Current data is through December 2019.

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

Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc., the No. 634 export by value totaled $11.69 million for the month of December, $159.42 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$54.66 M
2Mexico$18.06 M
3Germany$11.58 M
4United Kingdom$8.98 M
5Australia$5.18 M
6China$5.15 M
7Japan$4.98 M
8France$3.48 M
9South Korea$3.39 M
10Belgium$3.22 M
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U.S. exports of Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. decreased 2.75 percent through December 2019 to $159.42 million

U.S. exports of Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. decreased 2.75 percent from $163.93 million to $159.42 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 634 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 632 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 December of 2019 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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $54,662,975
2Mexico $18,058,727
3Germany $11,576,859
4United Kingdom $8,978,664
5Australia $5,175,022
6China $5,145,907
7Japan $4,977,380
8France $3,476,042
9South Korea $3,393,210
10Belgium $3,217,978

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 0.04 percent compared to last year to $33.55 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1.12 percent compared to last year to $9.43 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 12.63 percent compared to last year to $9.35 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 0.78 percent compared to last year to $7.48 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 2.48 percent compared to last year to $7.17 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 $1.89 million, 3.34 percent, (34.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.86 million, 9.32 percent, (11.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $925,354, 8.69 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $274,299, 2.96 percent, (5.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $1.34 million, 20.52 percent, (3.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.75 percent of all these Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $98.45 million of the $159.42 million total.

All totaled, 42.01 percent of all these Metal-cutting shears, pliers, files, rasps, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $66.98 million of the $159.42 million total