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Port of Ashtabula, Ohio

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s trade totaled $27.22 million for the month of August, $149.1 million through August of 2019, and $171.68 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$79.82 M
2South Africa$39.94 M
3Norway$22.91 M
4Australia$4.62 M
5Senegal$1.81 M
6Denmark$6,160
7South Korea$5,984

Overall Rank

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s trade increases 42.76 percent through August

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s trade with the world rose 42.76 percent, from $104.45 million to $149.1 million 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 Ashtabula, Ohio ranked No. 194 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 Ashtabula, Ohio’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Senegal. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, South Africa, Norway, Australia and Turkey, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 11.38 percent to $79.82 million.
    Exports rose 2665.67 percent to $19.29 million. Imports fell 14.71 percent to $60.53 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Africa rose 192.33 percent to $39.94 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 192.44 percent to $39.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Norway rose 74.59 percent to $22.91 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 74.59 percent to $22.91 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Australia rose 46.33 percent to $4.62 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 46.83 percent to $4.62 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Senegal totaled $1.81 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.81 million.

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.99 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with five through August. That compares with 15 surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Denmark, $6,160; South Korea, $5,984; and Brazil, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $41.23 million; South Africa, $39.94 million; and Norway, $22.91 million.

Through August its top exports were Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat; Misc.nonelectric machinery parts; Cotton; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc., in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Ash and residues, with metal content; Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614; Potassic fertilizers; Waste from iron, steel manufacturing; and Dolomite, accounting for 99.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s exports:

  • Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat totaled $19.29 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc.nonelectric machinery parts totaled $6,160. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cotton fell 97.35 percent compared to last year to $5,984.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts totaled $3,981. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. totaled $3,518. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Ash and residues, with metal content rose 26.44 percent compared to last year to $120.47 million.
  • Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614 rose 104.24 percent compared to last year to $6.42 million.
  • Potassic fertilizers fell 15.04 percent compared to last year to $1.33 million.
  • Waste from iron, steel manufacturing totaled $879,900. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Dolomite rose 1118.7 percent compared to last year to $448,603.

Last year Port of Ashtabula, Ohio posted total trade with the world of $171.68 million. The Port’s deficit was $167.25 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, South Africa, Norway, Australia and Egypt. Exports totaled $2.21 million and imports came to $169.46 million.