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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools

Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools, the No. 145 export by value totaled $184.8 million for the month of October, $1.76 billion through October of 2018, and $1.96 billion for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$451.98 M
2Mexico$407.57 M
3China$63.89 M
4United Kingdom$61.76 M
5United Arab Emirates$60.43 M
6Germany$53.64 M
7Saudi Arabia$46.6 M
8Australia$42.03 M
9Japan$36.66 M
10Brazil$26.74 M
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U.S. exports of Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools increased 6.99 percent through October to $1.76 billion

U.S. exports of Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools increased 6.99 percent from $1.64 billion to $1.76 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 145 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 147 for the last full year with a total value of $1.96 billion, a $26.32 million, 1.36 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $451,975,958
2Mexico $407,572,327
3China $63,891,227
4United Kingdom $61,764,001
5United Arab Emirates $60,434,701
6Germany $53,639,492
7Saudi Arabia $46,598,102
8Australia $42,027,690
9Japan $36,657,672
10Brazil $26,743,053

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $64,462,582
2Houston $54,632,650
3Detroit $33,989,104
4Cleveland $28,320,152
5New Orleans $20,335,858
6New York City $17,249,946
7Chicago $15,566,485
8Low Value Shipments $14,976,567
9Miami $12,864,948
10Great Falls, Mont. $11,884,649

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 11.47 percent compared to last year to $230.63 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.92 percent compared to last year to $196.37 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 0.87 percent compared to last year to $126.51 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.62 percent compared to last year to $96.07 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 6.98 percent compared to last year to $95.23 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $17.68 million, 4.07 percent, (25.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $27.11 million, 7.12 percent, (23.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $7.95 million, 14.21 percent, (3.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $8.2 million, 15.3 percent, (3.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $545,367, 0.91 percent, (3.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.5 percent of all these Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.76 billion total.

All totaled, 42.38 percent of all these Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $744.81 million of the $1.76 billion total