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Port Manatee, Fla.

Port Manatee, Fla.’s trade totaled $78.86 million for the month of October, $799.58 million through October of 2018, and $847.85 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
1Brazil$226.11 M
2Mexico$152.33 M
3Argentina$129.11 M
4Costa Rica$111.4 M
5Guatemala$21.51 M
6Australia$19.64 M
7Peru$18.65 M
8Colombia$17.13 M
9Russia$14.29 M
10Turkey$13.95 M

Overall Rank

Port Manatee, Fla.’s trade increases 17.94 percent through October

Port Manatee, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 17.94 percent, from $677.96 million to $799.58 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.

Port Manatee, Fla. ranked No. 150 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. 153. It finished No. 153 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 Manatee, Fla.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 Guatemala . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica and Guatemala, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Brazil rose 76.26 percent to $226.11 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 80.12 percent to $226.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 0.22 percent to $152.33 million.
    Exports rose 65.98 percent to $20.28 million. Imports fell 5.53 percent to $132.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Argentina fell 4.56 percent to $129.11 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 4.56 percent to $129.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Costa Rica rose 5.49 percent to $111.4 million.
    Exports fell 46.99 percent to $1.67 million. Imports rose 7.11 percent to $109.73 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Guatemala fell 22.87 percent to $21.51 million.
    Exports fell 29.59 percent to $14.51 million. Imports fell 3.84 percent to $6.99 million.

Port Manatee, Fla.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 80.1 percent of its trade with the world.

Port Manatee, Fla. had trade surpluses with seven countries and deficits with 26 through October. That compares with five surpluses and 23 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Australia, $19.64 million; Colombia, $11.44 million; and Guatemala, $7.52 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Brazil, $226.11 million; Argentina, $129.11 million; and Mexico, $111.77 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; Scrap iron, steel; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; and Paper, paperboard scrap, in that order. Those accounted for 85.56 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified; Aluminum, unwrought; Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; and Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, accounting for 71.39 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers rose 16.44 percent compared to last year to $33.41 million.
  • Scrap iron, steel fell 8.16 percent compared to last year to $14.37 million.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard fell 27.2 percent compared to last year to $11.46 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade rose 1684.18 percent compared to last year to $4.8 million.
  • Paper, paperboard scrap rose 39.27 percent compared to last year to $2.72 million.

On the import side:

  • Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified rose 20.87 percent compared to last year to $211.12 million.
  • Aluminum, unwrought rose 40.67 percent compared to last year to $113.7 million.
  • Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried rose 6.12 percent compared to last year to $93.84 million.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. rose 13.2 percent compared to last year to $52.63 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade rose 198.11 percent compared to last year to $43.78 million.

Last year Port Manatee, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $810.16 million. The Port’s deficit was $599.89 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $105.13 million and imports came to $705.02 million.