a total value of $1.29 billion, a $17.01 million, 1.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 France, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 France, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $567,841,174
2Thailand $30,581,889
3France $28,659,718
4Italy $27,750,947
5India $20,721,061
6Vietnam $20,493,914
7Mexico $11,981,710
8South Korea $11,567,896
9Canada $7,560,680
10Germany $7,515,152

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $105,063,245
2New York City $88,788,672
3Cleveland $49,114,882
4New Orleans $31,791,673
5Chicago $26,736,491
6Dallas $15,473,606
7Providence, R.I. $14,079,470
8Boston $14,011,607
9Seattle $10,634,834
10Miami $9,885,312

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.97 percent compared to last year to $139.23 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 6.85 percent compared to last year to $106.4 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 0.23 percent compared to last year to $78.05 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 13.28 percent compared to last year to $55.95 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 3.8 percent compared to last year to $55.04 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 China decreased $36.72 million, 6.07 percent, (73.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand decreased $15.94 million, 34.26 percent, (3.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $3.31 million, 10.35 percent, (3.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $1.06 million, 3.68 percent, (3.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $500,838, 2.48 percent, (2.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.86 percent of all these Imitation jewelry imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $675.55 million of the $777.79 million total.

All totaled, 55.88 percent of all these Imitation jewelry imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $434.67 million of the $777.79 million total