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

Imports: Prepared explosives

Prepared explosives, the No. 669 import by value totaled $14.06 million for the month of February, $36.44 million through February of 2019, and $162.93 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
1Poland$10.7 M
2Norway$6.58 M
3China$3.92 M
4India$3.41 M
5Germany$2.67 M
6Sweden$2.36 M
7Mexico$1.96 M
8Thailand$1.47 M
9Canada$1.35 M
10United Kingdom$622,275
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U.S. imports of Prepared explosives increased 67.72 percent through February to $36.44 million

U.S. imports of Prepared explosives increased 67.72 percent from $21.72 million to $36.44 million through the first two 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 669 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 765 for the last full year with a total value of $162.93 million, a $53.39 million, 48.74 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Poland, No. 2 Norway, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Portland, Ore., No. 4 Port of Portland, Maine and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Poland, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port of Portland, Maine, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Poland $10,699,412
2Norway $6,580,544
3China $3,920,284
4India $3,409,638
5Germany $2,669,506
6Sweden $2,357,394
7Mexico $1,963,030
8Thailand $1,471,101
9Canada $1,345,459
10United Kingdom $622,275

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $18,023,317
2Los Angeles $4,860,815
3Portland, Maine $4,835,659
4Laredo $4,224,563
5Seattle $3,264,423
6Portland/Columbia-Snake River $3,156,678
7Wilmington $2,878,610
8Houston $2,503,406
9Phoenix/Nogales $1,570,236
10Great Falls, Mont. $1,435,516

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:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 151.98 percent compared to last year to $20.08 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. totaled $3.41 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Portland, Ore. totaled $3.27 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Portland, Maine fell 11.17 percent compared to last year to $1.99 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 107.36 percent compared to last year to $1.52 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 Poland increased $4.16 million, 63.51 percent, (29.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Norway increased $6.04 million, 1113.86 percent, (18.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.6 million, 29.04 percent, (10.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $3.41 million, 0 percent, (9.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $1.69 million, 38.81 percent, (7.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.87 percent of all these Prepared explosives imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $27.28 million of the $36.44 million total.

All totaled, 83.09 percent of all these Prepared explosives imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $30.27 million of the $36.44 million total