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

Imports: Misc. leather articles

Misc. leather articles, the No. 629 import by value totaled $25.42 million for the month of December, $272.46 million through December of 2018, and $182.84 million 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
1Mexico$108.09 M
2China$80.23 M
3India$34.36 M
4France$10.85 M
5Italy$10.65 M
6Vietnam$3.76 M
7Canada$3.06 M
8Spain$2.25 M
9United Kingdom$1.95 M
10Uruguay$1.69 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $272.46 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $59,827,033
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $44,677,933
3Los Angeles International Airport $40,114,068
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $28,309,532
5Port of Los Angeles $16,152,713
6Port of Newark $14,320,667
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $11,444,177
8Port of New Orleans $8,478,501
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $5,177,185
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $4,971,137

U.S. imports of Misc. leather articles increased 49.02 percent through December to $272.46 million

U.S. imports of Misc. leather articles increased 49.02 percent from $182.84 million to $272.46 million in 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 629 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 698 for the last full year with a total value of $182.84 million, a $42.21 million, 30.02 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 France and No. 5 Italy. 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $108,091,435
2China $80,228,294
3India $34,363,489
4France $10,845,872
5Italy $10,647,719
6Vietnam $3,761,871
7Canada $3,057,448
8Spain $2,252,975
9United Kingdom $1,952,460
10Uruguay $1,688,216

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $14,132,206
2El Paso $8,323,182
3Laredo $7,210,166
4New Orleans $6,093,779
5New York City $5,209,705
6Chicago $3,118,591
7Cleveland $2,449,078
8Philadelphia $2,120,146
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,525,220
10Jacksonville/Tampa $878,223

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 892.63 percent compared to last year to $59.83 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 3044 percent compared to last year to $44.68 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 3.68 percent compared to last year to $40.11 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 3.78 percent compared to last year to $28.31 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.04 percent compared to last year to $16.15 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 Mexico increased $96.28 million, 815.4 percent, (39.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $6.71 million, 7.71 percent, (29.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $1.13 million, 3.41 percent, (12.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $1.05 million, 10.69 percent, (3.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $288,251, 2.78 percent, (3.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.62 percent of all these Misc. leather articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $244.18 million of the $272.46 million total.

All totaled, 69.4 percent of all these Misc. leather articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $189.08 million of the $272.46 million total