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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Military weapons, excluding pistols

Military weapons, excluding pistols, the No. 311 export by value totaled $77.81 million for the month of March, $176.64 million through March of 2019, and $625.18 million 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

RankCountryYTD
1Qatar$60.92 M
2Saudi Arabia$23.76 M
3United Arab Emirates$22.21 M
4South Korea$11.55 M
5India$11.22 M
6Jordan$7.32 M
7Australia$4.65 M
8Tunisia$4.22 M
9Israel$4.09 M
10Germany$3.95 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $176.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, Dela. $64,617,968
2Port of Portsmouth, N.H. $21,656,208
3Port of Wilmington, N.C. $19,487,443
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $11,273,780
5Port of Long Beach $11,136,422
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,101,440
7Los Angeles International Airport $6,208,551
8Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $5,078,785
9Trenton/Mercer County Airport, N.J. $4,194,187
10Philadelphia International Airport $3,545,750

U.S. exports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 313.14 percent through March to $176.64 million

U.S. exports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 313.14 percent from $42.75 million to $176.64 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 311 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 618 for the last full year with a total value of $625.18 million, a $183.05 million, 41.40 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Qatar, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 2 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Arab Emirates, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Afghanistan, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Qatar $60,916,600
2Saudi Arabia $23,755,810
3United Arab Emirates $22,207,908
4South Korea $11,551,033
5India $11,218,912
6Jordan $7,319,506
7Australia $4,650,909
8Tunisia $4,218,967
9Israel $4,090,375
10Germany $3,946,248

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $39,208,367
2Portland, Maine $22,200,914
3Baltimore $20,016,358
4Philadelphia $16,037,861
5Los Angeles $16,022,028
6Chicago $12,919,255
7Wilmington $10,526,929
8Houston $10,450,847
9Washington, D.C. $6,854,517
10Miami $1,783,179

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 2961.19 percent compared to last year to $64.62 million.
  • Port of Portsmouth, N.H. totaled $21.66 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 1659.26 percent compared to last year to $19.49 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 79.64 percent compared to last year to $11.27 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 151292 percent compared to last year to $11.14 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 Qatar increased $59.65 million, 4707.56 percent, (34.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Saudi Arabia increased $17.96 million, 309.97 percent, (13.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $12.12 million, 120.22 percent, (12.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $11.32 million, 4908.73 percent, (6.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $11.22 million, 100000 percent, (6.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.4 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $129.65 million of the $176.64 million total.

All totaled, 72.56 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $128.17 million of the $176.64 million total