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

Exports: Percussion caps, detenating fuses

Percussion caps, detenating fuses, the No. 498 export by value totaled $28.94 million for the month of March, $72.08 million through March of 2019, and $322.27 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
1Mexico$18.67 M
2Canada$11.3 M
3China$6.86 M
4Germany$4.47 M
5Japan$3.4 M
6Thailand$3.28 M
7Australia$2.37 M
8France$2.08 M
9Italy$2.01 M
10Saudi Arabia$1.96 M
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U.S. exports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses decreased 7.09 percent through March to $72.08 million

U.S. exports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses decreased 7.09 percent from $77.58 million to $72.08 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 498 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 476 for the last full year with a total value of $322.27 million, a $18.17 million, 5.34 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $18,673,485
2Canada $11,302,934
3China $6,859,741
4Germany $4,466,664
5Japan $3,398,199
6Thailand $3,275,881
7Australia $2,368,881
8France $2,084,666
9Italy $2,011,345
10Saudi Arabia $1,959,195

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $30,925,300
2Laredo $22,309,334
3New York City $7,043,485
4Houston $5,203,489
5San Diego $4,659,849
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,112,564
7Chicago $3,931,487
8Wilmington $3,441,077
9Great Falls, Mont. $3,204,052
10Miami $2,889,112

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 6.95 percent compared to last year to $12.71 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 47.9 percent compared to last year to $6.53 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 157 percent compared to last year to $5.56 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.91 percent compared to last year to $5.04 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 24.09 percent compared to last year to $4.42 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 Mexico decreased $2.21 million, 10.58 percent, (25.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $523,885, 4.86 percent, (15.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $1.78 million, 34.95 percent, (9.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $1.76 million, 65.16 percent, (6.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $4.08 million, 54.55 percent, (4.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.02 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $44.7 million of the $72.08 million total.

All totaled, 47.55 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $34.27 million of the $72.08 million total