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

Imports: Leather shoes

Leather shoes, the No. 58 import by value totaled $461.01 million for the month of May, $3.15 billion through May of 2020, and $10.94 billion 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
1China$1 B
2Vietnam$908.03 M
3Indonesia$286.49 M
4Italy$283.98 M
5India$105.69 M
6Cambodia$85.9 M
7Mexico$79.55 M
8Bangladesh$56.16 M
9Spain$50.01 M
10Brazil$46.54 M
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U.S. imports of Leather shoes decreased 25.11 percent through May to $3.15 billion

U.S. imports of Leather shoes decreased 25.11 percent from $4.2 billion to $3.15 billion through the first five 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 58 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 44 for the last full year with a total value of $10.94 billion, a $254.58 million, 2.38 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 28.03 percent compared to last year to $1.22 billion.
  • Port of Newark fell 30.18 percent compared to last year to $447.73 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 17.86 percent compared to last year to $386.08 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 39.27 percent compared to last year to $173.09 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 12.24 percent compared to last year to $94.58 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 $656.66 million, 39.59 percent, (31.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $25.52 million, 2.89 percent, (28.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia decreased $26.74 million, 8.54 percent, (9.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $180.75 million, 38.89 percent, (9.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $42.95 million, 28.9 percent, (3.36 percent market share).

All totaled, 82.18 percent of all these Leather shoes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $2.59 billion of the $3.15 billion total.

All totaled, 73.64 percent of all these Leather shoes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $2.32 billion of the $3.15 billion total