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

Imports: Handguns

Handguns, the No. 427 import by value totaled $66.47 million for the month of October, $562.06 million through October of 2018, and $717.15 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
1Austria$194.63 M
2Brazil$94.07 M
3Germany$62.72 M
4Czech Republic$58.13 M
5Croatia$42.59 M
6Italy$38.13 M
7Philippines$24.22 M
8Turkey$14.02 M
9Belgium$10.27 M
10Argentina$5.28 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $562.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $102,627,814
2Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $99,184,191
3Port of Charleston $73,434,732
4Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. $59,000,964
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $49,674,208
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $40,618,027
7Miami International Airport $36,997,699
8Port of Houston $33,156,373
9Port of Virginia $13,126,559
10Los Angeles International Airport $11,086,869

U.S. imports of Handguns decreased 5.46 percent through October to $562.06 million

U.S. imports of Handguns decreased 5.46 percent from $594.53 million to $562.06 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 427 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 408 for the last full year with a total value of $717.15 million, a $77.14 million, 9.71 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 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 Croatia and No. 5 Czech Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Austria $194,631,623
2Brazil $94,071,317
3Germany $62,715,987
4Czech Republic $58,129,169
5Croatia $42,585,570
6Italy $38,129,332
7Philippines $24,217,576
8Turkey $14,016,489
9Belgium $10,267,425
10Argentina $5,277,637

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $40,862,157
2Miami $16,128,880
3St. Louis $9,703,562
4Chicago $7,308,106
5New York City $5,665,451
6Charleston $5,596,795
7Houston $4,235,188
8Los Angeles $2,551,119
9Washington, D.C. $2,181,614
10Norfolk $1,798,095

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 11.97 percent compared to last year to $102.63 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 47.17 percent compared to last year to $99.18 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 533.13 percent compared to last year to $73.43 million.
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. rose 16.02 percent compared to last year to $59 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 8.71 percent compared to last year to $49.67 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 $37.96 million, 16.32 percent, (34.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $18.73 million, 16.61 percent, (16.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $5.37 million, 7.88 percent, (11.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Czech Republic increased $16.34 million, 39.12 percent, (10.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Croatia decreased $4.82 million, 10.18 percent, (7.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.44 percent of all these Handguns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $452.13 million of the $562.06 million total.

All totaled, 68.31 percent of all these Handguns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $383.92 million of the $562.06 million total