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

Imports: Leather and composite leather apparel

Leather and composite leather apparel, the No. 261 import by value totaled $101.18 million for the month of February, $227.11 million through February 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$78.83 M
2Italy$37.87 M
3India$21.26 M
4Pakistan$17.52 M
5Vietnam$12.29 M
6Indonesia$11.32 M
7Spain$6.71 M
8Thailand$6.46 M
9Philippines$6.14 M
10France$5.94 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $227.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $66,469,062
2Port of Newark $53,211,955
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $20,069,626
4Port of Long Beach $10,812,593
5Los Angeles International Airport $10,404,080
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,364,152
7Port of Virginia $6,604,653
8Port of New Orleans $5,200,062
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,168,227
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $4,443,301

U.S. imports of Leather and composite leather apparel decreased 5.80 percent through February to $227.11 million

U.S. imports of Leather and composite leather apparel decreased 5.80 percent from $241.09 million to $227.11 million through the first two 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 261 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 243 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 February 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 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $78,827,966
2Italy $37,872,238
3India $21,264,171
4Pakistan $17,524,191
5Vietnam $12,285,064
6Indonesia $11,318,413
7Spain $6,710,469
8Thailand $6,460,831
9Philippines $6,137,692
10France $5,938,399

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.18 percent compared to last year to $66.47 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 13.61 percent compared to last year to $53.21 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 19.56 percent compared to last year to $20.07 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 16.99 percent compared to last year to $10.81 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 14.31 percent compared to last year to $10.4 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 $22.54 million, 22.23 percent, (34.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $8.15 million, 27.44 percent, (16.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $4.07 million, 16.05 percent, (9.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Pakistan increased $1.94 million, 12.46 percent, (7.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $1.97 million, 19.14 percent, (5.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.87 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $167.77 million of the $227.11 million total.

All totaled, 70.88 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $160.97 million of the $227.11 million total