Knoxville River Port, Tenn.

Knoxville River Port, Tenn.’s trade totaled $489,016 for the month of May, $3 million through May of 2020, and $18.08 million 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
1Germany$467,752
2United Kingdom$308,410
3Belgium$255,245
4United Arab Emirates$252,849
5South Korea$223,581
6Qatar$169,157
7China$163,730
8Sweden$111,563
9Italy$110,841
10France$108,801

Overall Rank

Knoxville River Port, Tenn.’s trade decreases 63.28 percent through May

Knoxville River Port, Tenn.’s trade with the world fell 63.28 percent, from $8.16 million to $3 million through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Knoxville River Port, Tenn. ranked No. 285 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.

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 May Knoxville River Port, Tenn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 South Korea. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Germany, China, United Kingdom and Thailand, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 74.47 percent to $467,752.
    Exports fell 13.4 percent to $371,123. Imports fell 93.12 percent to $96,629.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom fell 25.63 percent to $308,410.
    Exports rose 1492.53 percent to $308,410. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Belgium rose 812.5 percent to $255,245.
    Exports totaled $255,245. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Arab Emirates rose 1.96 percent to $252,849.
    Exports totaled $252,849. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 South Korea rose 88.56 percent to $223,581.
    Exports rose 2512.71 percent to $220,225. Imports fell 96.95 percent to $3,356.

Knoxville River Port, Tenn.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 50.3 percent of its trade with the world.

Knoxville River Port, Tenn. had trade surpluses with 31 countries and deficits with six through May. That compares with 10 surpluses and 35 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with United Kingdom, $308,410; Germany, $274,494; and Belgium, $255,245. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Canada, $73,818; India, $70,580; and Latvia, $9,759.

Through May its top exports were Seats, excluding barber, dental; Medical technology; Beryllium, chromium, etc.; X-ray apparatus; and Miscellaneous machine parts, in that order. Those accounted for 76.93 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts; Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils; Laser-based medical equipment, parts; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; and Ceramic lab supplies, accounting for 80.05 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Knoxville River Port, Tenn.’s exports:

  • Seats, excluding barber, dental rose 38.45 percent compared to last year to $944,681.
  • Medical technology fell 43.25 percent compared to last year to $353,216.
  • Beryllium, chromium, etc. rose 9701.46 percent compared to last year to $267,776.
  • X-ray apparatus totaled $245,152. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts fell 40.91 percent compared to last year to $231,715.

On the import side:

  • Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts fell 83.04 percent compared to last year to $101,814.
  • Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils totaled $77,292. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Laser-based medical equipment, parts totaled $41,796. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears fell 82.39 percent compared to last year to $31,858.
  • Ceramic lab supplies rose 50.23 percent compared to last year to $21,488.

Last year Knoxville River Port, Tenn. posted total trade with the world of $18.08 million. The Port’s surplus was $5.8 million. Exports totaled $11.94 million and imports came to $6.14 million.