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Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind.

Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind.’s trade totaled $2.31 million for the month of October, $19.31 million through October of 2018, and $33.55 million for all of 2017, 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
1Mexico$10.72 M
2Canada$5.76 M
3United Kingdom$1.76 M
4India$620,219
5Japan$195,985
6China$52,147
7Chile$46,000
8Belgium$33,325
9Singapore$28,312
10Germany$18,342

Overall Rank

Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind.’s trade decreases 32.53 percent through October

Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind.’s trade with the world fell 32.53 percent, from $28.62 million to $19.31 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind. ranked No. 281 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 263. It finished No. 264 in the last full year.

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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 India and No. 5 Japan . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, India and Indonesia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 13.09 percent to $10.72 million.
    Exports fell 45.9 percent to $476,360. Imports fell 10.57 percent to $10.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada fell 53.49 percent to $5.76 million.
    Exports rose 305.85 percent to $421,377. Imports fell 56.52 percent to $5.34 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 92.47 percent to $1.76 million.
    Exports rose 93.08 percent to $1.76 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 India fell 17.79 percent to $620,219.
    Exports fell 17.73 percent to $619,435. Imports fell 46.92 percent to $784.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan fell 20.92 percent to $195,985.
    Exports fell 20.92 percent to $195,985. There were no imports.

Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 98.69 percent of its trade with the world.

Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind. had trade surpluses with 15 countries and deficits with four through October. That compares with 14 surpluses and 11 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with United Kingdom, $1.76 million; India, $618,651; and Japan, $195,985. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Mexico, $9.77 million; Canada, $4.92 million; and Vietnam, $6,583.

Through October it’s top exports were Navigational equipment; Medical equipment for physicals; Plastic plates, sheet, film; Electric storage batteries; and Thermionic, Cold Cathode or Photocathode Tube 8540, in that order. Those accounted for 77.1 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Machinery for sorting minerals, ores; Value added to a returned import; Cermets, including waste and scrap; and Unrecorded media for audio, accounting for 99.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind.’s exports:

  • Navigational equipment rose 111.29 percent compared to last year to $944,203.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 16.89 percent compared to last year to $609,736.
  • Plastic plates, sheet, film fell 42.7 percent compared to last year to $459,321.
  • Electric storage batteries fell 20.37 percent compared to last year to $422,488.
  • Thermionic, Cold Cathode or Photocathode Tube 8540 rose 105.07 percent compared to last year to $411,759.

On the import side:

  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors fell 25.04 percent compared to last year to $14.82 million.
  • Machinery for sorting minerals, ores totaled $477,920. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 0.87 percent compared to last year to $182,802.
  • Cermets, including waste and scrap rose 28.95 percent compared to last year to $91,718.
  • Unrecorded media for audio totaled $19,900. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Owensboro, Ky.-Evansville, Ind. posted total trade with the world of $30.43 million. The Port’s deficit was $25.38 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $2.52 million and imports came to $27.91 million.