|1||Computer chips||$144.53 M|
|2||Civilian aircraft, parts||$20.02 M|
|3||Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin||$10.16 M|
|4||Equipment, parts for exercising||$9.23 M|
|5||Scrap of precious metal||$6.81 M|
|6||Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts||$5.55 M|
|7||Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa||$5.42 M|
|8||Commercial vehicles||$3.69 M|
|9||Malt extract, less than 40% cocoa||$3.4 M|
|10||Syn Monofil Not Un 67 Dec, Cr-Sect Nov1Mm, St 5404||$3.11 M|
|1||Computer chips||$407.26 M|
|2||Gasoline, other fuels||$46.8 M|
|3||Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa||$37.29 M|
|4||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$34.67 M|
|5||Refined copper, alloys, unwrought||$29.93 M|
|6||Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons||$28.42 M|
|7||Men's or boys' slacks, suits, not knit||$21.4 M|
|8||Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic||$15.91 M|
|9||Value added to a returned import||$15.44 M|
|10||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$10.33 M|
Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt.’s trade increases 35.8 percent through February
Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt.’s trade with the world rose 35.8 percent, from $861.04 million to $1.17 billion 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.
Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. ranked No. 80 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 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 United Kingdom . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, India, Germany and United Kingdom, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 40.37 percent to $1.06 billion.
Exports rose 28.19 percent to $279.04 million. Imports rose 45.33 percent to $776.81 million.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 14.81 percent to $23.32 million.
Exports rose 1.51 percent to $2.45 million. Imports fell 16.38 percent to $20.87 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 65.63 percent to $18.59 million.
Exports fell 1.49 percent to $2.94 million. Imports rose 89.97 percent to $15.65 million.
- Trade with No. 4 India fell 25.07 percent to $9.94 million.
Exports fell 98.31 percent to $56,460. Imports fell 0.34 percent to $9.89 million.
- Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 19.09 percent to $5.45 million.
Exports rose 2.4 percent to $2.74 million. Imports fell 33.27 percent to $2.71 million.
Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 95.2 percent of its trade with the world.
Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. had trade surpluses with 11 countries and deficits with 61 through February. That compares with 11 surpluses and 54 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with The Netherlands, $2.78 million; Ireland, $2.35 million; and Belgium, $1.77 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $497.78 million; China, $18.42 million; and Germany, $12.71 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Computer chips; Civilian aircraft, parts; Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin; Equipment, parts for exercising; and Scrap of precious metal, in that order. Those accounted for 63.36 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computer chips; Gasoline, other fuels; Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Refined copper, alloys, unwrought, accounting for 64.04 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt.’s exports:
- Computer chips rose 26.49 percent compared to last year to $144.53 million.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 433.21 percent compared to last year to $20.02 million.
- Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin rose 17.44 percent compared to last year to $10.16 million.
- Equipment, parts for exercising rose 18.04 percent compared to last year to $9.23 million.
- Scrap of precious metal fell 11.15 percent compared to last year to $6.81 million.
On the import side:
- Computer chips rose 248.59 percent compared to last year to $407.26 million.
- Gasoline, other fuels fell 18.36 percent compared to last year to $46.8 million.
- Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa rose 13.82 percent compared to last year to $37.29 million.
- Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 345.47 percent compared to last year to $34.67 million.
- Refined copper, alloys, unwrought fell 50.35 percent compared to last year to $29.93 million.
Last year Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. posted total trade with the world of $0. The Port’s deficit was $0 . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.