Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Paintings, drawings and other artwork

Paintings, drawings and other artwork, the No. 108 import by value totaled $237.17 million for the month of March, $992.11 million through March of 2020, and $7.89 billion for all of 2019, 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$256.19 M
2United Kingdom$157.67 M
3Italy$115.23 M
4Germany$111.82 M
5Japan$57.16 M
6India$46.22 M
7Belgium$37.06 M
8Portugal$22.62 M
9The Netherlands$22.29 M
10Switzerland$20.88 M
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U.S. imports of Paintings, drawings and other artwork decreased 32.81 percent through March to $992.11 million

U.S. imports of Paintings, drawings and other artwork decreased 32.81 percent from $1.48 billion to $992.11 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 108 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 78 for the last full year with a total value of $7.89 billion, a $215.08 million, 2.65 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Miami Int’l 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 Italy, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $256,194,305
2United Kingdom $157,670,064
3Italy $115,229,380
4Germany $111,818,209
5Japan $57,155,320
6India $46,215,492
7Belgium $37,057,746
8Portugal $22,621,097
9The Netherlands $22,286,915
10Switzerland $20,878,373

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $153,951,796
2Miami $11,442,107
3Los Angeles $11,031,364
4San Francisco $7,002,362
5New Orleans $6,837,445
6Cleveland $6,374,464
7Chicago $5,958,250
8Portland, Maine $5,744,857
9Buffalo $2,763,610
10Philadelphia $2,271,776

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 32.89 percent compared to last year to $680.56 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 0.59 percent compared to last year to $106.9 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 7.77 percent compared to last year to $27.91 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 33.08 percent compared to last year to $20.49 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 151.01 percent compared to last year to $19.07 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 decreased $219.08 million, 46.1 percent, (25.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $105.14 million, 40.01 percent, (15.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $60.41 million, 34.39 percent, (11.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $35.98 million, 24.34 percent, (11.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $2.56 million, 4.29 percent, (5.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.36 percent of all these Paintings, drawings and other artwork imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $698.07 million of the $992.11 million total.

All totaled, 86.17 percent of all these Paintings, drawings and other artwork imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $854.94 million of the $992.11 million total