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

Exports: Handguns

Handguns, the No. 741 export by value totaled $10.02 million for the month of August, $63.43 million through August of 2019, and $158.45 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$15.38 M
2Thailand$7.98 M
3Afghanistan$3.67 M
4Germany$3.53 M
5Denmark$2.69 M
6Lebanon$2.09 M
7Philippines$2.08 M
8France$1.8 M
9Tunisia$1.63 M
10Switzerland$1.62 M
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U.S. exports of Handguns decreased 37.65 percent through August to $63.43 million

U.S. exports of Handguns decreased 37.65 percent from $101.73 million to $63.43 million through the first eight 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 741 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 650 for the last full year with a total value of $158.45 million, a $37.36 million, 30.85 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Afghanistan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Boston’s Logan International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $15,378,025
2Thailand $7,978,759
3Afghanistan $3,668,294
4Germany $3,526,183
5Denmark $2,685,063
6Lebanon $2,090,256
7Philippines $2,078,453
8France $1,803,285
9Tunisia $1,627,123
10Switzerland $1,619,956

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $28,209,297
2Atlanta/Savannah $21,056,132
3Boston $3,934,670
4Miami $3,421,500
5Chicago $2,400,043
6Buffalo $2,304,527
7Washington, D.C. $1,345,715
8Dallas $1,134,083
9Philadelphia $945,479
10Pembina, N.D. $916,282

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 71.18 percent compared to last year to $13.08 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 30.02 percent compared to last year to $7.02 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 299.41 percent compared to last year to $5.7 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 15.48 percent compared to last year to $5.29 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 66.05 percent compared to last year to $4.37 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 Canada decreased $4.72 million, 23.5 percent, (24.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Thailand decreased $36.54 million, 82.08 percent, (12.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Afghanistan increased $2.09 million, 132.79 percent, (5.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $250,404, 6.63 percent, (5.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Denmark increased $2.61 million, 3676.46 percent, (4.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.4 percent of all these Handguns exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $33.24 million of the $63.43 million total.

All totaled, 55.9 percent of all these Handguns exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $35.46 million of the $63.43 million total