Countries New York imports the most goods from

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July 23, 2021
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Countries New York imports the most goods from

The U.S. in 2020 imported $2.8 trillion of goods and services, down $294.5 billion from 2019 largely due to the coronavirus pandemic. As the economy has recovered, imports have expanded and the U.S. trade deficit has widened. In May, the foreign-trade gap in goods and services grew by 3.1% over the month prior to a seasonally adjusted $71.2 billion.

All U.S. states import goods from around the world, bringing in products necessary for state industry, recreation, and tourism. But what is imported—and from where—varies from state to state. Stacker compiled a list of countries that New York imports the most goods from using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Countries are ranked by the highest value of imports in 2020 with New York. Keep reading to see where your state is importing the most goods from.

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#30. Russia

- Imports: $555.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($394.4 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($32.5 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($19.0 million)

- Total trade: $1.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $555.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($54.4 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($44.7 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($39.9 million)
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#29. Bangladesh

- Imports: $617.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($288.5 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($264.3 million)
--- Headgear And Parts Thereof ($22.6 million)

- Total trade: $1.2 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $617.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($7.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.9 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($2.8 million)
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#28. Poland

- Imports: $640.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($365.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($42.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($37.4 million)

- Total trade: $1.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $640.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($35.7 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($28.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($28.5 million)
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#27. Netherlands

- Imports: $726.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($116.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($112.3 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($103.7 million)

- Total trade: $1.5 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $726.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($286.7 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($258.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($160.0 million)
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#26. Malaysia

- Imports: $742.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($224.7 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($108.7 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($107.5 million)

- Total trade: $1.5 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $742.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($84.1 million)
--- Railway Or Tramway Stock Etc; Traffic Signal Equip ($58.8 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($37.1 million)

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#25. Spain

- Imports: $896.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($97.6 million)
--- Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($82.2 million)
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($65.0 million)

- Total trade: $1.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $896.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($59.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($38.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($18.4 million)
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#24. Brazil

- Imports: $935.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($196.9 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($127.3 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($66.9 million)

- Total trade: $1.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $935.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($144.7 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($86.0 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($66.2 million)
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#23. Thailand

- Imports: $1.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($344.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($151.4 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($94.1 million)

- Total trade: $2.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($183.1 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($57.4 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($33.6 million)
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#22. Indonesia

- Imports: $1.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($354.8 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($173.9 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($143.7 million)

- Total trade: $2.4 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($17.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($16.3 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($15.4 million)
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#21. Turkey

- Imports: $1.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($535.6 million)
--- Carpets And Other Textile Floor Coverings ($189.6 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($93.0 million)

- Total trade: $2.7 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($188.4 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($73.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($55.8 million)

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#20. Ireland

- Imports: $1.7 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($1.5 billion)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($64.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($37.3 million)

- Total trade: $3.5 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.7 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($57.3 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($52.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($28.2 million)
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#19. Korea, South

- Imports: $1.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($600.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($277.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($168.7 million)

- Total trade: $3.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($188.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($122.8 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($110.0 million)
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#18. Japan

- Imports: $2.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($327.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($215.8 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($206.5 million)

- Total trade: $4.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($376.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($328.4 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($211.8 million)
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#17. Belgium

- Imports: $2.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($993.1 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($955.0 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($98.3 million)

- Total trade: $4.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($1.4 billion)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($181.6 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($116.6 million)
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#16. Taiwan

- Imports: $2.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($537.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($341.3 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($333.9 million)

- Total trade: $4.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($272.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($131.6 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($94.5 million)

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#15. Vietnam

- Imports: $2.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($542.1 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($494.9 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($422.6 million)

- Total trade: $5.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($48.4 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($40.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.5 million)
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#14. Mexico

- Imports: $3.4 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.1 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($454.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($281.6 million)

- Total trade: $6.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($649.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($283.6 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($213.0 million)
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#13. South Africa

- Imports: $3.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($3.4 billion)
--- Iron And Steel ($37.2 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($12.6 million)

- Total trade: $7.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($67.8 million)
--- Ceramic Products ($42.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($17.8 million)
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#12. Singapore

- Imports: $3.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($3.6 billion)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($115.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($81.0 million)

- Total trade: $7.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($240.3 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($177.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($115.8 million)
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#11. United Kingdom

- Imports: $4.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($1.2 billion)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($677.5 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($491.3 million)

- Total trade: $8.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.0 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($1.6 billion)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($1.3 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($165.7 million)

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#10. Germany

- Imports: $4.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($560.1 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($492.5 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($389.9 million)

- Total trade: $8.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($929.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($416.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($320.5 million)
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#9. Israel

- Imports: $4.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($3.4 billion)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($150.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($112.0 million)

- Total trade: $8.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($1.8 billion)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($191.5 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($134.9 million)
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#8. Australia

- Imports: $4.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($4.6 billion)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($114.7 million)
--- Nickel And Articles Thereof ($58.2 million)

- Total trade: $9.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($300.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($130.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($112.9 million)
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#7. Italy

- Imports: $5.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($507.1 million)
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($502.1 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($439.2 million)

- Total trade: $10.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $5.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($164.9 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($121.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($75.4 million)
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#6. Hong Kong

- Imports: $5.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($4.6 billion)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($539.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($15.1 million)

- Total trade: $10.5 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $5.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($2.1 billion)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($806.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($390.7 million)

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#5. France

- Imports: $5.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($1.4 billion)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($1.1 billion)
--- Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($512.3 million)

- Total trade: $11.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $5.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($599.9 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($458.2 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($325.3 million)
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#4. India

- Imports: $9.7 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($7.1 billion)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($300.4 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($246.8 million)

- Total trade: $19.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $9.7 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($1.2 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($96.4 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($75.7 million)
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#3. Canada

- Imports: $15.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($3.2 billion)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.4 billion)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($1.2 billion)

- Total trade: $30.4 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $15.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($7.3 billion)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($2.1 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.1 billion)
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#2. China

- Imports: $19.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($3.7 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.1 billion)
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($1.5 billion)

- Total trade: $39.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $19.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($592.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($322.5 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($228.4 million)
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#1. Switzerland

- Imports: $33.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($29.6 billion)
--- Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof ($1.6 billion)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($909.1 million)

- Total trade: $66.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $33.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($5.1 billion)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($923.2 million)
--- Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof ($124.2 million)

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