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

Imports: Military weapons, excluding pistols

Military weapons, excluding pistols, the No. 936 import by value totaled $552,879 for the month of April, $12.06 million through April of 2020, and $26.38 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
1Sweden$5.85 M
2Germany$2.7 M
3China$859,092
4Brazil$429,904
5Austria$425,797
6Switzerland$401,732
7Belgium$371,165
8Israel$232,642
9Bulgaria$202,897
10United Kingdom$195,469
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U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 101.71 percent through March to $11.51 million

U.S. imports of Military weapons, excluding pistols increased 101.71 percent from $5.71 million to $11.51 million through the first three 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 936 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1028 for the last full year with a total value of $26.38 million, a $13.41 million, 103.43 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Sweden, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C., No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Ukraine, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Sweden $5,853,303
2Germany $2,698,574
3China $597,348
4Brazil $429,904
5Switzerland $388,824
6Belgium $371,165
7Austria $344,332
8Bulgaria $200,385
9United Kingdom $195,469
10France $119,595

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $1,672,400
2Los Angeles $1,293,692
3Atlanta/Savannah $292,483
4Washington, D.C. $230,560
5Philadelphia $65,199
6Miami $4,780
7Chicago $0
8Baltimore $0
9San Francisco $0
10Cleveland $0

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:

  • Port of Charleston totaled $5.85 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 57.05 percent compared to last year to $1.28 million.
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. rose 51.28 percent compared to last year to $1.26 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 143.37 percent compared to last year to $795,333.
  • Port of Virginia rose 278.84 percent compared to last year to $723,998.

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 Sweden increased $5.85 million, 0 percent, (50.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $901,614, 25.04 percent, (23.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $597,348, 0 percent, (5.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $429,904, 0 percent, (3.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $353,903, 1013.44 percent, (3.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.6 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $9.97 million of the $11.51 million total.

All totaled, 86.2 percent of all these Military weapons, excluding pistols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $9.92 million of the $11.51 million total