Port of Ashtabula, Ohio

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s trade totaled $27.31 million for the month of May, $78.41 million through May of 2020, and $206.7 million for all of 2019, 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
1Japan$35.68 M
2South Africa$16.11 M
3Norway$12.04 M
4Slovakia$7.57 M
5Canada$6.95 M
6China$59,521

Overall Rank

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s trade decreases 6.68 percent through May

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s trade with the world fell 6.68 percent, from $84.02 million to $78.41 million through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio ranked No. 201 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May 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 May Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 Slovakia and No. 5 Canada. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, South Africa, Norway, Australia and South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan totaled $35.68 million.
    Exports totaled $35.68 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Africa fell 41.61 percent to $16.11 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $16.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Norway rose 59.28 percent to $12.04 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $12.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Slovakia totaled $7.57 million.
    Exports totaled $7.57 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada fell 85.31 percent to $6.95 million.
    Exports fell 85.25 percent to $5.64 million. Imports fell 85.56 percent to $1.31 million.

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 99.92 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Ashtabula, Ohio had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with three through May. That compares with four surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Japan, $35.68 million; Slovakia, $7.57 million; and Canada, $4.33 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with South Africa, $16.11 million; Norway, $12.04 million; and China, $59,521.

Through May its top exports were Iron ores and concentrates; Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat; Computer chips; Ash and residues, with metal content; and Various forms of salt, 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; Various forms of salt; Dolomite; Woven pile, chenille fabrics; and Pile fabrics, knitted or crocheted, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Iron ores and concentrates totaled $43.26 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat fell 38 percent compared to last year to $5.61 million.
  • Computer chips totaled $26,374. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Ash and residues, with metal content totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Various forms of salt totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Ash and residues, with metal content fell 60.6 percent compared to last year to $28.31 million.
  • Various forms of salt totaled $928,784. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Dolomite rose 17.73 percent compared to last year to $213,101.
  • Woven pile, chenille fabrics totaled $44,535. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Pile fabrics, knitted or crocheted totaled $14,986. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Ashtabula, Ohio posted total trade with the world of $206.7 million. The Port’s deficit was $149.43 million. Exports totaled $28.64 million and imports came to $178.06 million.