Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2021.

Port of Hueneme, Calif.’s trade totaled $971.37 million for the month of August, $7.24 billion through August of 2021, and $8.75 billion for all of 2020, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity.

Top Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1South Korea$2.18 B
2United Kingdom$918.35 M
3Germany$829.77 M
4Japan$718.64 M
5Mexico$555.73 M
6Sweden$394.28 M
7Guatemala$271.17 M
8Slovakia$188.35 M
9Belgium$140.53 M
10Austria$134.04 M

Overall Rank

Port of Hueneme, Calif.’s trade increases 42.38 percent through August

Port of Hueneme, Calif.’s trade with the world rose 42.38 percent, from $5.08 billion to $7.24 billion through the first eight months of 2021 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $2.95 trillion, with exports at $1.13 trillion and imports at $1.82 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 22.99 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 23.34 percent and imports rose 22.78 percent.

Port of Hueneme, Calif. ranked No. 66 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2021. During the same period of 2020 it ranked No. 72. It finished No. 67 in the last full year.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port Laredo; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through August Port of Hueneme, Calif.’s top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by South Korea, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 South Korea rose 33.74 percent to $1.91 billion.
    Exports rose 77.53 percent to $285.36 million. Imports rose 28.19 percent to $1.63 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom rose 35.96 percent to $856.97 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 35.96 percent to $856.97 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 19.71 percent to $693.05 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 19.71 percent to $693.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 20.15 percent to $600.71 million.
    Exports rose 30.61 percent to $70.04 million. Imports rose 18.89 percent to $530.67 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico rose 24.21 percent to $473.86 million.
    Exports fell 57.56 percent to $458,685. Imports rose 24.45 percent to $473.4 million.

Port of Hueneme, Calif.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 72.44 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Hueneme, Calif. had trade surpluses with 26 countries and deficits with 43 through August. That compares with 21 surpluses and 36 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Nicaragua, $60.78 million; Panama, $19.65 million; and Taiwan, $18.1 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with South Korea, $1.34 billion; United Kingdom, $856.97 million; and Germany, $693.05 million.

Through August its top exports were Passenger vehicles; Clothing accessories; Commercial vehicles; Motor vehicle parts; and Potatoes, prepared, frozen, in that order. Those accounted for 71.29 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Passenger vehicles; Commercial vehicles; Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; and Self-propelled construction machinery, accounting for 88.55 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Hueneme, Calif.’s exports:

  • Passenger vehicles rose 73.7 percent compared to last year to $303.56 million.
  • Clothing accessories totaled $114.86 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 37.95 percent compared to last year to $71.45 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 1106.17 percent compared to last year to $31.64 million.
  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen rose 56.53 percent compared to last year to $27.51 million.

On the import side:

  • Passenger vehicles rose 38.5 percent compared to last year to $5.13 billion.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 2.74 percent compared to last year to $193.99 million.
  • Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried rose 7.95 percent compared to last year to $186.83 million.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. rose 40.34 percent compared to last year to $119.22 million.
  • Self-propelled construction machinery rose 40.62 percent compared to last year to $95.01 million.

Last year Port of Hueneme, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $8.75 billion. The Port’s deficit was $7.49 billion. Exports totaled $627.98 million and imports came to $8.12 billion.