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

Exports: Military weapons, excluding pistols

Military weapons, excluding pistols, the No. 315 export by value totaled $63.96 million for the month of July, $393.37 million through July 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$120.59 M
2United Arab Emirates$67.16 M
3Saudi Arabia$35.42 M
4India$21.06 M
5Australia$14.95 M
6Jordan$13.85 M
7Thailand$13.52 M
8South Korea$11.78 M
9Lithuania$9.08 M
10Oman$7.52 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $393.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, Dela. $133,340,377
2Port of Portsmouth, N.H. $64,968,624
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $46,190,027
4Port of Wilmington, N.C. $26,966,197
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,982,592
6Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $11,373,559
7Port of Long Beach $11,212,025
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,831,628
9Los Angeles International Airport $9,453,346
10Port of Charleston $9,445,161

U.S. exports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 137.63 percent through July to $393.37 million

U.S. exports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 137.63 percent from $165.54 million to $393.37 million through the first seven 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 315 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 506 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Qatar, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 India and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 2 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Iraq. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Qatar $120,593,190
2United Arab Emirates $67,163,482
3Saudi Arabia $35,420,743
4India $21,058,966
5Australia $14,954,781
6Jordan $13,853,315
7Thailand $13,523,032
8South Korea $11,782,529
9Lithuania $9,082,747
10Oman $7,518,702

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 5066.51 percent compared to last year to $133.34 million.
  • Port of Portsmouth, N.H. totaled $64.97 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 191.53 percent compared to last year to $46.19 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 98.82 percent compared to last year to $26.97 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $19.98 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 $119.33 million, 9417.26 percent, (30.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Arab Emirates increased $53.31 million, 384.97 percent, (17.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $11.05 million, 45.35 percent, (9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $21.03 million, 67898 percent, (5.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $11.77 million, 370.14 percent, (3.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.89 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $259.19 million of the $393.37 million total.

All totaled, 74.09 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $291.45 million of the $393.37 million total