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

Imports: Leather shoes

Leather shoes, the No. 38 import by value totaled $1.1 billion for the month of August, $7.45 billion through August of 2019, and $10.69 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$3.07 B
2Vietnam$1.61 B
3Italy$787.27 M
4Indonesia$476.54 M
5India$250.55 M
6Mexico$224.36 M
7Cambodia$155.68 M
8Spain$137.38 M
9Brazil$111.61 M
10Dominican Republic$108.54 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.45 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,005,321,986
2Port of Newark $1,136,566,599
3Port of Long Beach $656,820,091
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $491,401,707
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $229,624,622
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $212,993,387
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $153,912,225
8Port of Charleston $148,976,494
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $147,335,769
10Port Laredo $145,656,673

U.S. imports of Leather shoes increased 6.85 percent through August to $7.45 billion

U.S. imports of Leather shoes increased 6.85 percent from $6.98 billion to $7.45 billion 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 38 through August 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 $10.69 billion, a $317.82 million, 3.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this 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 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 Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $3,065,607,216
2Vietnam $1,607,175,978
3Italy $787,274,530
4Indonesia $476,543,719
5India $250,549,171
6Mexico $224,363,380
7Cambodia $155,680,293
8Spain $137,379,991
9Brazil $111,606,372
10Dominican Republic $108,542,429

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,532,278,921
2New York City $747,389,238
3Cleveland $126,736,361
4Seattle $125,328,596
5Philadelphia $115,411,593
6Chicago $104,753,384
7Laredo $74,075,923
8Atlanta/Savannah $65,098,792
9San Francisco $64,099,181
10Charleston $61,080,348

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 rose 2.58 percent compared to last year to $3.01 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.61 percent compared to last year to $1.14 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 42.51 percent compared to last year to $656.82 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 2.7 percent compared to last year to $491.4 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 15.91 percent compared to last year to $229.62 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 $23.61 million, 0.76 percent, (41.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $243.99 million, 17.9 percent, (21.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $19.62 million, 2.56 percent, (10.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia increased $126.78 million, 36.25 percent, (6.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $12.65 million, 5.32 percent, (3.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83 percent of all these Leather shoes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $6.19 billion of the $7.45 billion total.

All totaled, 74.04 percent of all these Leather shoes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $5.52 billion of the $7.45 billion total