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Mail Shipments

Mail Shipments’s trade totaled $11.3 million for the month of February, $23.13 million through February of 2019, and $160.54 million 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
1Canada$4.63 M
2Japan$2.3 M
3United Kingdom$2.08 M
4Saint Maarten$1.52 M
5Italy$1.43 M
6China$1.13 M
7Afghanistan$1.12 M
8Hong Kong$994,766
9Germany$673,539
10South Korea$590,784

Overall Rank

Mail Shipments’s trade increases 9.07 percent through February

Mail Shipments’s trade with the world rose 9.07 percent, from $21.21 million to $23.13 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.

Mail Shipments ranked No. 202 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 Mail Shipments’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Saint Maarten and No. 5 Italy . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 15.48 percent to $4.63 million.
    Exports fell 15.48 percent to $4.63 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 2.96 percent to $2.3 million.
    Exports fell 2.96 percent to $2.3 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 2.26 percent to $2.08 million.
    Exports rose 2.26 percent to $2.08 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Saint Maarten rose 119.8 percent to $1.52 million.
    Exports rose 119.8 percent to $1.52 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Italy rose 705.68 percent to $1.43 million.
    Exports rose 705.68 percent to $1.43 million. There were no imports.

Mail Shipments’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 51.74 percent of its trade with the world.

Mail Shipments had trade surpluses with 101 countries and deficits with zero through February. That compares with 98 surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Canada, $4.63 million; Japan, $2.3 million; and United Kingdom, $2.08 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Serbia, $0; Estonia, $0; and Brunei, $0.

Through February it’s top exports were Collectors items of historic or botanic interest; Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Diamonds, not mounted; and Jewelry, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 32.06 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Collectors items of historic or botanic interest; Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Diamonds, not mounted; and Jewelry, parts, accounting for 0 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Mail Shipments’s exports:

  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest rose 235.58 percent compared to last year to $2.37 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 32.65 percent compared to last year to $1.38 million.
  • Computers rose 257.79 percent compared to last year to $1.36 million.
  • Diamonds, not mounted rose 25.26 percent compared to last year to $1.32 million.
  • Jewelry, parts rose 25.16 percent compared to last year to $990,450.

On the import side:

  • 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.
  • Computers totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Diamonds, not mounted totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Jewelry, parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Mail Shipments posted total trade with the world of $171.03 million. The Port’s surplus was $171.03 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $171.03 million and imports came to $0.