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

Exports: Prepared explosives

Prepared explosives, the No. 506 export by value totaled $25.43 million for the month of August, $184.54 million through August of 2019, and $268.2 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
1Canada$72.49 M
2Mexico$12.87 M
3Australia$11.36 M
4United Arab Emirates$10.21 M
5United Kingdom$8.14 M
6Italy$5.02 M
7Oman$4.67 M
8Norway$4.62 M
9Colombia$4.41 M
10Iraq$3.81 M
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U.S. exports of Prepared explosives increased 5.74 percent through August to $184.54 million

U.S. exports of Prepared explosives increased 5.74 percent from $174.52 million to $184.54 million through the first eight 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 506 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 528 for the last full year with a total value of $268.2 million, a $5.48 million, 2.09 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $72,487,866
2Mexico $12,869,020
3Australia $11,356,436
4United Arab Emirates $10,212,216
5United Kingdom $8,138,172
6Italy $5,017,908
7Oman $4,665,462
8Norway $4,623,424
9Colombia $4,408,802
10Iraq $3,813,323

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $17,826,309
2Laredo $11,360,762
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,571,901
4Wilmington $7,684,968
5Great Falls, Mont. $6,676,090
6Pembina, N.D. $5,324,798
7Miami $5,096,152
8New Orleans $4,574,411
9Detroit $3,789,822
10Portland, Maine $3,484,735

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 12.06 percent compared to last year to $42.63 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 100.96 percent compared to last year to $35.8 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 9.86 percent compared to last year to $13.67 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 11.99 percent compared to last year to $11.06 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 13.19 percent compared to last year to $10.78 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 Canada increased $12.9 million, 21.65 percent, (39.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $10.75 million, 45.5 percent, (6.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $881,452, 8.41 percent, (6.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $2.84 million, 38.59 percent, (5.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $1.95 million, 31.6 percent, (4.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.35 percent of all these Prepared explosives exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $115.06 million of the $184.54 million total.

All totaled, 61.74 percent of all these Prepared explosives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $113.93 million of the $184.54 million total