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Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C.

Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C.’s trade totaled $65.76 million for the month of February, $163.53 million through February of 2019, and $1.16 billion 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
1France$33.76 M
2Indonesia$18.09 M
3India$17.68 M
4Trinidad and Tobago$17.57 M
5Sweden$14.87 M
6Brazil$11.85 M
7Mexico$9.1 M
8Turkey$6.95 M
9United Kingdom$6.33 M
10Thailand$5.93 M

Overall Rank

Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C.’s trade increases 38.57 percent through February

Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C.’s trade with the world rose 38.57 percent, from $118.01 million to $163.53 million 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 Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. ranked No. 146 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 Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C.’s top trade parters were No. 1 France, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 India, No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago and No. 5 Sweden . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Indonesia, India, Trinidad and Tobago, France and Sweden, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 France rose 203.12 percent to $33.76 million.
    Exports rose 203.12 percent to $33.76 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Indonesia fell 40.44 percent to $18.09 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 40.44 percent to $18.09 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 India fell 6.9 percent to $17.68 million.
    Exports fell 6.9 percent to $17.68 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago rose 11.87 percent to $17.57 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 11.87 percent to $17.57 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Sweden rose 37.07 percent to $14.87 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 37.07 percent to $14.87 million.

Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 62.35 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. had trade surpluses with six countries and deficits with 15 through February. That compares with four surpluses and 13 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with France, $33.76 million; India, $17.68 million; and Mexico, $9.1 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Indonesia, $18.09 million; Trinidad and Tobago, $17.57 million; and Sweden, $14.87 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Phosphoric, related acids; Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; Containers for transportation; and Insulated wire, cable, in that order. Those accounted for 99.97 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Rubber; Spongy ferrous products, iron 99.94% pure; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Petroleum products; and Pig iron, accounting for 80.32 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 206.88 percent compared to last year to $32.05 million.
  • Phosphoric, related acids fell 21.68 percent compared to last year to $17.68 million.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers totaled $11.83 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Containers for transportation rose 146.55 percent compared to last year to $1.71 million.
  • Insulated wire, cable totaled $417,888. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Rubber fell 36.15 percent compared to last year to $24.01 million.
  • Spongy ferrous products, iron 99.94% pure rose 11.87 percent compared to last year to $17.57 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 37.04 percent compared to last year to $14.87 million.
  • Petroleum products totaled $11.88 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Pig iron rose 44.04 percent compared to last year to $11.85 million.

Last year Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. posted total trade with the world of $644.75 million. The Port’s deficit was $104.95 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $269.9 million and imports came to $374.85 million.