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Carquinez Strait, Calif.

Carquinez Strait, Calif.’s trade totaled $452.02 million for the month of August, $3.61 billion through August of 2019, and $5 billion 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 Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Japan$1.79 B
2Germany$503.94 M
3China$286.77 M
4Slovakia$282.92 M
5Kuwait$143.27 M
6Ecuador$135.4 M
7Brazil$116.41 M
8Iraq$70.22 M
9Belgium$67.44 M
10Colombia$50.32 M

Overall Rank

Carquinez Strait, Calif.’s trade increases 8.86 percent through August

Carquinez Strait, Calif.’s trade with the world rose 8.86 percent, from $3.31 billion to $3.61 billion through the first eight months of 2019 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Carquinez Strait, Calif. ranked No. 91 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2019.

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

Through August Carquinez Strait, Calif.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Slovakia and No. 5 Kuwait. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, Germany, Brazil, Kuwait and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 27.25 percent to $1.79 billion.
    Exports rose 2.58 percent to $1.94 million. Imports rose 27.28 percent to $1.79 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 25.66 percent to $503.94 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 25.66 percent to $503.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 100.01 percent to $286.77 million.
    Exports fell 97.46 percent to $411,752. Imports rose 125.19 percent to $286.36 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Slovakia rose 173.68 percent to $282.92 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 173.68 percent to $282.92 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Kuwait fell 53.3 percent to $143.27 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 53.3 percent to $143.27 million.

Carquinez Strait, Calif.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 83.42 percent of its trade with the world.

Carquinez Strait, Calif. had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with 17 through August. That compares with two surpluses and 20 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Panama, $6 million; Singapore, $4.37 million; and Italy, $2.24 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Japan, $1.79 billion; Germany, $503.94 million; and China, $285.95 million.

Through August its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum products; Oils derived from high temperature coal tar; Motor vehicles for transporting people; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Commercial vehicles; and Power supplies, transformers, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Carquinez Strait, Calif.’s exports:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 54.29 percent compared to last year to $12.7 million.
  • Petroleum products fell 76.75 percent compared to last year to $4.59 million.
  • Oils derived from high temperature coal tar rose 128.6 percent compared to last year to $4.37 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 95.24 percent compared to last year to $466,738.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $98,439. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 36.15 percent compared to last year to $2.91 billion.
  • Oil fell 45.04 percent compared to last year to $605.47 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 322.99 percent compared to last year to $52.55 million.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 6099.85 percent compared to last year to $11.52 million.
  • Power supplies, transformers totaled $1.66 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Carquinez Strait, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $5 billion. The Port’s deficit was $4.84 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Japan, Germany, China, Kuwait and Brazil. Exports totaled $81.51 million and imports came to $4.92 billion.