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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry

Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, the No. 46 import by value totaled $720.27 million for the month of March, $2.46 billion through March of 2019, and $11.52 billion for all of 2018, 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
1China$1.04 B
2Italy$280.36 M
3Vietnam$261.71 M
4France$195.16 M
5Cambodia$177.06 M
6Philippines$93.72 M
7Indonesia$82.18 M
8India$78.06 M
9Myanmar (Burma)$39.76 M
10Spain$35.36 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.46 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $853,028,991
2Port of Newark $486,900,924
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $153,155,706
4Port of Long Beach $123,708,018
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $109,498,052
6Los Angeles International Airport $108,485,803
7Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $100,336,152
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $59,499,787
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $58,399,572
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $39,481,951

U.S. imports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry decreased 5.03 percent through March to $2.46 billion

U.S. imports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry decreased 5.03 percent from $2.59 billion to $2.46 billion through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 46 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 42 for the last full year with a total value of $11.52 billion, a $669.86 million, 6.17 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 France and No. 5 Cambodia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 France and No. 5 Cambodia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Jacksonville, Fla..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,044,275,675
2Italy $280,356,417
3Vietnam $261,705,717
4France $195,163,351
5Cambodia $177,064,741
6Philippines $93,723,475
7Indonesia $82,184,648
8India $78,055,441
9Myanmar (Burma) $39,761,206
10Spain $35,364,065

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,453,640,151
2New York City $942,845,874
3Jacksonville/Tampa $213,760,687
4Chicago $164,871,810
5Atlanta/Savannah $159,472,815
6Cleveland $123,431,047
7San Francisco $117,680,208
8Seattle $117,226,665
9Dallas $81,965,349
10Miami $48,552,068

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 Los Angeles fell 3.98 percent compared to last year to $853.03 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.83 percent compared to last year to $486.9 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 10.85 percent compared to last year to $153.16 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 11.5 percent compared to last year to $123.71 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 3.96 percent compared to last year to $109.5 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 China decreased $370.32 million, 26.18 percent, (42.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $24.38 million, 9.52 percent, (11.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $33.69 million, 14.78 percent, (10.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $15.39 million, 8.56 percent, (7.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Cambodia increased $92.27 million, 108.82 percent, (7.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.7 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.96 billion of the $2.46 billion total.

All totaled, 70.25 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.73 billion of the $2.46 billion total