|1||Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi||$520.8 M|
|3||Scrap of precious metal||$236.63 M|
|4||Diesel engines||$212.83 M|
|5||Motor vehicle parts||$196.3 M|
|7||Civilian aircraft, parts||$160.2 M|
|8||Plastic boxes, containers||$105.23 M|
|9||Commercial vehicles||$84.27 M|
|10||Electric storage batteries||$80.08 M|
|1||Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes||$598.91 M|
|2||Aluminum, unwrought||$450.68 M|
|3||Medicines in individual dosages||$368.36 M|
|4||Value added to a returned import||$362.65 M|
|5||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$220.24 M|
|6||Copper Wire 7408||$200.36 M|
|7||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$180.84 M|
|8||Sutures, dental cements, etc.||$179.31 M|
|9||Commercial vehicles||$171.75 M|
|10||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$168.49 M|
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s trade increases 10.09 percent through October
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s trade with the world rose 10.09 percent, from $12.83 billion to $14.12 billion 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 Bay, N.Y. ranked No. 55 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. 52. It finished No. 54 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 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 Finland . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, The Netherlands and China, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 8.4 percent to $12.55 billion.
Exports rose 16.64 percent to $6.06 billion. Imports rose 1.7 percent to $6.49 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 54.48 percent to $778.6 million.
Exports fell 69.59 percent to $6.64 million. Imports rose 60.1 percent to $771.95 million.
- Trade with No. 3 The Netherlands rose 116.72 percent to $248.73 million.
Exports fell 36.77 percent to $3.12 million. Imports rose 123.6 percent to $245.61 million.
- Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom fell 43.62 percent to $123.42 million.
Exports fell 87.46 percent to $838,833. Imports fell 42.24 percent to $122.58 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Finland rose 59.17 percent to $105.8 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 59.31 percent to $105.8 million.
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 97.81 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with 93 through October. That compares with five surpluses and 102 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Chile, $2.76 million; Russia, $688,740; and Benin, $15,000. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Germany, $765.31 million; Canada, $435.72 million; and The Netherlands, $242.5 million.
Through October it’s top exports were Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Gold; Scrap of precious metal; Diesel engines; and Motor vehicle parts, in that order. Those accounted for 23.11 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes; Aluminum, unwrought; Medicines in individual dosages; Value added to a returned import; and Plasma, vaccines, blood, accounting for 24.9 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 rose 7.78 percent compared to last year to $520.8 million.
- Gold rose 475.34 percent compared to last year to $239.35 million.
- Scrap of precious metal rose 26.9 percent compared to last year to $236.63 million.
- Diesel engines rose 9.55 percent compared to last year to $212.83 million.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 22.98 percent compared to last year to $196.3 million.
On the import side:
- Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes rose 28.46 percent compared to last year to $598.91 million.
- Aluminum, unwrought rose 17.17 percent compared to last year to $450.68 million.
- Medicines in individual dosages rose 129.31 percent compared to last year to $368.36 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 18.25 percent compared to last year to $362.65 million.
- Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 25.11 percent compared to last year to $220.24 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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.