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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Firearm parts and accessories

Firearm parts and accessories, the No. 387 export by value totaled $61.24 million for the month of October, $407.28 million through October of 2018, and $404.82 million for all of 2017, 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
1Japan$96.81 M
2Canada$41.77 M
3United Kingdom$38.01 M
4Israel$25.88 M
5Saudi Arabia$22.78 M
6South Korea$17.15 M
7Australia$17.08 M
8Philippines$14.58 M
9Singapore$11.87 M
10Germany$10.33 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $407.28 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $77,709,124
2Los Angeles International Airport $63,320,525
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $33,960,219
4Port of Virginia $26,644,256
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,301,843
6Port of Newark $15,067,090
7Port Hueneme, Calif. $13,211,592
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $12,189,136
9Port of New York $9,824,853
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $9,207,269

U.S. exports of Firearm parts and accessories increased 24.79 percent through October to $407.28 million

U.S. exports of Firearm parts and accessories increased 24.79 percent from $326.37 million to $407.28 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 387 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 418 for the last full year with a total value of $404.82 million, a $54.05 million, 11.78 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $96,811,500
2Canada $41,766,898
3United Kingdom $38,005,701
4Israel $25,880,718
5Saudi Arabia $22,775,461
6South Korea $17,150,145
7Australia $17,076,137
8Philippines $14,583,971
9Singapore $11,873,338
10Germany $10,325,741

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,952,777
2Philadelphia $5,913,894
3Los Angeles $5,675,473
4Chicago $3,256,591
5Norfolk $3,101,242
6Houston $2,836,723
7Detroit $2,302,924
8Cleveland $1,458,375
9Laredo $1,393,568
10New Orleans $1,361,807

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 0.77 percent compared to last year to $77.71 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 155.74 percent compared to last year to $63.32 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 36.78 percent compared to last year to $33.96 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 649.83 percent compared to last year to $26.64 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 641.7 percent compared to last year to $15.3 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 to No. 1 Japan increased $53.4 million, 123 percent, (23.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $1.47 million, 3.64 percent, (10.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $19.26 million, 102.7 percent, (9.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Israel increased $5.93 million, 29.69 percent, (6.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia increased $14.07 million, 161.7 percent, (5.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.3 percent of all these Firearm parts and accessories exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $225.24 million of the $407.28 million total.

All totaled, 53.26 percent of all these Firearm parts and accessories exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $216.94 million of the $407.28 million total