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Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade totaled $128.53 million for the month of February, $341.04 million through February of 2019, and $2.14 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
1India$70.49 M
2Argentina$59.26 M
3The Netherlands$43.62 M
4France$26.08 M
5Barbados$20.86 M
6Martinique$14.34 M
7Guadeloupe$13.83 M
8Norway$12.47 M
9Jamaica$10.85 M
10Saudi Arabia$8.93 M

Overall Rank

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade increases 31.59 percent through February

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade with the world rose 31.59 percent, from $259.17 million to $341.04 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands ranked No. 122 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top trade parters were No. 1 India, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 France and No. 5 Barbados . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by India, Argentina, Spain, Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 India rose 23.41 percent to $70.49 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 23.41 percent to $70.49 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Argentina rose 32.47 percent to $59.26 million.
    Exports totaled $8.9 million. Imports rose 12.58 percent to $50.36 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 The Netherlands rose 509.82 percent to $43.62 million.
    Exports rose 254.72 percent to $25.01 million. Imports rose 17960 percent to $18.61 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 France rose 556.39 percent to $26.08 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $26.08 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Barbados rose 336.06 percent to $20.86 million.
    Exports rose 336.06 percent to $20.86 million. There were no imports.

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 64.6 percent of its trade with the world.

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands had trade surpluses with 20 countries and deficits with 16 through February. That compares with 13 surpluses and 20 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Barbados, $20.86 million; Martinique, $14.34 million; and Guadeloupe, $13.83 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with India, $70.49 million; Argentina, $41.46 million; and France, $26.08 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Cell phones, related equipment; Pebbles, gravel; Misc. aluminum non-prefab structures; and Oil, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Oil; Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc.; Beer; and Chain & Parts, of Iron or Steel 7315, accounting for 99.75 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s exports:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 142.97 percent compared to last year to $124.28 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $152,658. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Pebbles, gravel rose 100 percent compared to last year to $139,500.
  • Misc. aluminum non-prefab structures rose 444.69 percent compared to last year to $34,800.
  • Oil totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 1.15 percent compared to last year to $162.58 million.
  • Oil rose 53.88 percent compared to last year to $49.63 million.
  • Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. totaled $2.85 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Beer rose 23.98 percent compared to last year to $437,907.
  • Chain & Parts, of Iron or Steel 7315 totaled $398,702. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands posted total trade with the world of $712.52 million. The Port’s deficit was $140.25 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $286.13 million and imports came to $426.38 million.