BusinesStat estimates that in the period from 2010 to 2014, sales of cartridges for sporting and hunting weapons in the world increased by 13%, reaching 3.02 billion units in 2014. The maximum sales volume was recorded in 2013 - 3.17 billion units . Despite the overall growth of the indicator over the period, the sales dynamics was multidirectional: in 2011 and 2014 there was a decrease in sales compared with previous years. The growth in sales of ammunition for sporting and hunting weapons in recent years is due both to the popularization of sporting shooting and to the increasing demand for hunting.
The highest sales per capita in 2010-2014 were recorded in Canada, Australia and the USA. On average in the world, the sales volume of cartridges for sports and hunting weapons per capita was 0.45.
World exports of ammunition for sporting and hunting weapons in 2010-2014 increased by 13.1% and amounted to 2.12 billion units in 2014. The largest world exporters were Italy, the USA and Spain. Together, these countries accounted for an average of 48.6% of world natural exports.
“The analysis of the world market of ammunition for sports and hunting weapons in 2010-2014, the forecast for 2015-2019” includes the most important data necessary for understanding the current market conditions and assessing the prospects for its development:
General assessment of the current economic situation in the world
Sales of ammunition for sporting and hunting weapons
Population, purchase per capita
The volume of foreign and domestic trade of ammunition for sports and hunting weapons
Volume of production, import and export
The price of import and export of ammunition for sporting and hunting weapons
In preparing the review used official statistics:
United Nations Statistics Division
Commodity Trade Statistics
National Agencies and Compendia
Industrial Commodity Statistics
International Trade Center
International Monetary Fund
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
World Trade Organization
Along with the official statistics, the review contains the results of BusinesStat research:
Analysis of open information on the market for weapons and ammunition
Survey of weapons and ammunition market experts
Categories: Industry /.../ Finished Metal Products / Weapons and Ammunition
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