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

Imports: Percussion caps, detenating fuses

Percussion caps, detenating fuses, the No. 599 import by value totaled $23.75 million for the month of December, $312.03 million through December of 2018, and $256.66 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
1Mexico$80.01 M
2Germany$70.03 M
3Canada$65.5 M
4Czech Republic$46.91 M
5Thailand$17.16 M
6Austria$11.07 M
7France$5.63 M
8Spain$5.56 M
9Brazil$3.06 M
10Japan$1.98 M
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U.S. imports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses increased 21.57 percent through December to $312.03 million

U.S. imports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses increased 21.57 percent from $256.66 million to $312.03 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 599 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 622 for the last full year with a total value of $256.66 million, a $25.54 million, 11.05 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $80,005,420
2Germany $70,025,704
3Canada $65,497,276
4Czech Republic $46,912,774
5Thailand $17,155,759
6Austria $11,073,373
7France $5,629,661
8Spain $5,555,186
9Brazil $3,059,531
10Japan $1,984,029

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $17,609,831
2Houston $13,950,070
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $13,492,546
4Dallas $6,310,551
5Los Angeles $3,622,058
6New York City $2,873,912
7Phoenix/Nogales $2,251,416
8Great Falls, Mont. $1,288,227
9Jacksonville/Tampa $933,931
10Seattle $640,339

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 57.83 percent compared to last year to $76.1 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 0.57 percent compared to last year to $65.43 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 13.79 percent compared to last year to $47.42 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 25.98 percent compared to last year to $29.57 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 54.98 percent compared to last year to $27.54 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 $9.99 million, 14.26 percent, (25.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $34.68 million, 98.1 percent, (22.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $458,125, 0.7 percent, (20.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Czech Republic increased $8.53 million, 22.21 percent, (15.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $1.72 million, 11.18 percent, (5.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.61 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $279.6 million of the $312.03 million total.

All totaled, 78.86 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $246.05 million of the $312.03 million total