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

Exports: Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts

Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts, the No. 188 export by value totaled $94.76 million for the month of December, $1.49 billion through December of 2018, and $1.77 billion 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
1Afghanistan$445.02 M
2Japan$206.6 M
3South Korea$123.12 M
4Canada$119.19 M
5Egypt$100.74 M
6Israel$85.14 M
7Brazil$83.43 M
8Saudi Arabia$68.51 M
9Morocco$51.64 M
10Algeria$35.91 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.49 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, Dela. $399,035,978
2Port Hueneme, Calif. $125,777,670
3Port of Wilmington, N.C. $85,319,280
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $83,492,878
5Port of Newark $80,287,231
6Port of Philadelphia $75,439,133
7Port of Long Beach $75,275,361
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $62,886,390
9Port of Virginia $56,297,361
10Port of Beaumont, Texas $52,095,002

U.S. exports of Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts decreased 15.76 percent through December to $1.49 billion

U.S. exports of Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts decreased 15.76 percent from $1.77 billion to $1.49 billion 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 188 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 155 for the last full year with a total value of $1.77 billion, a $45.26 million, 2.62 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Afghanistan, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Egypt. 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Afghanistan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Afghanistan $445,023,617
2Japan $206,599,894
3South Korea $123,120,302
4Canada $119,185,355
5Egypt $100,739,563
6Israel $85,136,990
7Brazil $83,433,827
8Saudi Arabia $68,509,294
9Morocco $51,635,121
10Algeria $35,909,596

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $199,962,614
2SEATTLE, WA $64,619,194
3PORT ARTHUR, TX $56,032,000
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $55,581,844
5DETROIT, MI $52,538,340
6LAREDO, TX $41,448,570
7NORFOLK, VA $36,251,046
8BALTIMORE, MD $15,327,172
9CHICAGO, IL $12,030,018
10SAVANNAH, GA $10,522,936

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 63.13 percent compared to last year to $399.04 million.
  • Port Hueneme, Calif. rose 22560 percent compared to last year to $125.78 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 509.83 percent compared to last year to $85.32 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 52.72 percent compared to last year to $83.49 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 35.8 percent compared to last year to $80.29 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 Afghanistan increased $129.18 million, 40.9 percent, (29.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $200.49 million, 3283.61 percent, (13.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $67.68 million, 122.08 percent, (8.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $142 million, 54.37 percent, (7.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Egypt increased $57.39 million, 132.41 percent, (6.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.54 percent of all these Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $994.67 million of the $1.49 billion total.

All totaled, 51.77 percent of all these Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $773.91 million of the $1.49 billion total