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

Imports: Handguns

Handguns, the No. 468 import by value totaled $52.75 million for the month of February, $90.53 million through February of 2019, and $666.92 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
1Austria$38.1 M
2Brazil$16.93 M
3Czech Republic$9.55 M
4Germany$7.72 M
5Italy$6.29 M
6Croatia$4.27 M
7Philippines$4.02 M
8Romania$705,743
9Belgium$674,657
10Switzerland$627,257
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U.S. imports of Handguns decreased 9.42 percent through February to $90.53 million

U.S. imports of Handguns decreased 9.42 percent from $99.94 million to $90.53 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 468 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 441 for the last full year with a total value of $666.92 million, a $50.24 million, 7.01 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Austria, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Czech Republic, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 2 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Austria, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Czech Republic and No. 5 Croatia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Austria $38,100,585
2Brazil $16,926,396
3Czech Republic $9,548,201
4Germany $7,719,370
5Italy $6,292,926
6Croatia $4,269,980
7Philippines $4,020,356
8Romania $705,743
9Belgium $674,657
10Switzerland $627,257

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $80,128,824
2Miami $33,466,980
3St. Louis $18,753,276
4Chicago $17,225,738
5Charleston $10,361,724
6Houston $10,254,234
7New York City $9,183,247
8Washington, D.C. $6,511,555
9Los Angeles $6,460,294
10Norfolk $4,451,250

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:

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 16.69 percent compared to last year to $28.69 million.
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. rose 131.86 percent compared to last year to $16.83 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 12.57 percent compared to last year to $13.84 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 97.31 percent compared to last year to $12.49 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 38.06 percent compared to last year to $5.07 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 Austria decreased $2.73 million, 6.69 percent, (42.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $997,360, 6.26 percent, (18.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Czech Republic increased $852,325, 9.8 percent, (10.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $3.16 million, 29.05 percent, (8.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $2.01 million, 47 percent, (6.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.81 percent of all these Handguns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $78.59 million of the $90.53 million total.

All totaled, 84.96 percent of all these Handguns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $76.91 million of the $90.53 million total