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

Imports: Military weapons, excluding pistols

Military weapons, excluding pistols, the No. 1104 import by value totaled $1.73 million for the month of October, $9.31 million through October of 2018, and $15.75 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1United Kingdom$1.5 M
2Romania$1.27 M
3Japan$1.12 M
4Serbia$876,405
5Switzerland$612,519
6Russia$594,448
7Bulgaria$521,204
8Germany$492,047
9Brazil$315,852
10France$303,394
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U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols decreased 34.15 percent through October to $9.31 million

U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols decreased 34.15 percent from $14.14 million to $9.31 million through the first 10 months of 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 1104 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1067 for the last full year with a total value of $15.75 million, a $8.54 million, 35.16 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Romania, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Serbia and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Czech Republic, No. 2 Bulgaria, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $1,497,965
2Romania $1,269,727
3Japan $1,119,548
4Serbia $876,405
5Switzerland $612,519
6Russia $594,448
7Bulgaria $521,204
8Germany $492,047
9Brazil $315,852
10France $303,394

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $211,152
2Phoenix/Nogales $122,770
3Washington, D.C. $76,800
4Miami $56,945
5Los Angeles $28,200
6Chicago $23,000
7Atlanta/Savannah $20,000
8Cleveland $12,592

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 72.38 percent compared to last year to $3.41 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 888.54 percent compared to last year to $1.45 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 71.93 percent compared to last year to $1.02 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 83.51 percent compared to last year to $981,719.
  • Port of Newark rose 3.73 percent compared to last year to $768,003.

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. imports from No. 1 United Kingdom increased $1.45 million, 3328.39 percent, (16.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Romania increased $672,052, 112.44 percent, (13.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $381,448, 51.68 percent, (12.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Serbia increased $310,570, 54.89 percent, (9.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $480,995, 365.71 percent, (6.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.75 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $5.38 million of the $9.31 million total.

All totaled, 81.98 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $7.63 million of the $9.31 million total