USITC Firearm And Ammunition Import Data For July 2011
NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)- NSSF reports that overall U.S. imports (in units) for July in six sporting arms and ammunition categories declined 6 percent compared to July 2010.
July 2011 imported units in tracked categories totaled 150,667,459, down from 160,283,689 reported in July 2010.
Individually, the rifle category was up 80.2 percent, from 31,938 to 57,549 units, followed by the shotgun category with an 18.4 percent increase (44,748 to 52,986 units). See a complete breakdown of each category's July import data.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 6,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.