Firearms Imports Grew Triple Digits in November
Handgun imports jumped 125% to 469,773 units in Nov., according to ITC data compiled by the NSSF, including a 125% increase in pistols to 438,789 and a 127% gain in revolvers to 30,984. Long gun imports were also higher, with rifles up 98% to 90,746 units and shotguns up 232% to 223,438 units. Ammunition imports posted gains of 39% for other cartridges to 282.1 million units, and 119% for shotshells to 22.0 million units. Optics imports gained with strong ... Log in to view full article.