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

Imports: Misc. leather products

Misc. leather products, the No. 474 import by value totaled $41.67 million for the month of December, $539.82 million through December of 2018, and $538.13 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
1Italy$180.65 M
2Brazil$119.83 M
3Mexico$77.48 M
4Uruguay$27.73 M
5Argentina$24.58 M
6China$24.03 M
7Germany$14.05 M
8Austria$10.97 M
9United Kingdom$9.53 M
10India$7.41 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $539.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $83,543,082
2Port Laredo $63,564,973
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $56,427,953
4Port of Newark $48,988,257
5Port of Virginia $38,200,694
6Port of New York $29,664,653
7Port of Charleston $27,268,275
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $26,365,426
9Port of New Orleans $19,154,336
10Port of Los Angeles $17,160,966

U.S. imports of Misc. leather products increased 0.31 percent through December to $539.82 million

U.S. imports of Misc. leather products increased 0.31 percent from $538.13 million to $539.82 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 474 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 456 for the last full year with a total value of $538.13 million, a $20.74 million, 3.71 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Uruguay and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Uruguay and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $180,654,450
2Brazil $119,827,292
3Mexico $77,477,025
4Uruguay $27,733,445
5Argentina $24,580,925
6China $24,025,658
7Germany $14,048,364
8Austria $10,970,522
9United Kingdom $9,526,869
10India $7,407,166

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $19,844,825
2New York City $18,884,302
3Atlanta/Savannah $14,981,243
4Houston $8,818,094
5Norfolk $8,506,207
6Wilmington $8,013,517
7Los Angeles $7,951,663
8Charleston $7,020,590
9El Paso $6,070,054
10New Orleans $5,484,783

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 4.04 percent compared to last year to $83.54 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 0.89 percent compared to last year to $63.56 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 13.13 percent compared to last year to $56.43 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 22.97 percent compared to last year to $48.99 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 38.93 percent compared to last year to $38.2 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 Italy increased $4.69 million, 2.66 percent, (33.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $9.01 million, 8.13 percent, (22.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $10.49 million, 11.93 percent, (14.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Uruguay decreased $2.49 million, 8.23 percent, (5.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Argentina increased $1.8 million, 7.89 percent, (4.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.71 percent of all these Misc. leather products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $430.27 million of the $539.82 million total.

All totaled, 53.86 percent of all these Misc. leather products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $290.72 million of the $539.82 million total