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

Imports: Firearms other than handguns

Firearms other than handguns, the No. 783 import by value totaled $11.6 million for the month of May, $46.47 million through May of 2020, and $157.18 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Taiwan$14.96 M
2China$13.75 M
3Spain$5.37 M
4Japan$3 M
5Mexico$2.79 M
6United Kingdom$1.49 M
7Sweden$1.31 M
8Turkey$982,943
9Germany$731,164
10South Korea$468,004
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U.S. imports of Firearms other than handguns decreased 16.96 percent through May to $46.47 million

U.S. imports of Firearms other than handguns decreased 16.96 percent from $55.97 million to $46.47 million through the first five 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 783 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 770 for the last full year with a total value of $157.18 million, a $4.35 million, 2.70 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Port of Rochester, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Port of Rochester, N.Y. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.8 percent compared to last year to $19.52 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 811.61 percent compared to last year to $5.82 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 56.4 percent compared to last year to $5.81 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 39.41 percent compared to last year to $2.79 million.
  • Port of Rochester, N.Y. rose 97.18 percent compared to last year to $2.3 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 Taiwan decreased $258,747, 1.7 percent, (32.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $1.16 million, 7.75 percent, (29.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $1.19 million, 18.17 percent, (11.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $600,277, 16.67 percent, (6.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.83 million, 39.61 percent, (6.01 percent market share).

All totaled, 85.8 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $39.88 million of the $46.47 million total.

All totaled, 77.99 percent of all these Firearms other than handguns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $36.24 million of the $46.47 million total