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

Imports: Misc. leather articles

Misc. leather articles, the No. 729 import by value totaled $14.26 million for the month of July, $99.79 million through July of 2019, and $272.46 million 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$27.5 M
2India$22.82 M
3Mexico$21.05 M
4France$7.69 M
5Italy$5.09 M
6Vietnam$1.61 M
7Spain$1.56 M
8Canada$1.41 M
9Uruguay$821,825
10Turkey$816,417
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $99.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $18,169,752
2Los Angeles International Airport $15,841,853
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,997,055
4San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $7,660,903
5Port of Los Angeles $7,587,237
6Port of Newark $7,466,172
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,341,543
8Port of New Orleans $3,888,916
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $2,782,451
10Port of Long Beach $2,658,581

U.S. imports of Misc. leather articles decreased 25.61 percent through July to $99.79 million

U.S. imports of Misc. leather articles decreased 25.61 percent from $134.16 million to $99.79 million through the first seven 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 729 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 665 for the last full year with a total value of $272.46 million, a $89.62 million, 49.02 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 France and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $27,499,967
2India $22,821,333
3Mexico $21,054,159
4France $7,690,545
5Italy $5,089,464
6Vietnam $1,614,224
7Spain $1,559,765
8Canada $1,414,468
9Uruguay $821,825
10Turkey $816,417

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $19,295,262
2Laredo $13,667,176
3El Paso $13,365,402
4New Orleans $8,873,325
5New York City $7,682,514
6Chicago $4,609,800
7Cleveland $3,109,583
8Philadelphia $2,259,003
9Atlanta/Savannah $2,101,845
10Jacksonville/Tampa $1,125,687

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 29.59 percent compared to last year to $18.17 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 9.03 percent compared to last year to $15.84 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 16.35 percent compared to last year to $8 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 228.61 percent compared to last year to $7.66 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 20.66 percent compared to last year to $7.59 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 $7.74 million, 21.96 percent, (27.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $3.39 million, 17.46 percent, (22.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $29.59 million, 58.42 percent, (21.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $1.51 million, 24.35 percent, (7.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $1.26 million, 19.89 percent, (5.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.33 percent of all these Misc. leather articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $84.16 million of the $99.79 million total.

All totaled, 57.38 percent of all these Misc. leather articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $57.26 million of the $99.79 million total