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

Imports: Leather and composite leather apparel

Leather and composite leather apparel, the No. 265 import by value totaled $128.4 million for the month of August, $912.61 million through August of 2019, and $1.5 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$282.93 M
2Italy$144.41 M
3India$104.81 M
4Pakistan$77.44 M
5Vietnam$45.94 M
6Indonesia$45.32 M
7Philippines$28.11 M
8Spain$27.62 M
9France$23.33 M
10Thailand$21.13 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $912.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $238,470,422
2Port of Newark $204,993,591
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $95,807,330
4Los Angeles International Airport $45,081,399
5Port of Long Beach $37,960,636
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $34,013,110
7Port of New Orleans $29,349,700
8Port of Virginia $26,608,463
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $18,970,538
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $17,580,315

U.S. imports of Leather and composite leather apparel decreased 5.59 percent through August to $912.61 million

U.S. imports of Leather and composite leather apparel decreased 5.59 percent from $966.68 million to $912.61 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 265 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 256 for the last full year with a total value of $1.5 billion, a $87.72 million, 6.20 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 India, No. 4 Pakistan 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 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $282,926,862
2Italy $144,410,057
3India $104,813,954
4Pakistan $77,443,966
5Vietnam $45,940,884
6Indonesia $45,324,686
7Philippines $28,111,678
8Spain $27,615,861
9France $23,334,972
10Thailand $21,125,548

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $139,968,382
2Los Angeles $113,408,675
3New Orleans $59,898,229
4Atlanta/Savannah $26,531,053
5Cleveland $26,040,051
6Chicago $22,255,276
7St. Louis $20,447,446
8Dallas $13,767,230
9Seattle $9,713,867
10Jacksonville/Tampa $6,610,861

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 4.22 percent compared to last year to $238.47 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.86 percent compared to last year to $204.99 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 4.97 percent compared to last year to $95.81 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 14.61 percent compared to last year to $45.08 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 12.51 percent compared to last year to $37.96 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 $111.12 million, 28.2 percent, (31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $15.41 million, 11.94 percent, (15.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $585,062, 0.56 percent, (11.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Pakistan increased $9.91 million, 14.68 percent, (8.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $8.16 million, 21.6 percent, (5.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.83 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $655.54 million of the $912.61 million total.

All totaled, 68.19 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $622.31 million of the $912.61 million total