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

Exports: Firearms other than handguns

Firearms other than handguns, the No. 845 export by value totaled $3.9 million for the month of May, $18.95 million through May of 2020, and $44.93 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
1Canada$6.31 M
2United Kingdom$1.8 M
3Mexico$1.06 M
4Germany$931,824
5Australia$856,414
6Taiwan$779,942
7France$642,914
8Poland$579,297
9Chile$510,074
10Spain$454,319
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U.S. exports of Firearms other than handguns decreased 1.42 percent through May to $18.95 million

U.S. exports of Firearms other than handguns decreased 1.42 percent from $19.22 million to $18.95 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 845 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 868 for the last full year with a total value of $44.93 million, a $1.7 million, 3.93 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 67.16 percent compared to last year to $1.95 million.
  • Port of New York fell 29.29 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 4.83 percent compared to last year to $1.73 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 31.86 percent compared to last year to $1.6 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.5 percent compared to last year to $1.54 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 Canada decreased $1.5 million, 10.92 percent, (64.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $2.83 million, 370.41 percent, (18.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $322,292, 11.79 percent, (16.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Germany decreased $61,417, 2.28 percent, (13.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 France increased $543,406, 37.08 percent, (10.6 percent market share).

All totaled, 52.39 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $23.54 million of the $44.93 million total.

All totaled, 46.19 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $8.75 million of the $18.95 million total