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

Imports: Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry

Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, the No. 37 import by value totaled $1.13 billion for the month of October, $9.54 billion through October of 2018, and $10.85 billion 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
1China$5.28 B
2Italy$936.55 M
3Vietnam$832.76 M
4France$598.76 M
5Cambodia$322.81 M
6Philippines$285.58 M
7India$255.23 M
8Indonesia$231.79 M
9Spain$109.43 M
10Mexico$99.41 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.54 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,502,471,028
2Port of Newark $1,692,208,858
3Port of Long Beach $568,888,065
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $566,488,841
5Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $441,358,843
6Los Angeles International Airport $396,833,418
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $392,589,407
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $239,823,560
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $238,359,509
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $158,267,937

U.S. imports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 4.50 percent through October to $9.54 billion

U.S. imports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 4.50 percent from $9.13 billion to $9.54 billion through the first 10 months of 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 37 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 36 for the last full year with a total value of $10.85 billion, a $128.33 million, 1.20 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Jacksonville, Fla..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 France and No. 5 Philippines. 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 Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $5,281,679,939
2Italy $936,545,902
3Vietnam $832,761,620
4France $598,764,273
5Cambodia $322,806,250
6Philippines $285,579,004
7India $255,230,075
8Indonesia $231,785,360
9Spain $109,430,752
10Mexico $99,411,043

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $696,837,659
2New York City $424,634,146
3Jacksonville/Tampa $142,209,946
4Atlanta/Savannah $76,447,189
5Chicago $70,797,463
6Cleveland $69,957,059
7San Francisco $60,332,767
8Seattle $57,210,712
9Dallas $37,358,539
10New Orleans $22,105,761

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.44 percent compared to last year to $3.5 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 30.08 percent compared to last year to $1.69 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 0.26 percent compared to last year to $568.89 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 2.95 percent compared to last year to $566.49 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. fell 22.46 percent compared to last year to $441.36 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 $122.68 million, 2.27 percent, (55.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $195.34 million, 26.35 percent, (9.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam decreased $112.58 million, 11.91 percent, (8.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $90.22 million, 17.74 percent, (6.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Cambodia increased $179.19 million, 124.77 percent, (3.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.53 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $7.97 billion of the $9.54 billion total.

All totaled, 70.95 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $6.77 billion of the $9.54 billion total