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Port of Alexandria, Va.

Port of Alexandria, Va.’s trade totaled $4,280 for the month of August, $599,775 through August of 2019, and $65.91 million 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
1Canada$303,115
2Egypt$277,934
3Cambodia$9,215
4El Salvador$5,714
5Costa Rica$3,797

Overall Rank

Port of Alexandria, Va.’s trade decreases 99.08 percent through August

Port of Alexandria, Va.’s trade with the world fell 99.08 percent, from $65.38 million to $599,775 through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Port of Alexandria, Va. ranked No. 360 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through August Port of Alexandria, Va.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Egypt, No. 3 Cambodia, No. 4 El Salvador and No. 5 Costa Rica. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Egypt, Italy, Malaysia and Portugal, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 99.53 percent to $303,115.
    Exports fell 99.53 percent to $303,115. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Egypt fell 39.01 percent to $277,934.
    Exports fell 39.01 percent to $277,934. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Cambodia totaled $9,215.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $9,215.
  • Trade with No. 4 El Salvador totaled $5,714.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $5,714.
  • Trade with No. 5 Costa Rica totaled $3,797.
    Exports totaled $3,797. There were no imports.

Port of Alexandria, Va.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Alexandria, Va. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with two through August. That compares with six surpluses and six deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $303,115; Egypt, $277,934; and Costa Rica, $3,797. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Cambodia, $9,215; El Salvador, $5,714; and Germany, $0.

Through August its top exports were Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Medical equipment for physicals; Computers; and Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 96.28 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry; Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts; Electric Signal, Safety or Traffic Control Eq 8530; and Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts totaled $277,934. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $113,869. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Medical equipment for physicals totaled $87,430. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Computers totaled $53,902. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts totaled $29,938. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry rose 2164.13 percent compared to last year to $9,215.
  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. totaled $5,714. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electric Signal, Safety or Traffic Control Eq 8530 totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Alexandria, Va. posted total trade with the world of $65.91 million. The Port’s surplus was $65.49 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Egypt, Italy, Malaysia and France. Exports totaled $65.7 million and imports came to $212,706.