From 2012 to 2016, sales of sports and hunting weapons in the world increased by 10.1%: from 4.69 million units to 5.17 million units. Annually, with the exception of 2014, natural sales increased in relation to the previous year by an average of 10.7% per year. In 2014, sales decreased by 23.7%. The main reason for the decline was the decline in demand for sports and hunting weapons in the United States - sales in this country fell by almost 55%.
In the world, the preference in the consumption of sports and hunting weapons is provided by imported products. The share of products of own production in total sales in 2012-2016 averaged 42.8%.
According to BusinesStat, in 2017-2021 g we should expect growth in world sales of sports and hunting weapons by an average of 3.7% per year. In 2021, sales will amount to 6.2 million units, which will exceed the level of 2016 by almost 20%.
“Analysis of the world market of sport and hunting weapons in 2012-2016, forecast for 2017-2021” includes the most important data necessary for understanding the current global market conditions and assessing the prospects for its development:
Economy and population
Manufacture of sporting and hunting weapons
Sales of sports and hunting weapons
External and internal trade in sporting and hunting weapons
Import and export of sports and hunting weapons
Foreign trade prices of sports and hunting weapons
The review provides current data for more than 100 countries of the world and a forecast for the 25 leading countries of the world market of sporting and hunting weapons.
Leading countries: Australia, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, India, Spain, Italy, Canada, Cyprus, China, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, United States of America, Thailand, Turkey, Finland, France , Czech Republic, Sweden, Japan.
In preparing the review used statistical information:
United Nations Statistics Division
National Agencies and Compendia
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 of sports and hunting weapons
Survey of weapons industry experts