Posted September 3, 2018 12:24 pm by Comments

By Ammoland

Trade Deficits
Report: U.S. Firearms & Ammunition Trade Numbers with Canada & Mexico

GREENVILLE, SC and HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – -(

Chart 1: Total U.S. long-gun, handgun, and munition imports from Canada and Mexico, 2009-2018

IMPORTS: After Turkey, Canada was the second-largest import source of long-guns into the U.S. in 2017, with 234,831 units. Russia, Italy, and Mexico were the top-3 munitions (i.e., cartridges and parts thereof) import sources for the U.S., with Canada in tenth place that year. Total 2008–2017 long-gun imports from Canada amounted to about 2.5 million units and munitions import to about 440 million units. For the same time-period, munitions imports from Mexico ran to over 2.7 billion units.


Chart 2: Total U.S. long-gun, handgun, and munition exports from Canada and Mexico, 2009-2018.
Chart 2: Total U.S. long-gun, handgun, and munition exports from Canada and Mexico, 2009-2018.

EXPORTS: Regarding exports, Canada was the U.S.’s largest long-gun and handgun export destination in 2017 (180,429 and 54,151 units, respectively), with Mexico not featuring among the top-10 that year.

As for munitions exports, …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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