Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Percussion caps, detenating fuses

Percussion caps, detenating fuses, the No. 605 import by value totaled $23.87 million for the month of February, $45.64 million through February of 2020, and $304.73 million for all of 2019, 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$14.11 M
2Germany$10.68 M
3Czech Republic$6.57 M
4Canada$5.54 M
5Austria$2.94 M
6Thailand$2.3 M
7Brazil$838,302
8Spain$715,800
9France$668,086
10United Kingdom$353,377
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U.S. imports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses decreased 13.27 percent through February to $45.64 million

U.S. imports of Percussion caps, detenating fuses decreased 13.27 percent from $52.63 million to $45.64 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 605 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 582 for the last full year with a total value of $304.73 million, a $7.3 million, 2.34 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Czech Republic, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston Int’l Airport, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $14,106,026
2Germany $10,683,030
3Czech Republic $6,573,285
4Canada $5,543,649
5Austria $2,939,819
6Thailand $2,301,793
7Brazil $838,302
8Spain $715,800
9France $668,086
10United Kingdom $353,377

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $7,710,031
2Houston $4,939,764
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,860,483
4Los Angeles $1,058,668
5Atlanta/Savannah $316,070
6El Paso $251,579
7Dallas $242,195
8New York City $217,638
9Seattle $210,818
10Miami $179,540

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston Int’l Airport fell 0.35 percent compared to last year to $10.56 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 26.09 percent compared to last year to $8.7 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 45.4 percent compared to last year to $5.28 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 6.75 percent compared to last year to $5.17 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 147.83 percent compared to last year to $4.91 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 $1.29 million, 10.06 percent, (30.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $694,603, 6.1 percent, (23.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Czech Republic increased $14,440, 0.22 percent, (14.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $3.93 million, 41.47 percent, (12.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $383,810, 15.02 percent, (6.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.3 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $39.85 million of the $45.64 million total.

All totaled, 75.84 percent of all these Percussion caps, detenating fuses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $34.61 million of the $45.64 million total