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Port of Bridgeport, Conn.

Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s trade totaled $6.57 million for the month of February, $12.69 million through February of 2019, and $87.84 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
1The Netherlands$11.3 M
2Germany$569,956
3Israel$568,574
4United Kingdom$93,372
5Canada$73,799
6Belgium$44,498
7Switzerland$23,040
8China$9,405
9Taiwan$4,494
10Togo$3,550

Overall Rank

Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s trade increases 62.27 percent through February

Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s trade with the world rose 62.27 percent, from $7.82 million to $12.69 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 Bridgeport, Conn. ranked No. 222 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 Bridgeport, Conn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by The Netherlands, Hong Kong, Germany, Mexico and Malaysia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 The Netherlands rose 68.6 percent to $11.3 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 68.6 percent to $11.3 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 110.31 percent to $569,956.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 110.31 percent to $569,956.
  • Trade with No. 3 Israel totaled $568,574.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $568,574.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom rose 406.16 percent to $93,372.
    Exports totaled $58,350. Imports rose 89.85 percent to $35,022.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada totaled $73,799.
    Exports totaled $73,799. There were no imports.

Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 99.31 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Bridgeport, Conn. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with eight through February. That compares with three surpluses and nine deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Canada, $73,799; United Kingdom, $23,328; and Togo, $3,550. The top three deficits through February of this year were with The Netherlands, $11.3 million; Germany, $569,956; and Israel, $568,574.

Through February it’s top exports were Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted; Amplifiers, speakers, microphones; Equipment, parts for exercising; Compasses and similar navigational instruments; and Furniture, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 94.41 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Power supplies, transformers; Optical fibers; and Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories, accounting for 98.57 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s exports:

  • Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted totaled $58,350. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Amplifiers, speakers, microphones totaled $37,679. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Equipment, parts for exercising totaled $12,141. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Compasses and similar navigational instruments totaled $11,959. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Furniture, parts totaled $7,981. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Value added to a returned import rose 560.58 percent compared to last year to $10.83 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing rose 3.97 percent compared to last year to $633,405.
  • Power supplies, transformers fell 88.23 percent compared to last year to $568,574.
  • Optical fibers rose 8221.99 percent compared to last year to $284,945.
  • Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories totaled $51,059. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Bridgeport, Conn. 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.