Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade totaled $108.07 million for the month of July, $592.63 million through July of 2020, and $1.81 billion 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 Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Portugal$174.74 M
2Trinidad and Tobago$53.18 M
3Brazil$47.95 M
4Ecuador$44.99 M
5Guadeloupe$32.4 M
6Algeria$31.49 M
7India$29.75 M
8Sweden$29.69 M
9Chile$18.27 M
10Martinique$14.59 M

Overall Rank

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade decreases 51.44 percent through July

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade with the world fell 51.44 percent, from $1.22 billion to $592.63 million through the first seven months of 2020 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands ranked No. 139 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 127. It finished No. 135 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; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top trade partners were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Algeria, No. 4 India and No. 5 Ecuador. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by India, Argentina, Haiti, Algeria and Sweden, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Portugal rose 4198.29 percent to $174.74 million.
    Exports totaled $1 million. Imports rose 4173.69 percent to $173.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Brazil rose 7.76 percent to $47.95 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 7.76 percent to $47.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Algeria fell 65.63 percent to $31.49 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 65.63 percent to $31.49 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 India fell 78.52 percent to $29.75 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 78.52 percent to $29.75 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Ecuador totaled $26.11 million.
    Exports totaled $26.11 million. There were no imports.

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 63.98 percent of its trade with the world.

Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands had trade surpluses with 24 countries and deficits with 22 through July. That compares with 25 surpluses and 27 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Ecuador, $26.11 million; Guadeloupe, $20.09 million; and Haiti, $14.46 million. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Portugal, $172.74 million; Brazil, $47.95 million; and Algeria, $31.49 million.

Through July its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Scrap iron, steel; Amplifiers, speakers, microphones; Passenger vehicles; and Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, in that order. Those accounted for 99.99 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Molasses from sugar; Oil; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; and Beer, accounting for 99.53 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 54.64 percent compared to last year to $239.95 million.
  • Scrap iron, steel totaled $1 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Amplifiers, speakers, microphones totaled $183,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Passenger vehicles totaled $19,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film totaled $9,049. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 46.35 percent compared to last year to $330.91 million.
  • Molasses from sugar rose 119.67 percent compared to last year to $7.36 million.
  • Oil fell 86.32 percent compared to last year to $7.17 million.
  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors rose 958.27 percent compared to last year to $3.51 million.
  • Beer fell 42.53 percent compared to last year to $834,640.

Last year Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands posted total trade with the world of $1.81 billion. The Port’s surplus was $10.92 million. Exports totaled $908.53 million and imports came to $897.61 million.