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

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

Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc., the No. 632 export by value totaled $12.09 million for the month of December, $163.93 million through December 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$56.55 M
2Mexico$19.92 M
3Germany$10.65 M
4United Kingdom$9.25 M
5Australia$6.51 M
6South Korea$5.04 M
7Japan$4.82 M
8China$4.62 M
9Costa Rica$3.3 M
10Belgium$3.02 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $163.93 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low-Valued Imports and Exports $33,532,110
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,325,331
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,302,466
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,542,638
5Port Laredo $7,349,260
6Port of New York $7,164,054
7Port of Long Beach $7,043,361
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $5,900,969
9Port of New Orleans $5,675,119
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,361,336

U.S. exports of Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. increased 4.17 percent through December to $163.93 million

U.S. exports of Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. increased 4.17 percent from $157.37 million to $163.93 million in 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 632 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 630 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 December 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $56,554,489
2Mexico $19,915,847
3Germany $10,651,505
4United Kingdom $9,252,963
5Australia $6,511,439
6South Korea $5,040,806
7Japan $4,819,950
8China $4,616,036
9Costa Rica $3,301,918
10Belgium $3,019,953

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOW VALUE $15,427,374
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $7,796,112
3DETROIT, MI $5,948,492
4LOS ANGELES, CA $5,630,860
5MIAMI, FL $5,577,284
6LAREDO, TX $3,852,318
7CHICAGO, IL $3,497,442
8NEW ORLEANS, LA $3,207,426
9BUFFALO, NY $3,004,492
10CLEVELAND, OH $2,748,172

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 6.28 percent compared to last year to $33.53 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 34.58 percent compared to last year to $9.33 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.15 percent compared to last year to $8.3 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 17.29 percent compared to last year to $7.54 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 3.36 percent compared to last year to $7.35 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 $1.84 million, 3.37 percent, (34.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.52 million, 8.26 percent, (12.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $3.25 million, 43.93 percent, (6.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $833,348, 8.26 percent, (5.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $181,229, 2.86 percent, (3.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.76 percent of all these Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $102.89 million of the $163.93 million total.

All totaled, 40.29 percent of all these Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $66.05 million of the $163.93 million total