Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Percussion caps, detenating fuses

Percussion caps, detenating fuses, the No. 466 export by value totaled $21.66 million for the month of December, $312.42 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$83 M
2Canada$47.94 M
3China$29.9 M
4Saudi Arabia$15.93 M
5Japan$14.87 M
6Thailand$11.95 M
7Germany$10.78 M
8Australia$10.41 M
9United Kingdom$9.26 M
10France$8.93 M
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U.S. exports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses decreased 3.06 percent through December 2019 to $312.42 million

U.S. exports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses decreased 3.06 percent from $322.27 million to $312.42 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 466 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 479 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

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 Thailand. 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $83,004,884
2Canada $47,939,635
3China $29,904,037
4Saudi Arabia $15,928,426
5Japan $14,873,769
6Thailand $11,948,717
7Germany $10,776,179
8Australia $10,408,004
9United Kingdom $9,260,257
10France $8,928,848

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 4.68 percent compared to last year to $49.3 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 5.73 percent compared to last year to $25.7 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 153.98 percent compared to last year to $23.23 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 12.27 percent compared to last year to $20.58 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 1.52 percent compared to last year to $20.33 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 $10.77 million, 11.48 percent, (26.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $6.59 million, 12.09 percent, (15.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $8.99 million, 43 percent, (9.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $12.75 million, 401.45 percent, (5.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $8.42 million, 36.14 percent, (4.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.34 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $191.65 million of the $312.42 million total.

All totaled, 44.53 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $139.12 million of the $312.42 million total