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Article Date: December 2021
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Firearms Trade Broadly Higher in August

Handgun imports increased 6% to 357,041 units in August, slowing from recent months’ double-digit pace, with pistols up 6% to 329,988 units and revolvers down 2% to 27,053 units, according to ITC data compiled by the NSSF. Rifle imports increased significantly, however, growing 50% to 108,873 units, and shotguns increased by 45% to 167,293. Ammunition imports were very strong, including other cartridges up 57% to 472.8 million units and shotshells more than tripling ... Log in to view full article.


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