|1||Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi||$185.27 M|
|2||Scrap of precious metal||$180.44 M|
|3||Silver, various forms||$108.79 M|
|5||Internal combustion engines||$86.04 M|
|6||Civilian aircraft, parts||$73.06 M|
|7||Motor vehicle parts||$63.14 M|
|8||Plastic boxes, containers||$57.89 M|
|9||Passenger vehicles||$54.77 M|
|10||Commercial vehicles||$47.62 M|
|2||Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes||$340.26 M|
|3||Sutures, dental cements, etc.||$285.61 M|
|4||Returned exports, without change||$171.12 M|
|5||Aluminum, unwrought||$122 M|
|6||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$114.15 M|
|7||Copper Wire 7408||$91.68 M|
|8||Silver, various forms||$85.76 M|
|9||Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins||$63.05 M|
|10||Synthetic filament yarn, not for retail||$61.43 M|
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s trade decreases 5.13 percent through June
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s trade with the world fell 5.13 percent, from $8.03 billion to $7.62 billion through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. ranked No. 57 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June of 2020.
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 June 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 China, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 7.95 percent to $6.65 billion.
Exports fell 10.43 percent to $3.11 billion. Imports fell 5.65 percent to $3.54 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 17.58 percent to $392.25 million.
Exports rose 295.35 percent to $338,105. Imports rose 17.5 percent to $391.92 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Finland rose 642.64 percent to $217.19 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 642.64 percent to $217.19 million.
- Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands fell 4.73 percent to $136.87 million.
Exports rose 31.45 percent to $2.38 million. Imports fell 5.19 percent to $134.49 million.
- Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 59.01 percent to $47.7 million.
Exports fell 49.95 percent to $413,612. Imports fell 59.08 percent to $47.29 million.
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s top five trading partners through June 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 June. That compares with one surpluses and 90 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Chile, $485,731; Russia, $145,737; and Israel, $22,382. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Canada, $424.55 million; Germany, $391.58 million; and Finland, $217.19 million.
Through June its top exports were Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Scrap of precious metal; Silver, various forms; Gold; and Internal combustion engines, in that order. Those accounted for 20.8 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 Aluminum, unwrought, accounting for 30.86 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 16.34 percent compared to last year to $185.27 million.
- Scrap of precious metal rose 4.88 percent compared to last year to $180.44 million.
- Silver, various forms rose 54.89 percent compared to last year to $108.79 million.
- Gold rose 10.22 percent compared to last year to $87.9 million.
- Internal combustion engines fell 42.87 percent compared to last year to $86.04 million.
On the import side:
- Gold rose 10862 percent compared to last year to $469.46 million.
- Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes fell 5.04 percent compared to last year to $340.26 million.
- Sutures, dental cements, etc. rose 300.42 percent compared to last year to $285.61 million.
- Returned exports, without change fell 30.6 percent compared to last year to $171.12 million.
- Aluminum, unwrought fell 49.11 percent compared to last year to $122 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.