Port of Boston

Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

25.42%

Compared to last month

-12.33%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

95.85%

Compared to last month

13.74%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

15.27%

Compared to last month

-16.99%

Current RankAmong U.S. airports, seaports, border crossings

71

Rank 2020

67

Port of Boston’s total trade with the world was $774.65 million in April, a change of 25.42 percent from the same month one year ago. The change in exports was 95.85 percent and the change in imports was 15.27 percent. Port of Boston ranked No. 71 among U.S. trade partners in April. It had ranked No. 67 for the same month last year.

Port of Boston’s top three exports by value in April were (1) Scrap iron, steel, (2) Scrap of precious metal, and (3) Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade. Its top three imports, also by value, were (1) Gasoline, other fuels, (2) Passenger vehicles, and (3) Wine. By tonnage, Port of Boston’s top three exports were (1) Scrap iron, steel, (2) Paper, paperboard scrap, and (3) Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade. Its top three imports, also by tonnage, were (1) Gasoline, other fuels, (2) Granite, marble, other stones, and (3) Wine.

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