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

Exports: Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts

Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts, the No. 80 export by value totaled $196.96 million for the month of December, $4.1 billion through December 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$1.26 B
2United Arab Emirates$503.49 M
3Australia$252.59 M
4Japan$237.97 M
5Israel$175.37 M
6Qatar$156.09 M
7South Korea$148 M
8Afghanistan$131.46 M
9Canada$111.15 M
10Oman$100.46 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.1 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,451,002,808
2Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $301,623,793
3Port of Wilmington, Dela. $252,771,293
4Port of Newark $200,344,893
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $165,279,180
6San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $134,250,509
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $131,353,512
8Los Angeles International Airport $122,609,572
9Port of Virginia $121,449,986
10Port of Charleston $120,430,650

U.S. exports of Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts decreased 2.97 percent through December to $4.1 billion

U.S. exports of Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts decreased 2.97 percent from $4.23 billion to $4.1 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 80 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 73 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 December 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 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Saudi Arabia $1,264,643,105
2United Arab Emirates $503,485,702
3Australia $252,591,260
4Japan $237,968,406
5Israel $175,365,755
6Qatar $156,092,788
7South Korea $147,997,018
8Afghanistan $131,461,706
9Canada $111,151,996
10Oman $100,461,539

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1PHILADELPHIA, PA $321,829,838
2WILMINGTON, NC $237,317,776
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $139,547,196
4CHARLESTON, SC $111,434,604
5SAN FRANCISCO, CA $94,677,304
6BALTIMORE, MD $81,929,470
7LOS ANGELES, CA $77,844,372
8CHICAGO, IL $69,972,868
9HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $57,273,770
10SEATTLE, WA $56,340,930

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 19.46 percent compared to last year to $1.45 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 49.59 percent compared to last year to $252.77 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 63.98 percent compared to last year to $200.34 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 180.28 percent compared to last year to $165.28 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 decreased $42.3 million, 3.24 percent, (30.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Arab Emirates decreased $340.7 million, 40.36 percent, (12.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $83.73 million, 49.58 percent, (6.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $51.98 million, 27.95 percent, (5.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Israel increased $74.82 million, 74.42 percent, (4.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.36 percent of all these Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.43 billion of the $4.1 billion total.

All totaled, 57.83 percent of all these Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.37 billion of the $4.1 billion total