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

Exports: Fireworks

Fireworks, the No. 827 export by value totaled $8.49 million for the month of October, $53.94 million through October of 2018, and $69.92 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
1Afghanistan$9.8 M
2Kuwait$9.55 M
3Japan$6.06 M
4Australia$4.83 M
5Canada$4.4 M
6Germany$2.82 M
7China$2.8 M
8Malaysia$2.73 M
9Bahrain$1.13 M
10United Kingdom$977,498
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $53.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, N.C. $15,043,987
2San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $9,358,524
3Sacramento International Airport, Calif. $4,880,552
4Los Angeles International Airport $3,586,829
5Port of Charleston $3,479,937
6Miami International Airport $2,161,619
7Port of Virginia $1,726,574
8Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $1,205,293
9Port of New Orleans $1,195,412
10Port of Wilmington, Dela. $1,160,287

U.S. exports of Fireworks decreased 13.31 percent through October to $53.94 million

U.S. exports of Fireworks decreased 13.31 percent from $62.22 million to $53.94 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 827 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 791 for the last full year with a total value of $69.92 million, a $7.18 million, 11.44 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Afghanistan, No. 2 Kuwait, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Sacramento International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 China, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sacramento International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Afghanistan $9,802,271
2Kuwait $9,552,945
3Japan $6,057,487
4Australia $4,828,969
5Canada $4,403,033
6Germany $2,821,266
7China $2,804,118
8Malaysia $2,733,514
9Bahrain $1,126,440
10United Kingdom $977,498

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Wilmington $9,382,022
2Los Angeles $759,079
3San Francisco $741,896
4Norfolk $600,134
5Philadelphia $519,395
6Miami $242,610
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $235,978
8Chicago $187,857
9Seattle $151,288
10Atlanta/Savannah $144,950

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 Wilmington, N.C. rose 65.92 percent compared to last year to $15.04 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 942.19 percent compared to last year to $9.36 million.
  • Sacramento International Airport, Calif. fell 48.42 percent compared to last year to $4.88 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 62.98 percent compared to last year to $3.59 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 2027.45 percent compared to last year to $3.48 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 Afghanistan increased $9.56 million, 3922.04 percent, (18.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Kuwait increased $7.52 million, 369.32 percent, (17.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $1.62 million, 21.1 percent, (11.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $2.07 million, 30 percent, (8.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $594,370, 11.89 percent, (8.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.23 percent of all these Fireworks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $34.64 million of the $53.94 million total.

All totaled, 67.39 percent of all these Fireworks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $36.35 million of the $53.94 million total