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Monterey Harbor, Calif.

Monterey Harbor, Calif.’s trade totaled $109,203 for the month of August, $1.67 million through August of 2019, and $22.68 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
1Japan$837,658
2Russia$394,931
3China$199,468
4Mexico$87,060
5Germany$78,877
6Italy$59,071
7United Kingdom$11,058
8Vietnam$607

Overall Rank

Monterey Harbor, Calif.’s trade increases 47.75 percent through August

Monterey Harbor, Calif.’s trade with the world rose 47.75 percent, from $1.13 million to $1.67 million through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Monterey Harbor, Calif. ranked No. 343 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through August Monterey Harbor, Calif.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, United Kingdom, Hungary, Czech Republic and Italy, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 19.67 percent to $837,658.
    Exports totaled $700,000. Imports totaled $137,658.
  • Trade with No. 2 Russia totaled $394,931.
    Exports totaled $394,931. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 China totaled $199,468.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $199,468.
  • Trade with No. 4 Mexico totaled $87,060.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $87,060.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 353.73 percent to $78,877.
    Exports rose 353.73 percent to $78,877. There were no imports.

Monterey Harbor, Calif.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 95.76 percent of its trade with the world.

Monterey Harbor, Calif. had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with three through August. That compares with eight surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Japan, $562,342; Russia, $394,931; and Germany, $78,877. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $199,468; Mexico, $87,060; and Vietnam, $607.

Through August its top exports were Petroleum products; Equipment, parts for exercising; Preparations for animal feeding; Binders for found molds; chemical products; and Misc. engines and motors, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 99.11 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Value added to a returned import; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Misc. engines and motors, parts; and Electrical boards, panels and switches, accounting for 88.26 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Monterey Harbor, Calif.’s exports:

  • Petroleum products totaled $700,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Equipment, parts for exercising totaled $394,931. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Preparations for animal feeding totaled $59,071. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Binders for found molds; chemical products totaled $48,840. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. engines and motors, parts totaled $30,037. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets totaled $142,450. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $100,900. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks totaled $99,241. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. engines and motors, parts totaled $18,835. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches totaled $13,486. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Monterey Harbor, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $22.68 million. The Port’s surplus was $22.61 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Switzerland, Japan, United Kingdom, Hungary and Czech Republic. Exports totaled $22.64 million and imports came to $37,897.