In 2012, the United States imported $227.3 millions’-worth in fireworks. That’s a lot of bang for the buck, and it’s all likely in anticipation of Independence Day. Besides the cookouts, pool parities and camping trips that all help ring in the longer days and warmer weather, few events capture the essence of the season better than a fireworks show. We take a look at how much American spends on the sparkle to celebrate this national holiday.
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