|1||Passenger vehicles||$135.68 M|
|2||Commercial vehicles||$46.51 M|
|3||Potatoes, prepared, frozen||$15.27 M|
|4||Misc. knitted or crocheted fabrics||$11.02 M|
|5||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$10.45 M|
|6||Returned exports, without change||$10.09 M|
|7||Poultry incubators, equipment||$9.8 M|
|8||Fresh apples, pears||$7.89 M|
|9||Potatoes (except sweet potatoes)||$5.41 M|
|10||Electric generating sets, rotary converters||$5.1 M|
|1||Passenger vehicles||$3.29 B|
|2||Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried||$153.45 M|
|3||Commercial vehicles||$135.38 M|
|4||Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.||$72.26 M|
|5||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$66.02 M|
|7||Misc. machinery for moving, grading||$39.81 M|
|8||Power supplies, transformers||$39.72 M|
|9||Ship's derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames||$38.97 M|
|10||Melons and papayas||$27 M|
Port Hueneme, Calif.’s trade decreases 27.25 percent through July
Port Hueneme, Calif.’s trade with the world fell 27.25 percent, from $6.14 billion to $4.46 billion through the first seven months of 2020 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.
Port Hueneme, Calif. ranked No. 71 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 73. It finished No. 69 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.
Through July Port Hueneme, Calif.’s top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by South Korea, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan and Mexico, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 South Korea fell 32.87 percent to $1.14 billion.
Exports fell 48.2 percent to $150.53 million. Imports fell 29.69 percent to $985.63 million.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom fell 44.51 percent to $582.86 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 44.51 percent to $582.86 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 54.94 percent to $498.61 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 54.94 percent to $498.61 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Japan fell 44.15 percent to $427.19 million.
Exports fell 81.99 percent to $36.95 million. Imports fell 30.27 percent to $390.24 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Mexico fell 3.07 percent to $298.74 million.
Exports totaled $929,663. Imports fell 3.37 percent to $297.81 million.
Port Hueneme, Calif.’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 78.6 percent of its trade with the world.
Port Hueneme, Calif. had trade surpluses with 18 countries and deficits with 37 through July. That compares with 30 surpluses and 32 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with El Salvador, $8.61 million; Taiwan, $4.33 million; and Kuwait, $1.22 million. The top three deficits through July of this year were with South Korea, $835.1 million; United Kingdom, $582.86 million; and Germany, $498.61 million.
Through July its top exports were Passenger vehicles; Commercial vehicles; Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Misc. knitted or crocheted fabrics; and Harvesting machinery for poultry, in that order. Those accounted for 72.02 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Passenger vehicles; Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried; Commercial vehicles; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; and Self-propelled heavy construction machinery, accounting for 89.29 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port Hueneme, Calif.’s exports:
- Passenger vehicles fell 61.37 percent compared to last year to $135.68 million.
- Commercial vehicles rose 2225.01 percent compared to last year to $46.51 million.
- Potatoes, prepared, frozen rose 35.49 percent compared to last year to $15.27 million.
- Misc. knitted or crocheted fabrics rose 74.27 percent compared to last year to $11.02 million.
- Harvesting machinery for poultry rose 76.48 percent compared to last year to $10.45 million.
On the import side:
- Passenger vehicles fell 29.78 percent compared to last year to $3.29 billion.
- Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried rose 3.35 percent compared to last year to $153.45 million.
- Commercial vehicles fell 23.87 percent compared to last year to $135.38 million.
- Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. fell 11.85 percent compared to last year to $72.26 million.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 11 percent compared to last year to $66.02 million.
Last year Port Hueneme, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $10.85 billion. The Port’s deficit was $8.42 billion. Exports totaled $1.22 billion and imports came to $9.64 billion.