Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Razors, razor blades

Razors, razor blades, the No. 507 export by value totaled $21.08 million for the month of December, $274.84 million in 2019, and $320.39 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
1Mexico$109.81 M
2Canada$78.3 M
3Czech Republic$37.38 M
4China$19 M
5Hong Kong$3.62 M
6Germany$2.73 M
7Poland$2.55 M
8Vietnam$2.33 M
9Turkey$2.3 M
10Brazil$1.64 M
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U.S. exports of Razors, razor blades decreased 14.22 percent through December 2019 to $274.84 million

U.S. exports of Razors, razor blades decreased 14.22 percent from $320.39 million to $274.84 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 507 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 481 for the last full year with a total value of $320.39 million, a $12.51 million, 3.76 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Czech Republic, No. 4 China and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Czech Republic, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $109,814,862
2Canada $78,299,223
3Czech Republic $37,381,769
4China $19,000,104
5Hong Kong $3,624,680
6Germany $2,730,166
7Poland $2,546,353
8Vietnam $2,332,743
9Turkey $2,298,405
10Brazil $1,635,008

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $18,280,084
2Phoenix/Nogales $15,509,411
3New York City $15,113,326
4Buffalo $14,554,906
5Detroit $7,187,219
6Los Angeles $6,487,002
7Houston $5,292,956
8San Diego $3,635,275
9Atlanta/Savannah $2,495,428
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,883,154

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 12 percent compared to last year to $59.56 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 2.16 percent compared to last year to $43.49 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 24.24 percent compared to last year to $40.62 million.
  • Port of New York fell 10.4 percent compared to last year to $33.8 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.49 percent compared to last year to $20.54 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 Mexico decreased $22.9 million, 17.26 percent, (39.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $4.75 million, 5.72 percent, (28.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Czech Republic decreased $3.35 million, 8.22 percent, (13.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $5.85 million, 44.48 percent, (6.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hong Kong decreased $13.97 million, 79.4 percent, (1.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.28 percent of all these Razors, razor blades exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $248.12 million of the $274.84 million total.

All totaled, 72.04 percent of all these Razors, razor blades exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $198.01 million of the $274.84 million total