|1||Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi||$76.91 M|
|2||Scrap of precious metal||$50.81 M|
|4||Diesel engines||$45.57 M|
|5||Motor vehicle parts||$40.51 M|
|7||Civilian aircraft, parts||$32.15 M|
|8||Silver, various forms||$23.08 M|
|9||Plastic boxes, containers||$19.38 M|
|10||Medicines in individual dosages||$16.79 M|
|1||Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes||$133.47 M|
|2||Aluminum, unwrought||$76.57 M|
|3||Value added to a returned import||$62.2 M|
|4||Copper Wire 7408||$39.19 M|
|5||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$37.77 M|
|6||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$36.49 M|
|7||Ferroalloys 7202||$36.05 M|
|8||Articles with precious metals||$35.99 M|
|9||Medicines in individual dosages||$32.99 M|
|10||Misc. plastic articles||$26.71 M|
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s trade decreases 6.71 percent through February
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s trade with the world fell 6.71 percent, from $2.69 billion to $2.51 billion through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. ranked No. 58 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Through February Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Mexico . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and China, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 6.23 percent to $2.25 billion.
Exports fell 12.68 percent to $1.09 billion. Imports rose 0.75 percent to $1.16 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 Germany fell 33.46 percent to $89.97 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 31.29 percent to $89.97 million.
- Trade with No. 3 The Netherlands rose 21.26 percent to $77.34 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 22.59 percent to $77.34 million.
- Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom fell 3.29 percent to $34.64 million.
Exports rose 19.68 percent to $498,270. Imports fell 3.56 percent to $34.14 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Mexico rose 52.98 percent to $10.07 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 52.98 percent to $10.07 million.
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 98.27 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with 70 through February. That compares with three surpluses and 73 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Chile, $144,787; Portugal, $11,938; and Belize, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Germany, $89.97 million; The Netherlands, $77.34 million; and Canada, $73.89 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Scrap of precious metal; Gold; Diesel engines; and Motor vehicle parts, in that order. Those accounted for 23.83 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes; Aluminum, unwrought; Value added to a returned import; Copper Wire 7408; and Plasma, vaccines, blood, accounting for 24.64 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 28.79 percent compared to last year to $76.91 million.
- Scrap of precious metal rose 23.17 percent compared to last year to $50.81 million.
- Gold fell 69.7 percent compared to last year to $46.5 million.
- Diesel engines rose 17.63 percent compared to last year to $45.57 million.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 32.34 percent compared to last year to $40.51 million.
On the import side:
- Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes fell 11.19 percent compared to last year to $133.47 million.
- Aluminum, unwrought rose 19.59 percent compared to last year to $76.57 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 27.37 percent compared to last year to $62.2 million.
- Copper Wire 7408 rose 27.32 percent compared to last year to $39.19 million.
- Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 30.64 percent compared to last year to $37.77 million.
Last year Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. posted total trade with the world of $0. The Port’s deficit was $0 . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.