Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Scissors, etc.

Scissors, etc., the No. 991 export by value totaled $1.13 million for the month of May, $6.88 million through May of 2020, and $18.59 million for all of 2019, 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$2.44 M
2Mexico$1.33 M
3Thailand$498,072
4Germany$389,899
5Dominican Republic$379,398
6United Kingdom$366,120
7Australia$186,323
8Costa Rica$99,433
9The Netherlands$98,553
10China$90,456
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U.S. exports of Scissors, etc. decreased 5.01 percent through May to $6.88 million

U.S. exports of Scissors, etc. decreased 5.01 percent from $7.24 million to $6.88 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 991 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1011 for the last full year with a total value of $18.59 million, a $3.01 million, 19.29 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 7.59 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 395.13 percent compared to last year to $637,733.
  • Port of New York rose 407.75 percent compared to last year to $568,105.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 25.94 percent compared to last year to $463,312.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 252.83 percent compared to last year to $347,766.

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 from No. 1 Canada increased $1.7 million, 29.91 percent, (107.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $402,911, 11.63 percent, (44.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Australia increased $728,985, 203.94 percent, (15.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Guatemala increased $819,446, 499.95 percent, (14.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $228,685, 18.91 percent, (14.25 percent market share).

All totaled, 72.53 percent of all these Scissors, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $13.48 million of the $18.59 million total.

All totaled, 54.37 percent of all these Scissors, etc. exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $3.74 million of the $6.88 million total