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

Imports: Paintings, drawings and other artwork

Paintings, drawings and other artwork, the No. 62 import by value totaled $1.48 billion for the month of October, $6.79 billion through October of 2018, and $7.27 billion 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
1France$2.12 B
2United Kingdom$1.33 B
3Germany$620.46 M
4Spain$435.84 M
5Italy$416.33 M
6The Netherlands$277.98 M
7Switzerland$260.38 M
8Belgium$242.06 M
9Russia$227.73 M
10Japan$178.14 M
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U.S. imports of Paintings, drawings and other artwork increased 21.03 percent through October to $6.79 billion

U.S. imports of Paintings, drawings and other artwork increased 21.03 percent from $5.61 billion to $6.79 billion 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 62 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 67 for the last full year with a total value of $7.27 billion, a $619.45 million, 9.31 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $2,118,654,986
2United Kingdom $1,329,422,141
3Germany $620,460,982
4Spain $435,836,568
5Italy $416,331,360
6The Netherlands $277,981,410
7Switzerland $260,381,979
8Belgium $242,063,732
9Russia $227,729,527
10Japan $178,141,864

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $655,346,597
2Los Angeles $134,849,453
3New Orleans $46,447,601
4Miami $34,748,318
5Dallas $30,886,594
6Chicago $27,240,353
7Washington, D.C. $9,057,100
8San Francisco $8,721,061
9Cleveland $6,626,109
10Houston $5,303,542

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 16.6 percent compared to last year to $5.07 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 74.2 percent compared to last year to $432.27 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 182.09 percent compared to last year to $235.94 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 122.2 percent compared to last year to $133.35 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 858.54 percent compared to last year to $131.79 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 France increased $834.71 million, 65.01 percent, (31.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $305.27 million, 29.81 percent, (19.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $94.16 million, 13.18 percent, (9.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $188.96 million, 76.54 percent, (6.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $169.02 million, 28.88 percent, (6.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.46 percent of all these Paintings, drawings and other artwork imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.92 billion of the $6.79 billion total.

All totaled, 88.4 percent of all these Paintings, drawings and other artwork imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $6 billion of the $6.79 billion total