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

Exports: Exports military apparel, military equipment

Exports military apparel, military equipment, the No. 273 export by value totaled $87.54 million for the month of December, $904.31 million through December 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$251.99 M
2Saudi Arabia$130.12 M
3Taiwan$84.97 M
4Australia$53.35 M
5Israel$50.22 M
6Germany$47.45 M
7Bahrain$45.72 M
8Japan$34.81 M
9Singapore$23.86 M
10Turkey$22.38 M
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U.S. exports of Exports military apparel, military equipment increased 8.03 percent through December to $904.31 million

U.S. exports of Exports military apparel, military equipment increased 8.03 percent from $837.12 million to $904.31 million 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 273 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 281 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Israel. 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 United Kingdom, No. 2 Australia, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $251,986,367
2Saudi Arabia $130,120,167
3Taiwan $84,973,823
4Australia $53,349,170
5Israel $50,224,935
6Germany $47,451,459
7Bahrain $45,723,032
8Japan $34,813,109
9Singapore $23,855,061
10Turkey $22,382,217

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $114,598,020
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $78,964,470
3WILMINGTON, NC $61,856,490
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $31,672,416
5NOGALES, AZ $22,099,756
6CHARLESTON, SC $21,439,002
7CLEVELAND, OH $12,783,604
8WASHINGTON, DC $12,320,650
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $11,169,274
10CHICAGO, IL $11,035,582

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 17.59 percent compared to last year to $105.9 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 38.57 percent compared to last year to $92.19 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 23.47 percent compared to last year to $78.61 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 141.87 percent compared to last year to $61.95 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 161.21 percent compared to last year to $53.86 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 $101 million, 66.89 percent, (27.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Saudi Arabia increased $3.67 million, 2.91 percent, (14.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan increased $19.15 million, 29.1 percent, (9.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $88.38 million, 62.36 percent, (5.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Israel increased $20.5 million, 68.94 percent, (5.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.1 percent of all these Exports military apparel, military equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $570.65 million of the $904.31 million total.

All totaled, 43.4 percent of all these Exports military apparel, military equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $392.52 million of the $904.31 million total