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

Imports: Raw furs

Raw furs, the No. 1157 import by value totaled $396,926 for the month of May, $1.41 million through May of 2020, and $4.61 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
1Portugal$695,502
2Belgium$469,249
3Ukraine$186,767
4Canada$22,849
5The Netherlands$17,453
6Italy$5,705
7New Zealand$5,610
8United Kingdom$2,450
9Romania$803
10Germany$363
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U.S. imports of Raw furs decreased 28.72 percent through May to $1.41 million

U.S. imports of Raw furs decreased 28.72 percent from $1.97 million to $1.41 million through the first five 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 1157 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1148 for the last full year with a total value of $4.61 million, a $1.07 million, 30.17 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Ukraine, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Ukraine, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 36.43 percent compared to last year to $659,082.
  • Port of Houston rose 73.51 percent compared to last year to $325,941.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 15.01 percent compared to last year to $151,046.
  • Port of Charleston totaled $123,800. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 22.67 percent compared to last year to $51,397.

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 Portugal decreased $554,211, 44.35 percent, (49.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium increased $97,360, 26.18 percent, (33.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Ukraine increased $2,353, 1.28 percent, (13.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $49,003, 68.2 percent, (1.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $15,078, 46.35 percent, (1.24 percent market share).

All totaled, 98.94 percent of all these Raw furs imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.39 million of the $1.41 million total.

All totaled, 93.21 percent of all these Raw furs imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.31 million of the $1.41 million total