Explosives: United States

This report forecasts to 2024 US explosives demand and shipments in metric tons and nominal US dollars. Total demand by volume is segmented by product in terms of: blasting agents and oxidizers, and high explosives. Total demand by volume is also segmented by market as follows: coal mining; construction work; quarrying and nonmetal mining; metal mining; and other markets such as oil well perforation, explosion welding, and seismic surveying.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2009 to 2019.

The scope of this report encompasses commercial explosives used for industrial purposes. Consumer pyrotechnics, including fireworks, and explosives for military use are excluded. Re-exports of explosives are excluded from demand and trade figures.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Code:
325920 Explosives manufacturing

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