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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

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

Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc., the No. 635 export by value totaled $14.06 million for the month of July, $93.97 million through July of 2019, and $163.93 million for all of 2018, 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$31.05 M
2Mexico$11.07 M
3Germany$7.46 M
4United Kingdom$5.46 M
5China$3.41 M
6Japan$3.2 M
7Australia$3 M
8Belgium$2.17 M
9France$2.11 M
10South Korea$2.09 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $93.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low-Valued Imports and Exports $19,184,311
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,028,215
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,977,403
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,347,728
5Port Laredo $4,238,790
6Port of New Orleans $3,912,886
7Port of New York $3,638,289
8Port of Long Beach $3,132,189
9Miami International Airport $2,961,973
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,921,330

U.S. exports of Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. decreased 0.83 percent through July to $93.97 million

U.S. exports of Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. decreased 0.83 percent from $94.75 million to $93.97 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 635 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 636 for the last full year with a total value of $163.93 million, a $6.56 million, 4.17 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. 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 South Korea. 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $31,053,936
2Mexico $11,070,633
3Germany $7,464,173
4United Kingdom $5,457,651
5China $3,413,917
6Japan $3,203,411
7Australia $2,996,648
8Belgium $2,165,978
9France $2,113,238
10South Korea $2,085,578

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Low Value Shipments $10,641,816
2New York City $5,691,325
3Detroit $4,451,123
4Miami $3,903,812
5Los Angeles $3,720,207
6Chicago $3,009,644
7Laredo $2,666,604
8New Orleans $2,233,441
9Buffalo $2,151,088
10Cleveland $1,726,785

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 2.15 percent compared to last year to $19.18 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 11.61 percent compared to last year to $5.03 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 0.81 percent compared to last year to $4.98 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 7.24 percent compared to last year to $4.35 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 5.94 percent compared to last year to $4.24 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 decreased $1.8 million, 5.49 percent, (33.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $103,735, 0.93 percent, (11.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $2.29 million, 44.34 percent, (7.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $96,547, 1.8 percent, (5.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $333,838, 10.84 percent, (3.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.21 percent of all these Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $58.46 million of the $93.97 million total.

All totaled, 40.2 percent of all these Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $37.78 million of the $93.97 million total