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

Exports: Percussion caps, detenating fuses

Percussion caps, detenating fuses, the No. 479 export by value totaled $30.99 million for the month of December, $322.27 million through December of 2018, and $340.44 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
1Mexico$93.77 M
2Canada$54.53 M
3Japan$23.29 M
4China$20.91 M
5Thailand$15.75 M
6Israel$11.06 M
7Italy$11.03 M
8Australia$10.85 M
9Germany$9.04 M
10United Kingdom$8.62 M
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U.S. exports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses decreased 5.34 percent through December to $322.27 million

U.S. exports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses decreased 5.34 percent from $340.44 million to $322.27 million in 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 479 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 454 for the last full year with a total value of $340.44 million, a $2.27 million, 0.66 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $93,774,201
2Canada $54,530,554
3Japan $23,292,313
4China $20,911,751
5Thailand $15,747,283
6Israel $11,058,724
7Italy $11,029,039
8Australia $10,845,511
9Germany $9,041,520
10United Kingdom $8,622,626

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $50,318,718
2LAREDO, TX $33,556,024
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $11,219,486
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $7,797,146
5CHICAGO, IL $7,067,870
6SAN DIEGO, CA $6,501,332
7GREAT FALLS, MT $5,689,616
8OGDENSBURG, NY $5,646,380
9PEMBINA, ND $5,022,774
10NEW ORLEANS, LA $4,484,892

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 1.38 percent compared to last year to $51.72 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 4.58 percent compared to last year to $24.38 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 8.11 percent compared to last year to $24.31 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 4.74 percent compared to last year to $20.64 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas fell 4.94 percent compared to last year to $18.33 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 $14.08 million, 13.05 percent, (29.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.09 million, 1.95 percent, (16.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $4.93 million, 26.85 percent, (7.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $3.89 million, 15.67 percent, (6.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Thailand increased $1.05 million, 7.12 percent, (4.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.62 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $208.26 million of the $322.27 million total.

All totaled, 43.25 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $139.38 million of the $322.27 million total