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

Imports: Firearms other than handguns

Firearms other than handguns, the No. 744 import by value totaled $14.09 million for the month of October, $133.63 million through October of 2018, and $156.77 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$47.75 M
2Taiwan$39.56 M
3Spain$12.12 M
4Japan$8.11 M
5Hong Kong$5.2 M
6United Kingdom$4.85 M
7Sweden$3.16 M
8Germany$2.72 M
9Turkey$2.64 M
10Mexico$2.48 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $133.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $59,845,316
2Port of Newark $25,852,324
3Port of Long Beach $11,979,423
4Port of Houston $9,089,072
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,496,293
6Boston’s Logan International Airport $3,450,248
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,510,508
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $2,480,534
9Los Angeles International Airport $1,642,588
10Port Miami $1,151,925

U.S. imports of Firearms other than handguns increased 5.28 percent through October to $133.63 million

U.S. imports of Firearms other than handguns increased 5.28 percent from $126.93 million to $133.63 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 744 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 737 for the last full year with a total value of $156.77 million, a $2.55 million, 1.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $47,751,398
2Taiwan $39,556,229
3Spain $12,121,439
4Japan $8,110,165
5Hong Kong $5,197,886
6United Kingdom $4,848,505
7Sweden $3,156,091
8Germany $2,719,543
9Turkey $2,638,409
10Mexico $2,480,534

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,658,234
2Houston $4,662,964
3St. Louis $2,830,134
4New York City $2,694,182
5Buffalo $1,852,887
6Dallas $1,010,420
7New Orleans $932,260
8Laredo $902,526
9Boston $725,861
10Atlanta/Savannah $544,709

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.08 percent compared to last year to $59.85 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 22.94 percent compared to last year to $25.85 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 13.25 percent compared to last year to $11.98 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 37.36 percent compared to last year to $9.09 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 210.33 percent compared to last year to $5.5 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. imports from No. 1 China decreased $774,368, 1.6 percent, (35.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $7.4 million, 23 percent, (29.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $946,945, 7.25 percent, (9.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $2.57 million, 24.09 percent, (6.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Hong Kong decreased $1.33 million, 20.41 percent, (3.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.36 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $112.74 million of the $133.63 million total.

All totaled, 84.01 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $112.26 million of the $133.63 million total