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

Imports: Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals

Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals, the No. 314 import by value totaled $84.4 million for the month of July, $648.59 million through July of 2019, and $1.05 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
1Switzerland$596.59 M
2France$12.56 M
3Italy$9.13 M
4Malaysia$6.52 M
5China$6.45 M
6Germany$5.22 M
7Japan$2.64 M
8Hong Kong$2.36 M
9Portugal$1.85 M
10United Kingdom$1.65 M
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U.S. imports of Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals increased 3.06 percent through July to $648.59 million

U.S. imports of Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals increased 3.06 percent from $629.34 million to $648.59 million through the first seven 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 314 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 326 for the last full year with a total value of $1.05 billion, a $7.28 million, 0.70 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 France, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 France, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Switzerland $596,589,034
2France $12,556,149
3Italy $9,127,036
4Malaysia $6,522,292
5China $6,447,150
6Germany $5,217,716
7Japan $2,639,984
8Hong Kong $2,362,620
9Portugal $1,852,802
10United Kingdom $1,646,458

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $224,736,326
2Miami $80,567,025
3Dallas $17,002,131
4New Orleans $12,784,611
5Los Angeles $9,150,265
6Cleveland $3,210,202
7Jacksonville/Tampa $2,593,461
8Honolulu $1,516,318
9San Francisco $1,203,001
10Chicago $978,568

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 19.95 percent compared to last year to $437.09 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 35.17 percent compared to last year to $81.75 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 13.05 percent compared to last year to $42.43 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 40.89 percent compared to last year to $29.89 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 15.94 percent compared to last year to $24.74 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 Switzerland increased $25.9 million, 4.54 percent, (91.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $411,742, 3.39 percent, (1.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $781,258, 9.36 percent, (1.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia increased $1.92 million, 41.6 percent, (1.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $669,006, 11.58 percent, (0.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.33 percent of all these Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $631.24 million of the $648.59 million total.

All totaled, 94.96 percent of all these Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $615.9 million of the $648.59 million total