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

Exports: Saws, drills and other hand tools

Saws, drills and other hand tools, the No. 199 export by value totaled $101.89 million for the month of December, $1.4 billion through December of 2018, and $1.33 billion 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$575.45 M
2Mexico$150.08 M
3Germany$86.55 M
4United Kingdom$45.66 M
5Australia$44.85 M
6France$43.5 M
7China$42.16 M
8Belgium$28.24 M
9Japan$26.52 M
10Brazil$21.01 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.4 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $249,434,042
2Port of Virginia $166,189,187
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $82,186,283
4Port Laredo $80,650,593
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $65,282,356
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $60,485,625
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $58,949,355
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $43,278,109
9Port Everglades, Fla. $39,445,716
10Port of Long Beach $37,185,810

U.S. exports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 5.08 percent through December to $1.4 billion

U.S. exports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 5.08 percent from $1.33 billion to $1.4 billion 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 199 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 200 for the last full year with a total value of $1.33 billion, a $22.02 million, 1.69 percent increase 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $575,447,440
2Mexico $150,081,821
3Germany $86,545,812
4United Kingdom $45,663,744
5Australia $44,849,874
6France $43,498,813
7China $42,158,709
8Belgium $28,243,138
9Japan $26,523,062
10Brazil $21,012,517

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $135,429,836
2NORFOLK, VA $95,480,714
3LAREDO, TX $55,402,866
4LOS ANGELES, CA $42,631,834
5PEMBINA, ND $41,315,630
6MIAMI, FL $41,221,798
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $39,331,038
8BUFFALO, NY $37,520,100
9LOW VALUE $35,744,574
10SAVANNAH, GA $23,120,198

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 15.27 percent compared to last year to $249.43 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 3.05 percent compared to last year to $166.19 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 13.82 percent compared to last year to $82.19 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 30.88 percent compared to last year to $80.65 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.82 percent compared to last year to $65.28 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 $57.72 million, 11.15 percent, (41.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $18.92 million, 14.42 percent, (10.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $6.94 million, 7.42 percent, (6.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $8.91 million, 16.32 percent, (3.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $4.09 million, 10.02 percent, (3.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.7 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $902.59 million of the $1.4 billion total.

All totaled, 46.14 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $643.74 million of the $1.4 billion total