Mail Shipments

Mail Shipments’s trade totaled $12.4 million for the month of June, $70.78 million through June of 2020, and $135.48 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
1Canada$9.45 M
2Japan$7.14 M
3United Kingdom$5.56 M
4Germany$5.23 M
5Afghanistan$5.16 M
6Federated States of Micronesia$4.07 M
7China$3.6 M
8Italy$3.28 M
9Hong Kong$3.24 M
10Switzerland$2.5 M

Overall Rank

Mail Shipments’s trade increases 2.15 percent through June

Mail Shipments’s trade with the world rose 2.15 percent, from $69.29 million to $70.78 million through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Mail Shipments ranked No. 216 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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 June Mail Shipments’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Afghanistan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 34.86 percent to $9.45 million.
    Exports fell 34.86 percent to $9.45 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan rose 20.6 percent to $7.14 million.
    Exports rose 20.6 percent to $7.14 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 6.88 percent to $5.56 million.
    Exports rose 6.88 percent to $5.56 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 151.75 percent to $5.23 million.
    Exports rose 151.75 percent to $5.23 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Afghanistan rose 242.65 percent to $5.16 million.
    Exports rose 242.65 percent to $5.16 million. There were no imports.

Mail Shipments’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 45.97 percent of its trade with the world.

Mail Shipments had trade surpluses with 118 countries and deficits with zero through June. That compares with 129 surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Canada, $9.45 million; Japan, $7.14 million; and United Kingdom, $5.56 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Cameroon, $0; Turkmenistan, $0; and Albania, $0.

Through June its top exports were Computers; Collectors items of historic or botanic interest; Cell phones, related equipment; Computer chips; and Video game consoles, in that order. Those accounted for 34.1 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Collectors items of historic or botanic interest; Cell phones, related equipment; Computer chips; and Video game consoles, accounting for 0 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Mail Shipments’s exports:

  • Computers rose 106.81 percent compared to last year to $6.73 million.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest rose 11.46 percent compared to last year to $5.35 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 93.79 percent compared to last year to $4.81 million.
  • Computer chips rose 356.81 percent compared to last year to $4.64 million.
  • Video game consoles rose 586.71 percent compared to last year to $2.6 million.

On the import side:

  • Computers totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Computer chips totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Video game consoles totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Mail Shipments posted total trade with the world of $135.48 million. The Port’s surplus was $135.48 million. Exports totaled $135.48 million and imports came to $0.