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

Imports: Misc. leather articles

Misc. leather articles, the No. 634 import by value totaled $28.23 million for the month of October, $220.21 million through October 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$86.28 M
2China$63.77 M
3India$28.83 M
4Italy$8.85 M
5France$8.78 M
6Vietnam$3.13 M
7Canada$2.72 M
8Spain$1.74 M
9United Kingdom$1.64 M
10Uruguay$1.51 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $220.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $47,736,860
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $35,745,415
3Los Angeles International Airport $33,079,045
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $21,717,510
5Port of Los Angeles $13,957,431
6Port of Newark $11,883,842
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $9,198,853
8Port of New Orleans $7,395,625
9Port of Long Beach $3,844,809
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $3,743,231

U.S. imports of Misc. leather articles increased 48.56 percent through October to $220.21 million

U.S. imports of Misc. leather articles increased 48.56 percent from $148.22 million to $220.21 million 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 634 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 704 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 October of this year the leading 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.

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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $86,284,141
2China $63,772,556
3India $28,833,624
4Italy $8,854,740
5France $8,776,931
6Vietnam $3,126,553
7Canada $2,715,487
8Spain $1,740,501
9United Kingdom $1,643,895
10Uruguay $1,510,277

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $8,503,024
2El Paso $4,432,884
3New Orleans $3,617,901
4New York City $3,425,483
5Philadelphia $1,961,471
6Cleveland $1,472,413
7Laredo $1,350,146
8Chicago $1,088,967
9Atlanta/Savannah $919,649
10Jacksonville/Tampa $650,026

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 Laredo rose 931.18 percent compared to last year to $47.74 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 2675.99 percent compared to last year to $35.75 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 2.57 percent compared to last year to $33.08 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1.31 percent compared to last year to $21.72 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.99 percent compared to last year to $13.96 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 $76.5 million, 781.59 percent, (39.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $3.96 million, 5.84 percent, (28.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $922,237, 3.3 percent, (13.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $131,753, 1.51 percent, (4.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $664,084, 8.19 percent, (3.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.24 percent of all these Misc. leather articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $196.52 million of the $220.21 million total.

All totaled, 69.13 percent of all these Misc. leather articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $152.24 million of the $220.21 million total