Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Fireworks

Fireworks, the No. 728 export by value totaled $4.57 million for the month of May, $36.47 million through May of 2020, and $95.41 million for all of 2019, 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
1Afghanistan$16.29 M
2South Korea$2.71 M
3Japan$2.7 M
4Singapore$2.26 M
5Australia$1.77 M
6Thailand$1.65 M
7Canada$1.33 M
8Lebanon$1.27 M
9Malaysia$983,746
10United Kingdom$806,838
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U.S. exports of Fireworks increased 9.49 percent through May to $36.47 million

U.S. exports of Fireworks increased 9.49 percent from $33.31 million to $36.47 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 728 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 771 for the last full year with a total value of $95.41 million, a $25.86 million, 37.18 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Afghanistan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Sacramento International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Afghanistan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Kuwait, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Sacramento International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 4.22 percent compared to last year to $15.5 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. totaled $3.45 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 1578.14 percent compared to last year to $2.65 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 2.85 percent compared to last year to $2.55 million.
  • Sacramento International Airport, Calif. fell 21.72 percent compared to last year to $2.06 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 from No. 1 Afghanistan increased $22.73 million, 174.78 percent, (97.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada increased $8.75 million, 88.68 percent, (51.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Israel increased $5.28 million, 9986.75 percent, (14.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 China increased $1.64 million, 47.19 percent, (14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Japan decreased $2.6 million, 36.29 percent, (12.5 percent market share).

All totaled, 72.69 percent of all these Fireworks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $69.35 million of the $95.41 million total.

All totaled, 71.88 percent of all these Fireworks exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $26.21 million of the $36.47 million total