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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Exports: Firearms other than handguns

Firearms other than handguns, the No. 856 export by value totaled $2.98 million for the month of February, $7.55 million through February of 2019, and $43.24 million for all of 2018, 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$1.61 M
2Germany$686,342
3Taiwan$624,953
4United Kingdom$504,461
5Spain$370,736
6Belgium$272,231
7Lithuania$266,935
8Malaysia$264,895
9Turkey$232,033
10Chile$209,612
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $1,076,956
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $553,819
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $540,372
4Los Angeles International Airport $523,549
5Port of New Orleans $517,340
6San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $499,738
7Port of Los Angeles $482,568
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $394,346
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $359,890
10Port of Virginia $302,852

U.S. exports of Firearms other than handguns increased 16.18 percent through February to $7.55 million

U.S. exports of Firearms other than handguns increased 16.18 percent from $6.5 million to $7.55 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 856 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 889 for the last full year with a total value of $43.24 million, a $18.78 million, 30.28 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,612,972
2Germany $686,342
3Taiwan $624,953
4United Kingdom $504,461
5Spain $370,736
6Belgium $272,231
7Lithuania $266,935
8Malaysia $264,895
9Turkey $232,033
10Chile $209,612

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,649,127
2Los Angeles $1,605,116
3Detroit $1,560,148
4New Orleans $1,443,138
5Chicago $1,250,138
6Miami $1,171,518
7Low Value Shipments $925,406
8Buffalo $709,393
9San Francisco $569,829
10Cleveland $410,993

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 383.07 percent compared to last year to $1.08 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 18.85 percent compared to last year to $553,819.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 31.41 percent compared to last year to $540,372.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 8.9 percent compared to last year to $523,549.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 1.43 percent compared to last year to $517,340.

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 Canada decreased $331,972, 17.07 percent, (21.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $132,805, 16.21 percent, (9.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan increased $581,337, 1332.85 percent, (8.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $314,427, 165.46 percent, (6.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Spain increased $315,788, 574.7 percent, (4.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.31 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $3.8 million of the $7.55 million total.

All totaled, 42.53 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $3.21 million of the $7.55 million total