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

Imports: Patent leather, chamois, etc.

Patent leather, chamois, etc., the No. 1115 import by value totaled $792,020 for the month of March, $1.86 million through March of 2020, and $8.53 million 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
1Mexico$772,700
2Turkey$637,685
3Italy$324,250
4Brazil$31,903
5China$30,435
6Argentina$25,000
7Greece$13,873
8Dominican Republic$11,813
9United Kingdom$6,103
10France$5,478
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U.S. imports of Patent leather, chamois, etc. increased 4.30 percent through March to $1.86 million

U.S. imports of Patent leather, chamois, etc. increased 4.30 percent from $1.78 million to $1.86 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 1115 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1125 for the last full year with a total value of $8.53 million, a $1.13 million, 11.68 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Eagle Pass.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $772,700
2Turkey $637,685
3Italy $324,250
4Brazil $31,903
5China $30,435
6Argentina $25,000
7Greece $13,873
8Dominican Republic $11,813
9United Kingdom $6,103
10France $5,478

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $293,107
2New York City $95,133
3Dallas $57,966
4Los Angeles $44,851
5New Orleans $32,848
6San Francisco $20,265
7Buffalo $12,409
8Cleveland $12,343
9Miami $12,215
10Houston $11,206

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 224.67 percent compared to last year to $737,173.
  • Port Laredo rose 50.84 percent compared to last year to $704,203.
  • Port of Houston rose 183.96 percent compared to last year to $110,492.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 19.04 percent compared to last year to $56,889.
  • Eagle Pass fell 17.65 percent compared to last year to $56,504.

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 $234,411, 43.55 percent, (41.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Turkey decreased $39,159, 5.79 percent, (34.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $82,321, 20.25 percent, (17.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $31,903, 0 percent, (1.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $22,606, 42.62 percent, (1.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.53 percent of all these Patent leather, chamois, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.8 million of the $1.86 million total.

All totaled, 89.45 percent of all these Patent leather, chamois, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.67 million of the $1.86 million total