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Port Everglades, Fla.

Port Everglades, Fla.’s trade totaled $2.23 billion for the month of October, $20.37 billion through October of 2018, and $23.19 billion 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
1Dominican Republic$2.25 B
2Honduras$1.76 B
3Brazil$1.33 B
4Chile$1.31 B
5Colombia$987.73 M
6Guatemala$880.82 M
7Costa Rica$781.92 M
8Italy$714.19 M
9El Salvador$680.97 M
10Argentina$600.8 M

Overall Rank

Port Everglades, Fla.’s trade increases 6.52 percent through October

Port Everglades, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 6.52 percent, from $19.12 billion to $20.37 billion 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.

Port Everglades, Fla. ranked No. 42 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. 40. It finished No. 40 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 Port Everglades, Fla.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Colombia . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Dominican Republic, Honduras, Brazil, Chile and Guatemala, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Dominican Republic rose 6.44 percent to $2.25 billion.
    Exports rose 8.73 percent to $1.02 billion. Imports rose 4.62 percent to $1.23 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Honduras fell 2.11 percent to $1.76 billion.
    Exports rose 0.94 percent to $686.68 million. Imports fell 3.96 percent to $1.08 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil rose 4.98 percent to $1.33 billion.
    Exports rose 6.16 percent to $890.31 million. Imports rose 2.66 percent to $438.34 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Chile rose 10.09 percent to $1.31 billion.
    Exports rose 16.1 percent to $918.51 million. Imports fell 1.75 percent to $394.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Colombia rose 15.83 percent to $987.73 million.
    Exports rose 6.14 percent to $544.77 million. Imports rose 30.48 percent to $442.96 million.

Port Everglades, Fla.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 37.51 percent of its trade with the world.

Port Everglades, Fla. had trade surpluses with 80 countries and deficits with 93 through October. That compares with 77 surpluses and 89 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Panama, $566.14 million; Chile, $524.36 million; and Brazil, $451.98 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Italy, $622.1 million; Honduras, $389.7 million; and India, $342.29 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Printers, all types, parts; Cotton yarn; Computers; and Motorboats and yachts, in that order. Those accounted for 16.29 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Motorboats and yachts, accounting for 32.95 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port Everglades, Fla.’s exports:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 44.59 percent compared to last year to $420.77 million.
  • Printers, all types, parts rose 1.38 percent compared to last year to $342.65 million.
  • Cotton yarn rose 5.87 percent compared to last year to $333.22 million.
  • Computers fell 10.59 percent compared to last year to $308.23 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts rose 58.85 percent compared to last year to $300 million.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 20.05 percent compared to last year to $918.43 million.
  • T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted fell 4.61 percent compared to last year to $836.07 million.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted rose 6.11 percent compared to last year to $708.34 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 20.39 percent compared to last year to $406.65 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts fell 19.19 percent compared to last year to $392.82 million.

Last year Port Everglades, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $22.14 billion. The Port’s surplus was $1.27 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $11.7 billion and imports came to $10.44 billion.