|1||Passenger vehicles||$1.85 B|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$36.64 M|
|4||Fuel wood in logs, chips||$26.69 M|
|5||Gasoline, other fuels||$22.24 M|
|6||Motorboats and yachts||$15.47 M|
|7||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$14.77 M|
|8||Commercial vehicles||$10.95 M|
|9||Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles||$7.99 M|
|10||Preparations for animal feeding||$7.54 M|
|1||Passenger vehicles||$4.14 B|
|2||Commercial vehicles||$94.36 M|
|3||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$43.98 M|
|4||Seamless iron tubes and pipes||$43.21 M|
|6||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$26.37 M|
|7||Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade||$19.54 M|
|8||Machinery for sorting minerals, ores||$17.07 M|
|9||Internal combustion engines||$16.79 M|
|10||Engine parts||$13.53 M|
Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s trade decreases 8.79 percent through May
Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s trade with the world fell 8.79 percent, from $7.3 billion to $6.66 billion 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 Brunswick, Ga. ranked No. 46 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 Brunswick, Ga.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, South Korea, United Kingdom, Mexico and China, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 9.65 percent to $1.68 billion.
Exports fell 31.25 percent to $800.46 million. Imports rose 26.41 percent to $881.25 million.
- Trade with No. 2 South Korea fell 11.97 percent to $1.26 billion.
Exports fell 95.18 percent to $65.67 million. Imports rose 1644.03 percent to $1.19 billion.
- Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom fell 34.2 percent to $887.48 million.
Exports fell 97.33 percent to $35.26 million. Imports rose 2799.64 percent to $852.23 million.
- Trade with No. 4 China rose 116.19 percent to $714.28 million.
Exports rose 654.47 percent to $597.71 million. Imports fell 53.59 percent to $116.57 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Mexico fell 14.18 percent to $575.88 million.
Exports fell 83.71 percent to $75.69 million. Imports rose 142.32 percent to $500.19 million.
Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 76.88 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Brunswick, Ga. had trade surpluses with 67 countries and deficits with 27 through May. That compares with 30 surpluses and 62 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with China, $481.14 million; Belgium, $87.61 million; and Canada, $22.82 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with South Korea, $1.13 billion; United Kingdom, $816.97 million; and Mexico, $424.5 million.
Through May its top exports were Passenger vehicles; Tractors; Civilian aircraft, parts; Fuel wood in logs, chips; and Gasoline, other fuels, in that order. Those accounted for 95.86 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Passenger vehicles; Commercial vehicles; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Seamless iron tubes and pipes; and Tractors, accounting for 94.8 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s exports:
- Passenger vehicles rose 32.03 percent compared to last year to $1.85 billion.
- Tractors rose 142.5 percent compared to last year to $50.72 million.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 21.91 percent compared to last year to $36.64 million.
- Fuel wood in logs, chips fell 7.44 percent compared to last year to $26.69 million.
- Gasoline, other fuels totaled $22.24 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- Passenger vehicles fell 19.64 percent compared to last year to $4.14 billion.
- Commercial vehicles fell 20.76 percent compared to last year to $94.36 million.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 32.42 percent compared to last year to $43.98 million.
- Seamless iron tubes and pipes rose 8733.23 percent compared to last year to $43.21 million.
- Tractors fell 37.25 percent compared to last year to $26.66 million.
Last year Port of Brunswick, Ga. posted total trade with the world of $19.1 billion. The Port’s deficit was $7.78 billion. Exports totaled $5.66 billion and imports came to $13.44 billion.