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

Imports: Percussion caps, detenating fuses

Percussion caps, detenating fuses, the No. 578 import by value totaled $27.96 million for the month of March, $80.59 million through March of 2019, and $312.03 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
1Mexico$19.69 M
2Germany$19.36 M
3Canada$13.61 M
4Czech Republic$11.42 M
5Thailand$4.02 M
6Singapore$3.23 M
7Austria$3.17 M
8Brazil$1.46 M
9France$1.05 M
10Spain$853,740
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U.S. imports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses increased 18.48 percent through March to $80.59 million

U.S. imports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses increased 18.48 percent from $68.02 million to $80.59 million through the first three 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 578 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 617 for the last full year with a total value of $312.03 million, a $55.37 million, 21.57 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Czech Republic and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Czech Republic and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $19,689,221
2Germany $19,359,281
3Canada $13,609,667
4Czech Republic $11,417,790
5Thailand $4,018,302
6Singapore $3,229,040
7Austria $3,168,909
8Brazil $1,456,382
9France $1,053,105
10Spain $853,740

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $25,187,734
2Houston $19,973,534
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $18,090,534
4Dallas $8,928,059
5New York City $4,983,758
6Los Angeles $4,510,862
7Phoenix/Nogales $2,251,416
8Great Falls, Mont. $1,423,450
9El Paso $1,369,429
10Jacksonville/Tampa $933,931

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 4.86 percent compared to last year to $18.77 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 10.46 percent compared to last year to $13.55 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 64.43 percent compared to last year to $10.69 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 41.66 percent compared to last year to $8.45 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 32.95 percent compared to last year to $7.49 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 Mexico increased $6.36 million, 47.68 percent, (24.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $4.62 million, 31.34 percent, (24.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $1.41 million, 9.41 percent, (16.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Czech Republic decreased $672,319, 5.56 percent, (14.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $907,430, 18.42 percent, (4.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.5 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $68.09 million of the $80.59 million total.

All totaled, 73.15 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $58.95 million of the $80.59 million total