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

Imports: Misc. leather products

Misc. leather products, the No. 471 import by value totaled $42.27 million for the month of October, $455 million through October 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$147.71 M
2Brazil$102.86 M
3Mexico$67.34 M
4Uruguay$25.34 M
5Argentina$21.31 M
6China$18.54 M
7Germany$12.76 M
8Austria$8.94 M
9United Kingdom$7.23 M
10India$6.16 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $455 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $73,531,625
2Port Laredo $54,713,341
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $47,384,234
4Port of Newark $41,676,215
5Port of Virginia $29,308,413
6Port of New York $25,448,299
7Port of Charleston $23,443,148
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $21,476,043
9Port of New Orleans $15,519,699
10Port of Los Angeles $14,230,348

U.S. imports of Misc. leather products increased 0.60 percent through October to $455 million

U.S. imports of Misc. leather products increased 0.60 percent from $452.28 million to $455 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 471 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 455 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 October 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $147,713,154
2Brazil $102,861,844
3Mexico $67,341,549
4Uruguay $25,337,729
5Argentina $21,306,260
6China $18,540,496
7Germany $12,757,240
8Austria $8,942,691
9United Kingdom $7,230,582
10India $6,163,558

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $14,281,361
2New York City $11,989,882
3Atlanta/Savannah $9,727,325
4Houston $5,953,165
5El Paso $5,834,554
6Los Angeles $5,358,385
7Norfolk $4,921,193
8Charleston $4,770,537
9Wilmington $3,945,050
10New Orleans $3,306,934

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 Houston rose 12.2 percent compared to last year to $73.53 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 1.95 percent compared to last year to $54.71 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 15.13 percent compared to last year to $47.38 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 26.13 percent compared to last year to $41.68 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 19.55 percent compared to last year to $29.31 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 decreased $10,068, 0.01 percent, (32.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $7.94 million, 8.37 percent, (22.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $6.5 million, 8.8 percent, (14.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Uruguay increased $2.27 million, 9.83 percent, (5.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Argentina increased $2.64 million, 14.15 percent, (4.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.12 percent of all these Misc. leather products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $364.56 million of the $455 million total.

All totaled, 54.2 percent of all these Misc. leather products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $246.61 million of the $455 million total