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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Leather shoes

Leather shoes, the No. 41 import by value totaled $1.08 billion for the month of October, $9.01 billion through October of 2018, and $10.37 billion for all of 2017, 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$4.04 B
2Vietnam$1.79 B
3Italy$934.75 M
4Indonesia$458.22 M
5India$308.43 M
6Mexico$279.58 M
7Spain$169.82 M
8Dominican Republic$149.88 M
9Cambodia$132.85 M
10Brazil$117.43 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,826,640,872
2Port of Newark $1,320,303,451
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $622,829,234
4Port of Long Beach $621,700,538
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $275,455,476
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $246,168,405
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $205,633,692
8Port Laredo $186,401,500
9Port of Charleston $167,834,783
10Los Angeles International Airport $147,805,243

U.S. imports of Leather shoes increased 1.76 percent through October to $9.01 billion

U.S. imports of Leather shoes increased 1.76 percent from $8.85 billion to $9.01 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 41 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 39 for the last full year with a total value of $10.37 billion, a $915.3 million, 8.11 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach 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 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $4,041,739,126
2Vietnam $1,785,732,027
3Italy $934,745,517
4Indonesia $458,217,077
5India $308,426,046
6Mexico $279,578,042
7Spain $169,820,343
8Dominican Republic $149,883,013
9Cambodia $132,848,031
10Brazil $117,427,746

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $793,998,925
2New York City $377,380,939
3Seattle $70,897,019
4Philadelphia $60,239,640
5Cleveland $59,896,858
6Chicago $44,949,158
7San Francisco $37,281,393
8Boston $33,438,935
9Atlanta/Savannah $33,206,613
10Laredo $30,778,330

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.43 percent compared to last year to $3.83 billion.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.85 percent compared to last year to $1.32 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1.03 percent compared to last year to $622.83 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 11.84 percent compared to last year to $621.7 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 11.6 percent compared to last year to $275.46 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 $233.71 million, 5.47 percent, (44.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $212.69 million, 13.52 percent, (19.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $75.36 million, 8.77 percent, (10.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $25.56 million, 5.28 percent, (5.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $3.1 million, 1 percent, (3.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.58 percent of all these Leather shoes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $7.53 billion of the $9.01 billion total.

All totaled, 74.01 percent of all these Leather shoes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $6.67 billion of the $9.01 billion total