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

Exports: Firearm parts and accessories

Firearm parts and accessories, the No. 346 export by value totaled $33.22 million for the month of May, $213.85 million through May of 2020, and $609.46 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1South Korea$25.23 M
2Japan$22.58 M
3Canada$19.92 M
4India$18.11 M
5United Kingdom$16.75 M
6Saudi Arabia$15.09 M
7Israel$13.86 M
8Taiwan$11.46 M
9Australia$11.2 M
10Norway$7.08 M
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U.S. exports of Firearm parts and accessories decreased 13.11 percent through May to $213.85 million

U.S. exports of Firearm parts and accessories decreased 13.11 percent from $246.12 million to $213.85 million through the first five 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 346 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 339 for the last full year with a total value of $609.46 million, a $42.93 million, 7.58 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 India and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 6.75 percent compared to last year to $41.8 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 12.47 percent compared to last year to $31.69 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 112.69 percent compared to last year to $17.86 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 39.5 percent compared to last year to $16.04 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 2.01 percent compared to last year to $14.95 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. exports from No. 1 Japan decreased $49.78 million, 37.68 percent, (38.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 United Arab Emirates increased $31.62 million, 148.83 percent, (24.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Israel increased $17 million, 49.34 percent, (24.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 India increased $42.87 million, 525.66 percent, (23.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $1.14 million, 2.38 percent, (21.92 percent market share).

All totaled, 46.69 percent of all these Firearm parts and accessories exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $284.54 million of the $609.46 million total.

All totaled, 57.21 percent of all these Firearm parts and accessories exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $122.35 million of the $213.85 million total