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

Imports: Military weapons, excluding pistols

Military weapons, excluding pistols, the No. 1091 import by value totaled $1.15 million for the month of December, $12.97 million through December 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
1Japan$1.77 M
2United Kingdom$1.54 M
3Germany$1.3 M
4Canada$1.3 M
5Romania$1.27 M
6Russia$1.07 M
7Serbia$925,163
8Switzerland$624,746
9Bulgaria$553,457
10Israel$363,767
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U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols decreased 17.64 percent through December to $12.97 million

U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols decreased 17.64 percent from $15.75 million to $12.97 million 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 1091 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1069 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 December of this 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Czech Republic, No. 2 Bulgaria, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Australia. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $1,773,335
2United Kingdom $1,536,501
3Germany $1,304,736
4Canada $1,302,284
5Romania $1,269,727
6Russia $1,074,855
7Serbia $925,163
8Switzerland $624,746
9Bulgaria $553,457
10Israel $363,767

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $606,749
2Charleston $244,696
3New York City $211,152
4Miami $200,078
5Boston $172,324
6Phoenix/Nogales $122,770
7Washington, D.C. $76,800
8Los Angeles $28,200
9Chicago $23,000
10Cleveland $12,592

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 29.78 percent compared to last year to $3.41 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 1012.96 percent compared to last year to $1.84 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 151.19 percent compared to last year to $1.68 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 74.37 percent compared to last year to $1.56 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. totaled $1.31 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Japan increased $803,523, 82.85 percent, (13.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $1.1 million, 250.35 percent, (11.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $65,856, 4.8 percent, (10.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $831,867, 176.84 percent, (10.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Romania increased $672,052, 112.44 percent, (9.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.42 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $7.19 million of the $12.97 million total.

All totaled, 75.66 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $9.81 million of the $12.97 million total