|1||Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi||$217.35 M|
|2||Scrap of precious metal||$204.46 M|
|3||Silver, various forms||$180.77 M|
|4||Internal combustion engines||$99.58 M|
|6||Civilian aircraft, parts||$80.5 M|
|7||Motor vehicle parts||$77.5 M|
|8||Plastic boxes, containers||$67.37 M|
|9||Passenger vehicles||$63.92 M|
|10||Electric storage batteries||$57.41 M|
|2||Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes||$398.64 M|
|3||Sutures, dental cements, etc.||$289.79 M|
|4||Returned exports, without change||$225.67 M|
|5||Articles with precious metals||$151.93 M|
|6||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$133.91 M|
|7||Aluminum, unwrought||$131.48 M|
|8||Silver, various forms||$108.61 M|
|9||Copper Wire 7408||$105.18 M|
|10||Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins||$70.18 M|
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s trade decreases 1 percent through July
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s trade with the world fell 1 percent, from $9.32 billion to $9.22 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 of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. ranked No. 47 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. 58. It finished No. 57 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 of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and Finland, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 20.47 percent to $6.65 billion.
Exports fell 22.39 percent to $3.11 billion. Imports fell 18.7 percent to $3.54 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 7.82 percent to $392.25 million.
Exports rose 222.86 percent to $338,105. Imports rose 7.76 percent to $391.92 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Finland rose 168.46 percent to $217.19 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 168.46 percent to $217.19 million.
- Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands fell 24.88 percent to $136.87 million.
Exports rose 19.21 percent to $2.38 million. Imports fell 25.37 percent to $134.49 million.
- Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 60.13 percent to $47.7 million.
Exports fell 49.95 percent to $413,612. Imports fell 60.21 percent to $47.29 million.
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 97.74 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 81 through July. That compares with one surpluses and 92 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Chile, $485,731; Russia, $145,737; and Israel, $22,382. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Canada, $424.55 million; Germany, $391.58 million; and Finland, $217.19 million.
Through July its top exports were Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Scrap of precious metal; Silver, various forms; Internal combustion engines; and Gold, in that order. Those accounted for 21.69 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gold; Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes; Sutures, dental cements, etc.; Returned exports, without change; and Articles with precious metals, accounting for 33.23 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s exports:
- Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi fell 16.36 percent compared to last year to $217.35 million.
- Scrap of precious metal fell 1.18 percent compared to last year to $204.46 million.
- Silver, various forms rose 151.75 percent compared to last year to $180.77 million.
- Internal combustion engines fell 42.85 percent compared to last year to $99.58 million.
- Gold rose 7.64 percent compared to last year to $93.4 million.
On the import side:
- Gold rose 16379 percent compared to last year to $780.81 million.
- Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes fell 1.6 percent compared to last year to $398.64 million.
- Sutures, dental cements, etc. rose 113.57 percent compared to last year to $289.79 million.
- Returned exports, without change fell 20.21 percent compared to last year to $225.67 million.
- Articles with precious metals rose 183.65 percent compared to last year to $151.93 million.
Last year Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. posted total trade with the world of $16.14 billion. The Port’s deficit was $2.29 billion. Exports totaled $6.93 billion and imports came to $9.22 billion.