Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Military weapons, excluding pistols

Military weapons, excluding pistols, the No. 1018 import by value totaled $3.56 million for the month of December, $26.38 million through December of 2019, and $12.97 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 Sources

RankCountry2019
1Germany$9.08 M
2Sweden$6.02 M
3Belgium$3.23 M
4Japan$1.59 M
5United Kingdom$1.15 M
6Brazil$1.07 M
7China$1.05 M
8Israel$977,585
9Ukraine$409,600
10Switzerland$345,456
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U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 103.43 percent through December 2019 to $26.38 million

U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 103.43 percent from $12.97 million to $26.38 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1018 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1091 for the last full year with a total value of $12.97 million, a $2.78 million, 17.64 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Romania. 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 222.53 percent to $5.92 million.
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. totaled $5.22 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Newark rose 369.32 percent to $3.66 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 96.87 percent to $3.08 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 51.87 percent to $1.64 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. imports from No. 1 Germany increased $7.77 million, 595.72 percent, (34.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Sweden increased $5.93 million, 6290.28 percent, (22.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $2.88 million, 819.65 percent, (12.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $187,760, 10.59 percent, (6.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $384,508, 25.02 percent, (4.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.88 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $21.07 million of the $26.38 million total.

All totaled, 73.98 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $19.52 million of the $26.38 million total.