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

Imports: Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry

Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, the No. 38 import by value totaled $1.04 billion for the month of December, $11.52 billion through December 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$6.36 B
2Italy$1.18 B
3Vietnam$974.75 M
4France$759.04 M
5Cambodia$380.97 M
6Philippines$323.77 M
7India$302.47 M
8Indonesia$281.37 M
9Spain$144.95 M
10Mexico$117.63 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.52 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $4,189,193,751
2Port of Newark $2,080,022,633
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $708,953,880
4Port of Long Beach $675,060,887
5Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $497,922,431
6Los Angeles International Airport $492,997,569
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $463,554,376
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $290,901,793
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $288,382,292
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $206,080,504

U.S. imports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 6.17 percent through December to $11.52 billion

U.S. imports of Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry increased 6.17 percent from $10.85 billion to $11.52 billion 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 38 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 37 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 December 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 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $6,355,217,745
2Italy $1,180,058,856
3Vietnam $974,746,163
4France $759,037,453
5Cambodia $380,969,653
6Philippines $323,772,544
7India $302,470,788
8Indonesia $281,374,466
9Spain $144,945,790
10Mexico $117,628,629

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,103,085,172
2New York City $683,987,717
3Jacksonville/Tampa $181,477,032
4Atlanta/Savannah $125,117,209
5Chicago $117,997,651
6Cleveland $99,508,324
7San Francisco $89,301,104
8Seattle $87,898,729
9Dallas $61,027,369
10Miami $36,664,784

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.12 percent compared to last year to $4.19 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 32.06 percent compared to last year to $2.08 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 3.05 percent compared to last year to $708.95 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 4.16 percent compared to last year to $675.06 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. fell 25.28 percent compared to last year to $497.92 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 increased $34.95 million, 0.55 percent, (55.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $236.89 million, 25.12 percent, (10.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam decreased $107.01 million, 9.89 percent, (8.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $111.22 million, 17.17 percent, (6.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Cambodia increased $202.53 million, 113.5 percent, (3.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.74 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $9.65 billion of the $11.52 billion total.

All totaled, 70.74 percent of all these Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $8.15 billion of the $11.52 billion total