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

Imports: Raw animal hides, skins

Raw animal hides, skins, the No. 1196 import by value totaled $87,413 for the month of December, $1.3 million through December of 2018, and $918,210 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
1Canada$1.02 M
2France$87,436
3Japan$34,955
4Hungary$16,500
5Italy$16,433
6Cote D'Ivoire$15,780
7Australia$13,932
8Spain$11,776
9Thailand$11,382
10Sweden$11,354
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U.S. imports of Raw animal hides, skins increased 41.22 percent through December to $1.3 million

U.S. imports of Raw animal hides, skins increased 41.22 percent from $918,210 to $1.3 million in 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 1196 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1204 for the last full year with a total value of $918,210, a $203,485, 18.14 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Hungary and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Iceland, No. 4 Cote D’Ivoire and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,022,166
2France $87,436
3Japan $34,955
4Hungary $16,500
5Italy $16,433
6Cote D’Ivoire $15,780
7Australia $13,932
8Spain $11,776
9Thailand $11,382
10Sweden $11,354

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $571,066
2Detroit $102,171
3Great Falls, Mont. $38,015
4Pembina, N.D. $22,283
5New York City $19,890
6Portland, Maine $7,703
7Seattle $3,313
8Cleveland $2,896
9New Orleans $2,666
10San Francisco $650

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 177.03 percent compared to last year to $667,519.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 43.84 percent compared to last year to $155,867.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 992.23 percent compared to last year to $99,185.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 71.69 percent compared to last year to $68,291.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. totaled $62,360. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Canada increased $286,379, 38.92 percent, (78.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $87,436, 0 percent, (6.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $34,955, 0 percent, (2.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Hungary increased $16,500, 0 percent, (1.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $24,152, 59.51 percent, (1.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.8 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.18 million of the $1.3 million total.

All totaled, 81.22 percent of all these Raw animal hides, skins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.05 million of the $1.3 million total