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

Exports: Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts

Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts, the No. 273 export by value totaled $70.91 million for the month of March, $215.31 million through March of 2019, and $1.49 billion 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
1Saudi Arabia$38.86 M
2Egypt$32.82 M
3Kuwait$29.31 M
4Israel$21.09 M
5Canada$19.14 M
6South Korea$17.8 M
7Iraq$10.23 M
8Ukraine$7.27 M
9Taiwan$5.64 M
10Belgium$5 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $215.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, N.C. $38,797,092
2Port of Wilmington, Dela. $32,388,898
3Port of Long Beach $20,095,662
4Port of Newark $18,755,222
5Port of Virginia $17,597,765
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $15,789,039
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,753,105
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $9,763,305
9Port of New York $6,569,375
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,863,287

U.S. exports of Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts decreased 27.90 percent through March to $215.31 million

U.S. exports of Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts decreased 27.90 percent from $298.63 million to $215.31 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 273 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 227 for the last full year with a total value of $1.49 billion, a $279.7 million, 15.76 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Egypt, No. 3 Kuwait, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Afghanistan, No. 3 Egypt, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 2 Port Hueneme, Calif., No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Saudi Arabia $38,864,136
2Egypt $32,821,837
3Kuwait $29,309,339
4Israel $21,088,445
5Canada $19,138,668
6South Korea $17,801,064
7Iraq $10,225,184
8Ukraine $7,266,109
9Taiwan $5,636,869
10Belgium $4,999,696

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $101,713,913
2New York City $39,312,481
3Seattle $32,875,934
4Detroit $32,460,082
5Jacksonville/Tampa $29,215,317
6Port Arthur, Texas $28,016,000
7Norfolk $21,494,111
8Laredo $20,729,785
9Philadelphia $16,898,262
10Baltimore $9,638,456

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:

  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. totaled $38.8 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 35.3 percent compared to last year to $32.39 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 203.02 percent compared to last year to $20.1 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.94 percent compared to last year to $18.76 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 17.61 percent compared to last year to $17.6 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 Saudi Arabia increased $31.8 million, 450.07 percent, (18.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Egypt decreased $4.95 million, 13.1 percent, (15.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Kuwait increased $28.51 million, 3562.35 percent, (13.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Israel increased $3.67 million, 21.09 percent, (9.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $13.47 million, 41.31 percent, (8.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.59 percent of all these Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $141.22 million of the $215.31 million total.

All totaled, 59.28 percent of all these Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $127.63 million of the $215.31 million total