Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts

Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts, the No. 70 export by value totaled $236.15 million for the month of December, $4.45 billion in 2019, and $4.1 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 Markets

RankCountry2019
1Saudi Arabia$1.47 B
2United Arab Emirates$772.5 M
3Japan$457.51 M
4Israel$267.66 M
5Australia$184.3 M
6Qatar$171.49 M
7South Korea$128.6 M
8Canada$101.87 M
9United Kingdom$81.13 M
10Turkey$80.66 M
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U.S. exports of Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts increased 8.53 percent through December 2019 to $4.45 billion

U.S. exports of Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts increased 8.53 percent from $4.1 billion to $4.45 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 70 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 80 for the last full year with a total value of $4.1 billion, a $125.38 million, 2.97 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full 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..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Saudi Arabia $1,467,731,551
2United Arab Emirates $772,502,961
3Japan $457,512,126
4Israel $267,661,106
5Australia $184,297,508
6Qatar $171,494,434
7South Korea $128,601,997
8Canada $101,867,899
9United Kingdom $81,129,472
10Turkey $80,664,953

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Wilmington $307,481,203
2Philadelphia $178,789,096
3New York City $109,982,459
4Phoenix/Nogales $90,095,173
5San Francisco $87,000,665
6Los Angeles $72,813,065
7Charleston $57,905,908
8Baltimore $46,608,232
9Chicago $42,166,347
10Houston $30,270,063

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 6.75 percent compared to last year to $1.55 billion.
  • Port of Houston rose 3325.23 percent compared to last year to $990.76 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 14.04 percent compared to last year to $217.28 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 43.27 percent compared to last year to $192.34 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 42.71 percent compared to last year to $187.46 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 $203.09 million, 16.06 percent, (32.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Arab Emirates increased $269.02 million, 53.43 percent, (17.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $219.54 million, 92.26 percent, (10.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Israel increased $92.3 million, 52.63 percent, (6.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $68.29 million, 27.04 percent, (4.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.78 percent of all these Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $3.15 billion of the $4.45 billion total.

All totaled, 70.49 percent of all these Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $3.14 billion of the $4.45 billion total