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Playa de Ponce Port, P.R.

Playa de Ponce Port, P.R.’s trade totaled $140.82 million for the month of February, $304.9 million through February of 2019, and $1.57 billion 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
1Trinidad and Tobago$61.5 M
2Lithuania$49.99 M
3Russia$44.34 M
4Colombia$31.28 M
5Argentina$20.85 M
6Italy$18.21 M
7Libya$15.56 M
8Brazil$11.94 M
9Mexico$7.28 M
10The Netherlands$6.81 M

Overall Rank

Playa de Ponce Port, P.R.’s trade increases 12.68 percent through February

Playa de Ponce Port, P.R.’s trade with the world rose 12.68 percent, from $270.59 million to $304.9 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.

Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. ranked No. 129 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 Playa de Ponce Port, P.R.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 2 Lithuania, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Argentina . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Lithuania, Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, Argentina and The Netherlands, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Trinidad and Tobago fell 10.63 percent to $61.5 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 10.63 percent to $61.5 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Lithuania fell 36.35 percent to $49.99 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 36.35 percent to $49.99 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Russia rose 736 percent to $44.34 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 736 percent to $44.34 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Colombia rose 749.59 percent to $31.28 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 749.59 percent to $31.28 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Argentina fell 9.32 percent to $20.85 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 9.32 percent to $20.85 million.

Playa de Ponce Port, P.R.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 68.21 percent of its trade with the world.

Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with 27 through February. That compares with two surpluses and 16 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Mexico, $7.28 million; British Virgin Islands, $251,137; and Sweden, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Trinidad and Tobago, $61.5 million; Lithuania, $49.99 million; and Russia, $44.34 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Scrap iron, steel; Gasoline, other fuels; Sausages, similar meat products; Misc. vegetables, not frozen; and Gypsum, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Coal, briquettes; Molasses from sugar; and Bitumen and asphalt, shale and tar sands, accounting for 98.9 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Playa de Ponce Port, P.R.’s exports:

  • Scrap iron, steel fell 16.85 percent compared to last year to $7.28 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 26.13 percent compared to last year to $251,137.
  • Sausages, similar meat products totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. vegetables, not frozen totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Gypsum totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 1.71 percent compared to last year to $170.46 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 16.69 percent compared to last year to $95.31 million.
  • Coal, briquettes totaled $15.38 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Molasses from sugar rose 35.97 percent compared to last year to $8.4 million.
  • Bitumen and asphalt, shale and tar sands totaled $4.54 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. posted total trade with the world of $1.43 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.35 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $40.69 million and imports came to $1.39 billion.