Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through June 2020.

Exports: Prepared explosives

Prepared explosives, the No. 528 export by value totaled $17.48 million for the month of June, $105.92 million through June of 2020, and $258.53 million for all of 2019, 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$30.41 M
2Australia$8.71 M
3Kuwait$5.87 M
4Mexico$4.91 M
5Norway$4.73 M
6United Arab Emirates$4.05 M
7South Korea$3.46 M
8United Kingdom$3.3 M
9China$3.06 M
10Oman$2.98 M
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U.S. exports of Prepared explosives decreased 20.90 percent through June to $105.92 million

U.S. exports of Prepared explosives decreased 20.90 percent from $133.9 million to $105.92 million through the first six months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 528 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 516 for the last full year with a total value of $258.53 million, a $9.68 million, 3.61 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Kuwait, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Norway. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston Int’l Airport, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston Int’l Airport, 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 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston Int’l Airport fell 27.49 percent compared to last year to $23.78 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 63.73 percent compared to last year to $9.18 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 5.98 percent compared to last year to $8.5 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 24.27 percent compared to last year to $6.32 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 29.3 percent compared to last year to $5.94 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $20.87 million, 40.7 percent, (28.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Australia increased $1.59 million, 22.4 percent, (8.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Kuwait increased $3.9 million, 197.64 percent, (5.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $3.85 million, 43.96 percent, (4.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Norway increased $3.45 million, 270.78 percent, (4.47 percent market share).

All totaled, 51.57 percent of all these Prepared explosives exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $54.63 million of the $105.92 million total.

All totaled, 50.72 percent of all these Prepared explosives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $53.72 million of the $105.92 million total