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

Exports: Exports military apparel, military equipment

Exports military apparel, military equipment, the No. 280 export by value totaled $51.38 million for the month of October, $740.86 million through October of 2018, and $837.12 million 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
1United Kingdom$210.73 M
2Saudi Arabia$101.05 M
3Taiwan$75.58 M
4Israel$43.04 M
5Germany$42.61 M
6Australia$41.35 M
7Bahrain$34.36 M
8Japan$32.38 M
9Egypt$20.94 M
10Singapore$18.63 M
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U.S. exports of Exports military apparel, military equipment increased 1.62 percent through October to $740.86 million

U.S. exports of Exports military apparel, military equipment increased 1.62 percent from $729.09 million to $740.86 million 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 280 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 272 for the last full year with a total value of $837.12 million, a $214.06 million, 20.36 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Bahrain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $210,733,963
2Saudi Arabia $101,050,669
3Taiwan $75,580,805
4Israel $43,037,563
5Germany $42,605,158
6Australia $41,349,895
7Bahrain $34,361,345
8Japan $32,378,387
9Egypt $20,940,878
10Singapore $18,628,658

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $44,169,943
2Wilmington $23,613,994
3New York City $20,320,688
4Phoenix/Nogales $11,049,878
5Miami $4,816,771
6San Francisco $4,234,063
7Honolulu $3,621,542
8Baltimore $3,317,632
9Norfolk $3,166,067
10Washington, D.C. $3,093,460

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 Newark rose 23.49 percent compared to last year to $87.18 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 36.05 percent compared to last year to $79.05 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 27.38 percent compared to last year to $67.32 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 128.19 percent compared to last year to $53 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 286.71 percent compared to last year to $38.04 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 United Kingdom increased $92.79 million, 78.67 percent, (28.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Saudi Arabia decreased $15.36 million, 13.2 percent, (13.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan increased $21.49 million, 39.74 percent, (10.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Israel increased $16.62 million, 62.93 percent, (5.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $28.72 million, 206.89 percent, (5.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.85 percent of all these Exports military apparel, military equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $473.01 million of the $740.86 million total.

All totaled, 43.81 percent of all these Exports military apparel, military equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $324.57 million of the $740.86 million total