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Port of Alexandria, Va.

Port of Alexandria, Va.’s trade totaled $37,182 for the month of October, $65.81 million through October of 2018, and $39.97 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
1Canada$64.99 M
2Egypt$470,556
3Italy$177,699
4Malaysia$114,828
5Portugal$17,902
6China$16,956
7Austria$13,268
8Ireland$4,515
9United Arab Emirates$4,451
10Switzerland$2,514

Overall Rank

Port of Alexandria, Va.’s trade increases 65.32 percent through October

Port of Alexandria, Va.’s trade with the world rose 65.32 percent, from $39.81 million to $65.81 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 of Alexandria, Va. ranked No. 236 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. 248. It finished No. 256 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 of Alexandria, Va.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Egypt, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Portugal . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, France, Egypt, China and United Arab Emirates, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 65.47 percent to $64.99 million.
    Exports rose 65.47 percent to $64.99 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Egypt rose 239.61 percent to $470,556.
    Exports rose 239.61 percent to $470,556. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Italy totaled $177,699.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $177,699.
  • Trade with No. 4 Malaysia rose 3824.4 percent to $114,828.
    Exports totaled $114,828. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Portugal totaled $17,902.
    Exports totaled $17,902. There were no imports.

Port of Alexandria, Va.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.93 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Alexandria, Va. had trade surpluses with six countries and deficits with six through October. That compares with seven surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $64.99 million; Egypt, $470,556; and Malaysia, $114,828. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Italy, $177,699; China, $16,956; and Austria, $13,268.

Through October it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Compasses and similar navigational instruments; Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts; Machine tools for drilling, boring, milling; and Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, in that order. Those accounted for 99.42 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Parts for electrical supplies; Amplifiers, speakers, microphones; Wind Musical Instruments Nesoi 9205; Value added to a returned import; and Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit, accounting for 99.49 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Alexandria, Va.’s exports:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 64.39 percent compared to last year to $64.5 million.
  • Compasses and similar navigational instruments totaled $355,741. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts fell 9.13 percent compared to last year to $125,914.
  • Machine tools for drilling, boring, milling totaled $116,300. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film totaled $114,828. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Parts for electrical supplies totaled $177,699. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Amplifiers, speakers, microphones totaled $16,956. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Wind Musical Instruments Nesoi 9205 totaled $12,861. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $2,514. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit totaled $1,601. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Alexandria, Va. posted total trade with the world of $518,052. The Port’s surplus was $8,750 . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $263,401 and imports came to $254,651.