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Global Commercial (Hunting & Shooting, Self-Defence) Small Caliber Ammunition Market -Forecast & Analysis, 2016-2022

Global Commercial (Hunting & Shooting, Self-Defence) Small Caliber Ammunition Market -Forecast & Analysis, 2016-2022

The global commercial small caliber ammunition market is expected to experience a robust rate of growth in the upcoming years. This growth is attributed to a rising demand of small ammunition for commercial applications. The major commercial applications of small caliber ammunition include civilian defense, hunting, target and outdoor shooting activities.

Some of the key factors driving the commercial small caliber ammunition include: increasing population of hunting population; rising personal safety concern; growing interest of people towards trophy hunting activities. However, rules and regulations limiting the hunting of animals in certain countries can restrain the overall growth of this market.

Small caliber ammunition finds its applications in self-defense and hunting and shooting activities. The report discusses the various calibers of small caliber applications, along with their uses in the commercial segment. By analysis, global commercial small caliber ammunition market has generated $5.25 billion globally in 2015, in terms of revenue.

Following points provide a concrete description of the report content and the topics covered in the report:

  • This report identifies the global commercial small caliber ammunition market in different segments such as: by its application, its caliber, and revenue generated by different regions globally
  • The market size of the sub segments of the above mentioned divisions is also mentioned in the report
  • The scope of this report is limited to the commercial (civil self-defense, hunting and shooting) application, non-commercial application is not considered in this report
  • The study includes the market analysis and forecast of global commercial small caliber market from 2016 to 2022 in terms of value. The report also highlights the year-on-year growth of the market
  • The study talks about the prime supply and demand side factors affecting the growth of the market along with the current and future trends in commercial small caliber ammunition market
  • The study also presents a detailed examination of commercial small caliber ammunition market along the lines of market drivers, growth opportunities, and challenges
  • The report also highlights the market share analysis, R&D analysis of the key players, porter analysis of the commercial small caliber ammunition market along with the key products offered by the major manufacturers with their application
  • A detailed competitive analysis has been included in this report which focuses on the key market developments & strategies followed by the key players in the market.
  • Commercial small caliber ammunition market analysis and forecast with respect to its commercial applications. The applications include self-defense, and hunting and shooting activities
  • Commercial small caliber ammunition market has been analyzed for all geographies including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America with further analysis with respect to several major countries
  • The key trends in commercial small caliber ammunition market are included in this report
  • The key market players are analyzed and profiled in detail in the report. This section covers the business financials, key insights company snapshots, key products & services, and major developments. Furthermore, detailed SWOT analysis of the major public players is provided in this report.


Small caliber ammunition technology comprises of a widespread usage in various commercial and noncommercial applications. Major commercial applications include civilian self-defense, hunting and target shooting. At the same time, non-commercial applications include high-end bullets used in military and law enforcement activities. Global commercial small caliber ammunition market is expected to experience a robust growth in the future years owing to the rising demand of ammo for various commercial applications such as hunting, target shooting and self-defense among others. Furthermore, the increase in the amount of hunting population (both adult and youth hunters) is expected to drive this demand further in the upcoming years.

In terms of value, the commercial small caliber ammunition market was estimated to generate $5.25 billion globally, in the year 2015. The small caliber commercial small caliber ammunition market is anticipated to grow further, owing to the rise in procurement of ammunition for hunting, shooting activities, and self-defense ammunition; particularly by the female populace.

Hunting and shooting application holds the lion’s share in global commercial small caliber ammunition market. There is an increasing interest of people towards hunting activities especially trophy hunting, For instance, countries such as Zimbabwe, Belarus are offering trophy hunting packages to tourists, therefore, increasing the demand for small caliber bullets. Moreover, due to an increase in sales of personal defense ammo because of rising fear among citizens from growing crime rates, the commercial small caliber ammunition is expected to grow at an increasing pace. However, government rules and policies imposing restrictions on the hunting of certain animal species, and programs carried out to replace the conventional lead bullets with non-lead cartridges may challenge this growth of the market in the forecast period.

In terms of revenue generation, North America is estimated to dominate the global commercial small caliber ammunition market followed by Europe and Asia Pacific region. Most of the major manufacturers of commercial small caliber ammunition are headquartered in the U.S., resulting into North America being the most technologically advanced region in small caliber ammunition, globally. Europe, growing at the highest rate, is expected to grow at CAGR of 4.10% from the year 2015-2022, due to increasing number of hunters and rising concern of personal safety.

Presently, 12 gauge shot shells are extensively being used for personal-defense, hunting and shooting (trap, clay and skeet shooting) activities, and is the leading caliber in commercial small caliber ammunition market in terms of value generated. Due to 12 gauge’s wide usage in commercial application this caliber is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% in the years 2015-2022. .22 caliber ammunition is estimated to generate second highest revenue in the global market owing to its high popularity and inexpensive cost.

Some of the key players in global commercial small caliber ammunition market are Vista Outdoor Operations, Winchester Ammunition, Remington Outdoor Company, RUAG Ammotec, Nammo AS, Denel PMP, Liberty Ammunition, Tula Cartridge Works, Prvi Partizan, and Black-Hills Ammunition.

Executive Summary
1 Scope of the Report
1.1 Report Coverage
1.2 Research Methodology
2 Industry Analysis
2.1 Porter Analysis
2.2 R&D Analysis
2.3 Key Trends in Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market
2.4 Key Manufacturers & Products, Application And Developments
3 Market Dynamics
3.1 Market Dynamics
3.2 Market Drivers
3.3 Market Opportunities
3.5 Market Challenges
4 Competitive Insights
4.1 Competitive Landscape
4.2 Share of Developments and Strategies
4.2.1 New Product Launches
4.2.2 Contracts
4.2.3 Business Expansion
4.2.4 Agreements, Collaborations, & Partnerships
4.2.5 Other Developments
4.3 Market Share Analysis of Key Players inthe Market
5 Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, Analysis & Forecast
5.1 Assumptions and Limitations
5.2 Market Defination
5.3 Market Overview
6 Global Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Application
6.1 Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, Application
6.2 Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Application
6.2.1 Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Hunting And Shooting
6.2.2 Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Self Defense
7 Global Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Caliber Type
7.1 Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition, Caliber Type
7.2 Global Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Caliber Type
7.2.1 5.56 Mm (.22 Cal) Ammunition Market
7.2.2 8.6 Mm (.338 Cal) Ammunition Market
7.2.3 9mm Caliber Ammunition Market
7.2.4 9.65mm (.380 Cal) Ammunition Market
7.2.5 12 Gauge (Shotgun Shells) Ammunition Market
7.2.6 7.82 mm (.308 Cal) Ammunition Market
7.2.7 Other Calibers Ammunition Market
8 Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Geography
8.1 Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Segmentation, by Region
8.2 Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario, 2015
8.3 North America: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.3.1 Market Dynamics: the U.S. Exports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.3.2 Market Dynamics: Canada, Exports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.3.1 Market Dynamics: the U.S. And Canada, Imports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.3.1 The U.S.: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value
8.3.2 Canada: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value
8.4 Europe: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.4.1 Market Dynamics: Europe, Exports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.4.2 Market Dynamics: Europe, Imports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.4.3 Germany: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.4.4 The U.K.: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.4.5 France: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.4.6 Italy : Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.4.7 Spain: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.4.8 Russia: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.4.9 Market Dynamics: Russia, Exports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.4.1 Market Dynamics: Russia, Imports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.5 APAC: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value
8.5.1 Market Dynamics: Asia-Pacific, Exports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.5.2 Market Dynamics: Asia-Pacific, Imports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.5.3 China: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.5.4 South Korea: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.5.5 Japan: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.5.6 India: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.6 Latin America: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.6.1 Market Dynamics: Latin America, Exports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.6.2 Market Dynamics: Latin America, Exports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.6.3 Brazil: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.6.4 Mexico: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.6.5 Argentina: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.7 Middle East and Africa: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.7.1 Market Dynamics: Middle East, Exports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.7.2 Market Dynamics: Middle East, Exports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.7.3 Market Dynamics: Africa, Imports (Shotguns, Cartridges)
8.7.4 Middle East: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
8.7.5 Africa: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario
9 Key Players Analysis (Overview, Product offerings, Financials, Key Developments)
9.1 Australian Munitions..
9.2 Black Hills Ammunition
9.3 CBC
9.4 Denel SOC Ltd (Denel PMP)
9.5 Fiocchi Munizioni SPA Socio Unico
9.6 Israel Military Industries Ltd. (IMI)
9.7 Liberty Ammunition Inc..
9.8 Men Metallwerk Elisenheutte Gmbh
9.9 Nammo AS
9.10 Olin Corporation (Winchester Ammunition)
9.11 PMC Ammunition
9.12 Remington Outdoor Company, Inc.
9.13 RUAG Group (Ruag Ammotec Ag)
9.14 Vista Outdoor Operations Llc
9.15 Wolf Performance Ammunition
10 Appendix
10.1 Abbreviations
10.2 Upcoming Reports
List of Figures
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Size, 2015-2022
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Caliber Type, Value, 2015-2022 ($Million)
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Application, Value ($Million) 2015-2022
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Country, 2015-2022
Geographical Analysis of Global SmallCaliber Hunting And Shooting Ammunition Market
Scope of the Report
Bottom-Up Approach
Top-Down Approach
Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Research And Technology, Global Commercial (Self Defense, Hunting & Shooting) Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million), 2013-2017
R&D Analysis of Leading Players
Market Dynamics: Global Commercial (Self Defense, Hunting & Shooting) Small Caliber Ammunition
Share of Developments And Strategies
Market Share of Leading Players in Global Commercial (Self Defense, Hunting & Shooting) Small Caliber Ammunition Industry, 2015
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, Application
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Application, Value, 2015-2022 ($Million)
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Application, Volume, 2015-2022 (Million Units)
Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Share, by Application, 2015
Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Share, by Application, 2022
Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Value, by Hunting And Shooting Application, 2015-2022 ($Billion)
Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Value, by Civilian (Self Defense) Application, 2015-2022 ($Million)
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition, Caliber Type
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Caliber Type, 2015-2022 ($Million)
Global Commercial Small Caliber Market Share, by Value, 2015
56 Mm (.22 Cal) Ammunition Market Value, 2015-2022 ($Million)
8.6mm (.338 Cal) Ammunition Market Value, 2015-2022 ($Million)
9 Mm Caliber Ammunition Market Value, 2015-2022 ($Million)
65mm (.380 Cal) Ammunition Market Value, 2015-2022 ($Million)
12 Gauge (Shotgun Shells) Caliber Ammunition Market Value, 2015-2022 ($Million)
82 Mm (.308 Cal) Ammunition Market Value, 2015-2022 ($Million)
Other Calibers Ammunition Market Value, 2015-2022 ($Million)
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Segmentation, by Region
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario, 2015
North America Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market ($Billion)
North America Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market,by Country ($Million)
The U.S Exports: Cartridges, Shotgun Market Share, 2013-2015
The U.S Exports: Cartridges And Parts Market Share, 2013-2015
Canada Exports.: Cartridges, Shotgun Market Share, 2013-2015
Canada Exports.: Cartridges And Parts Market Share, 2013-2015
The U.S Imports: Cartridges, Shotgun Market Share, 2013-2015
Canada Imports.: Cartridges, Shotgun Market Share, 2013-2015
The U.S.: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition MarketValue, 2015–2022 ($Million)
The U.S.: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market ($Million)
Canada: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Size ($Million)
Europe Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market,by Value ($Million)
Europe Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Country ($Million)
Europe: Export Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
Europe: Import Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
Europe Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market,byValue ($Million)
Germany: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Size, ($Million)
The U.K.: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Size, ($Million)
France: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario ($Million)
Italy: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario ($Million)
Spain: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario ($Million)
Russia: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market Scenario ($Million)
Russia: Export Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
Russia: Import Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
APAC: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million)
APAC: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Country ($Million)
Asia-Pacific (APAC): Export Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
Asia-Pacific (APAC): Import Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
China: Small Caliber Hunting And Shooting Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million)
China: Export And Import Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2015
South Korea: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market,by Value ($Million)
Japan: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market,by Value ($Million)
India: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market,by Value ($Million)
Latin America: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million)
Latin America: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Country ($Million)
Latin America: Export Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
Latin America: Import Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
Brazil: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million)
Mexico: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million)
Argentina: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million)
Middle East And Africa Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million)
Middle East And Africa Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Region ($Million)
Middle East: Export Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
Middle East And Africa Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million)
Africa: Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Value ($Million)
List of Tables
Global Commercial Small Caliber Ammunition Market, by Country, 2015-2022
Key Manufacturers & Products, Application And Developments
Competitive Landscape
The U.S.: Retail Sales, by Hunting Type, in 2011 ($Million)
Latin America: Export Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
Middle East: Export Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
Africa: Import Data of Cartridges, Shotgun, 2013-2015
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