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

Exports: Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc.

Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc., the No. 636 export by value totaled $12.83 million for the month of October, $136.07 million through October of 2018, and $157.37 million 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$47.6 M
2Mexico$16.21 M
3Germany$8.44 M
4United Kingdom$7.37 M
5Australia$5.08 M
6Japan$4.08 M
7China$3.95 M
8South Korea$3.79 M
9Costa Rica$2.87 M
10Belgium$2.52 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $136.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low-Valued Imports and Exports $28,218,568
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,495,702
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,140,115
4Port Laredo $6,373,956
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,087,954
6Port of Long Beach $5,818,568
7Port of New York $5,745,544
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $5,158,152
9Port of New Orleans $4,664,046
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,335,142

U.S. exports of Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. increased 2.83 percent through October to $136.07 million

U.S. exports of Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. increased 2.83 percent from $132.32 million to $136.07 million 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 636 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 631 for the last full year with a total value of $157.37 million, a $23.73 million, 13.10 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $47,596,081
2Mexico $16,214,034
3Germany $8,438,307
4United Kingdom $7,371,359
5Australia $5,079,184
6Japan $4,076,606
7China $3,952,192
8South Korea $3,791,896
9Costa Rica $2,868,249
10Belgium $2,515,620

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Low Value Shipments $5,328,274
2New York City $2,569,787
3Detroit $1,913,649
4Miami $1,828,782
5Los Angeles $1,824,832
6Laredo $1,396,835
7Chicago $1,147,405
8New Orleans $1,082,517
9Buffalo $988,737
10Cleveland $969,610

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:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 8.52 percent compared to last year to $28.22 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 26.25 percent compared to last year to $7.5 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 2.27 percent compared to last year to $7.14 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.76 percent compared to last year to $6.37 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.41 percent compared to last year to $6.09 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 $2.56 million, 5.69 percent, (34.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $364,617, 2.3 percent, (11.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $2.07 million, 32.52 percent, (6.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $1.45 million, 16.44 percent, (5.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $300,549, 5.59 percent, (3.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.25 percent of all these Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $84.7 million of the $136.07 million total.

All totaled, 40.65 percent of all these Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $55.32 million of the $136.07 million total