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

Imports: Military weapons, excluding pistols

Military weapons, excluding pistols, the No. 1060 import by value totaled $704,518 for the month of July, $11.24 million through July 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

RankCountryYTD
1Germany$4.56 M
2Belgium$2.97 M
3China$1.05 M
4Israel$454,593
5Ukraine$409,600
6United Kingdom$402,940
7Japan$291,883
8Switzerland$261,001
9Slovakia$224,750
10Bulgaria$169,495
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U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 96.99 percent through July to $11.24 million

U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 96.99 percent from $5.71 million to $11.24 million through the first seven 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 1060 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1114 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 China, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Ukraine. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Serbia and No. 5 Russia. 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $4,556,029
2Belgium $2,968,723
3China $1,048,646
4Israel $454,593
5Ukraine $409,600
6United Kingdom $402,940
7Japan $291,883
8Switzerland $261,001
9Slovakia $224,750
10Bulgaria $169,495

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,289,894
2Atlanta/Savannah $874,775
3Washington, D.C. $742,814
4Charleston $386,032
5Miami $284,670
6New York City $211,152
7Boston $183,435
8Phoenix/Nogales $122,770
9Los Angeles $28,200
10Cleveland $24,151

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 434.71 percent compared to last year to $3.34 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 246.88 percent compared to last year to $3.01 million.
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. totaled $1.75 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 43.58 percent compared to last year to $837,544.
  • Port of Virginia rose 1891.99 percent compared to last year to $565,446.

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 $4.09 million, 880.7 percent, (40.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium increased $2.79 million, 1602.3 percent, (26.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $1.05 million, 0 percent, (9.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $266,711, 141.96 percent, (4.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ukraine increased $409,600, 0 percent, (3.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.95 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $9.44 million of the $11.24 million total.

All totaled, 84.47 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $9.5 million of the $11.24 million total