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

Exports: Handguns

Handguns, the No. 596 export by value totaled $15.11 million for the month of June, $81.03 million through June of 2020, and $106.5 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
1Thailand$31.01 M
2Mexico$19.7 M
3Canada$11.67 M
4Germany$2.09 M
5Philippines$1.62 M
6Italy$1.33 M
7Switzerland$1.27 M
8Australia$1.11 M
9Afghanistan$1.1 M
10Guatemala$1.07 M
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U.S. exports of Handguns increased 82.68 percent through June to $81.03 million

U.S. exports of Handguns increased 82.68 percent from $44.36 million to $81.03 million through the first six 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 596 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 756 for the last full year with a total value of $106.5 million, a $51.95 million, 32.79 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 San Antonio International Airport, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Afghanistan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 Boston’s Logan International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 201.85 percent compared to last year to $26.17 million.
  • San Antonio International Airport totaled $18.83 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 185.82 percent compared to last year to $8.42 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 7.87 percent compared to last year to $3.45 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 33.72 percent compared to last year to $3.23 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 Thailand increased $25.86 million, 501.93 percent, (38.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico increased $19.12 million, 3311.53 percent, (24.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Canada increased $210,972, 1.84 percent, (14.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Germany decreased $640,461, 23.49 percent, (2.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Philippines increased $74,270, 4.79 percent, (2.01 percent market share).

All totaled, 81.56 percent of all these Handguns exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $66.09 million of the $81.03 million total.

All totaled, 74.18 percent of all these Handguns exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $60.11 million of the $81.03 million total