Port of Bridgeport, Conn.

Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s trade totaled $5.83 million for the month of July, $54.57 million through July of 2020, and $85.93 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
1The Netherlands$43.85 M
2Germany$4.21 M
3Argentina$1.66 M
4Turkey$1.65 M
5Hong Kong$825,595
6Lithuania$517,739
7France$312,996
8Mexico$308,726
9Israel$250,091
10Switzerland$238,321

Overall Rank

Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s trade increases 11.2 percent through July

Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s trade with the world rose 11.2 percent, from $49.07 million to $54.57 million through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Port of Bridgeport, Conn. ranked No. 223 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 227. It finished No. 230 in the last full year.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Hong Kong. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by The Netherlands, Canada, Germany, Egypt and Israel, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 The Netherlands rose 3.66 percent to $39.04 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 3.66 percent to $39.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 89.31 percent to $3.83 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 89.31 percent to $3.83 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Turkey totaled $1.65 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.65 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Argentina totaled $1.36 million.
    Exports totaled $1.36 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Hong Kong rose 104.4 percent to $815,061.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 104.4 percent to $815,061.

Port of Bridgeport, Conn.’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 95.82 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Bridgeport, Conn. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 16 through July. That compares with two surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Argentina, $1.36 million; Canada, $205,284; and Uruguay, $12,834. The top three deficits through July of this year were with The Netherlands, $39.04 million; Germany, $3.83 million; and Turkey, $1.65 million.

Through July its top exports were Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc.; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Misc. plastic articles; Miscellaneous machine parts; and Electric Filament or Discharge Lamps, Parts 8539, in that order. Those accounted for 96.74 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Returned exports, without change; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Motorboats and yachts; Optical fibers; and Petroleum products, accounting for 96.31 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc. totaled $1.5 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks totaled $193,698. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. plastic articles totaled $72,963. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts totaled $31,487. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Electric Filament or Discharge Lamps, Parts 8539 totaled $17,672. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Returned exports, without change rose 19.79 percent compared to last year to $43.57 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing rose 29.84 percent compared to last year to $3.98 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts totaled $1.93 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Optical fibers rose 42.25 percent compared to last year to $752,942.
  • Petroleum products fell 89.61 percent compared to last year to $517,739.

Last year Port of Bridgeport, Conn. posted total trade with the world of $85.93 million. The Port’s deficit was $80.03 million. Exports totaled $2.95 million and imports came to $82.98 million.