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

Imports: Handguns

Handguns, the No. 441 import by value totaled $35.71 million for the month of August, $413.18 million through August 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$152.66 M
2Brazil$79.07 M
3Germany$42.42 M
4Czech Republic$35.07 M
5Italy$31.77 M
6Croatia$20.55 M
7Philippines$15.02 M
8Turkey$10.66 M
9Belgium$7.31 M
10Israel$5.59 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $413.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $119,362,797
2Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. $75,445,348
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $58,291,461
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $44,001,899
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $30,574,907
6Port of Houston $21,358,424
7Port of Virginia $17,104,010
8Port of Los Angeles $9,987,851
9Port of Charleston $6,670,932
10Huntsville International Airport, Ala. $6,446,238

U.S. imports of Handguns decreased 7.18 percent through August to $413.18 million

U.S. imports of Handguns decreased 7.18 percent from $445.16 million to $413.18 million through the first eight 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 441 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 430 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Austria, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Czech Republic 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Austria $152,657,828
2Brazil $79,067,648
3Germany $42,415,415
4Czech Republic $35,067,633
5Italy $31,770,378
6Croatia $20,550,874
7Philippines $15,017,770
8Turkey $10,656,352
9Belgium $7,314,102
10Israel $5,586,577

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 31.28 percent compared to last year to $119.36 million.
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. rose 67.65 percent compared to last year to $75.45 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 26.44 percent compared to last year to $58.29 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 25.81 percent compared to last year to $44 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 21.04 percent compared to last year to $30.57 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 increased $877,753, 0.58 percent, (36.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $4.51 million, 6.04 percent, (19.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $10.33 million, 19.59 percent, (10.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Czech Republic decreased $11.45 million, 24.61 percent, (8.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $771,391, 2.49 percent, (7.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.53 percent of all these Handguns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $340.98 million of the $413.18 million total.

All totaled, 79.31 percent of all these Handguns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $327.68 million of the $413.18 million total