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

Exports: Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts

Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts, the No. 81 export by value totaled $406.93 million for the month of October, $3.48 billion through October of 2018, and $4.23 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Saudi Arabia$1.23 B
2United Arab Emirates$419.65 M
3Australia$171.51 M
4Japan$163.81 M
5Israel$148.31 M
6South Korea$145.29 M
7Afghanistan$127.8 M
8Canada$101.96 M
9Oman$99.17 M
10United Kingdom$94.45 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.48 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,207,953,838
2Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $301,623,793
3Port of Wilmington, Dela. $222,604,012
4Port of Newark $171,782,151
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $157,935,139
6Port of Virginia $117,385,927
7Los Angeles International Airport $114,653,651
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $113,946,421
9Birmingham International Airport, Ala. $89,333,178
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $83,223,714

U.S. exports of Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts increased 1.08 percent through October to $3.48 billion

U.S. exports of Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts increased 1.08 percent from $3.44 billion to $3.48 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 81 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 72 for the last full year with a total value of $4.23 billion, a $85.01 million, 1.97 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C., No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Kuwait, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 3 Tucson International Airport, Ariz., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Birmingham International Airport, Ala..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Saudi Arabia $1,232,670,908
2United Arab Emirates $419,651,898
3Australia $171,510,603
4Japan $163,808,806
5Israel $148,305,302
6South Korea $145,288,865
7Afghanistan $127,798,096
8Canada $101,957,363
9Oman $99,174,973
10United Kingdom $94,450,281

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $137,563,201
2Wilmington $64,432,233
3New York City $57,345,362
4Baltimore $40,760,451
5Los Angeles $33,881,740
6Houston $28,536,930
7Seattle $27,779,817
8Phoenix/Nogales $27,300,000
9Chicago $27,039,688
10San Francisco $15,918,065

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 Wilmington, N.C. rose 4.96 percent compared to last year to $1.21 billion.
  • Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. totaled $301.62 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 41.71 percent compared to last year to $222.6 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 127.39 percent compared to last year to $171.78 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 174.26 percent compared to last year to $157.94 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. exports to No. 1 Saudi Arabia increased $159.19 million, 14.83 percent, (35.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Arab Emirates decreased $187.04 million, 30.83 percent, (12.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $44.17 million, 34.69 percent, (4.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $5.16 million, 3.26 percent, (4.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Israel increased $60.94 million, 69.75 percent, (4.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.38 percent of all these Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.14 billion of the $3.48 billion total.

All totaled, 59.25 percent of all these Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.06 billion of the $3.48 billion total