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

Imports: Raw animal hides, skins

Raw animal hides, skins, the No. 1168 import by value totaled $39,336 for the month of February, $342,621 through February of 2020, and $990,625 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
1Italy$256,099
2Canada$66,854
3Cote D'Ivoire$15,000
4Colombia$1,400
5China$1,227
6Indonesia$1,134
7Senegal$650
8Thailand$257
9Hong Kong$0
10Vietnam$0
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U.S. imports of Raw animal hides, skins decreased 4.06 percent through February to $342,621

U.S. imports of Raw animal hides, skins decreased 4.06 percent from $357,114 to $342,621 through the first two 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 1168 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1178 for the last full year with a total value of $990,625, a $306,114, 23.61 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Cote D’Ivoire, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 2 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Papua New Guinea, No. 3 France, No. 4 Zimbabwe and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $256,099
2Canada $66,854
3Cote D’Ivoire $15,000
4Colombia $1,400
5China $1,227
6Indonesia $1,134
7Senegal $650
8Thailand $257
9France $0
10Zimbabwe $0

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $110,871
2Great Falls, Mont. $8,699
3Cleveland $5,200
4Miami $4,036
5New Orleans $2,330
6Pembina, N.D. $1,983
7Buffalo $1,595
8Los Angeles $1,364
9El Paso $639
10Jacksonville/Tampa $454

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Miami Int’l Airport totaled $254,731. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 60.09 percent compared to last year to $44,366.
  • Port of Charleston totaled $15,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 74.9 percent compared to last year to $12,960.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 50.44 percent compared to last year to $7,770.

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 increased $255,327, 33073 percent, (74.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $121,991, 64.6 percent, (19.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Cote D’Ivoire increased $15,000, 0 percent, (4.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Colombia increased $1,400, 0 percent, (0.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $1,227, 0 percent, (0.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.4 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $340,580 of the $342,621 total.

All totaled, 97.73 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $334,827 of the $342,621 total