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

Exports: Handguns

Handguns, the No. 654 export by value totaled $11.18 million for the month of October, $121.97 million through October of 2018, and $121.09 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
1Thailand$46.33 M
2Canada$24.09 M
3United Arab Emirates$6.59 M
4Philippines$6.08 M
5Germany$5.07 M
6Belgium$2.79 M
7Italy$2.3 M
8Switzerland$2.12 M
9France$2.07 M
10Guatemala$1.79 M
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U.S. exports of Handguns increased 30.62 percent through October to $121.97 million

U.S. exports of Handguns increased 30.62 percent from $93.38 million to $121.97 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 654 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 705 for the last full year with a total value of $121.09 million, a $10.33 million, 9.33 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Thailand $46,325,807
2Canada $24,086,730
3United Arab Emirates $6,587,252
4Philippines $6,081,141
5Germany $5,067,218
6Belgium $2,788,643
7Italy $2,302,132
8Switzerland $2,116,471
9France $2,070,931
10Guatemala $1,787,381

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $22,759,615
2Boston $2,462,821
3Chicago $2,110,175
4Miami $1,438,462
5Buffalo $1,215,092
6Philadelphia $672,209
7Seattle $461,328
8New Orleans $457,471
9Washington, D.C. $349,184
10Atlanta/Savannah $321,411

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 50.79 percent compared to last year to $50.6 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 525.8 percent compared to last year to $12.99 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 95.68 percent compared to last year to $12.57 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 9.27 percent compared to last year to $7.52 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 21.08 percent compared to last year to $6.37 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 Thailand increased $31.85 million, 220.07 percent, (37.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $7.48 million, 45.08 percent, (19.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $1.34 million, 25.45 percent, (5.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Philippines increased $1.39 million, 29.68 percent, (4.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $784,926, 18.33 percent, (4.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.27 percent of all these Handguns exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $88.15 million of the $121.97 million total.

All totaled, 73.82 percent of all these Handguns exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $90.04 million of the $121.97 million total