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

Imports: Firearms other than handguns

Firearms other than handguns, the No. 758 import by value totaled $9.58 million for the month of February, $22.57 million through February of 2019, and $161.53 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$7.2 M
2Taiwan$6.44 M
3Mexico$1.91 M
4Japan$1.15 M
5Hong Kong$1.01 M
6United Kingdom$927,566
7Spain$926,797
8Sweden$724,876
9Germany$683,419
10Turkey$510,654
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U.S. imports of Firearms other than handguns decreased 9.33 percent through February to $22.57 million

U.S. imports of Firearms other than handguns decreased 9.33 percent from $24.89 million to $22.57 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 758 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 740 for the last full year with a total value of $161.53 million, a $4.76 million, 3.04 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Mexico, 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 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $7,199,927
2Taiwan $6,435,498
3Mexico $1,911,748
4Japan $1,153,275
5Hong Kong $1,005,455
6United Kingdom $927,566
7Spain $926,797
8Sweden $724,876
9Germany $683,419
10Turkey $510,654

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $14,220,615
2Houston $7,733,822
3St. Louis $7,063,455
4New York City $4,542,089
5Buffalo $4,472,875
6Atlanta/Savannah $3,032,720
7Boston $1,882,393
8Dallas $1,875,644
9Laredo $1,728,437
10New Orleans $1,263,825

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 Los Angeles rose 2.33 percent compared to last year to $11.51 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 23.08 percent compared to last year to $3.55 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 109.49 percent compared to last year to $1.89 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 29.05 percent compared to last year to $1.46 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 77.44 percent compared to last year to $581,887.

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 $1.95 million, 21.29 percent, (31.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $142,217, 2.26 percent, (28.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $1.01 million, 111.82 percent, (8.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $692,664, 37.52 percent, (5.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Hong Kong decreased $686,752, 40.58 percent, (4.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.45 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $17.71 million of the $22.57 million total.

All totaled, 84.16 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $18.99 million of the $22.57 million total