|1||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$4.27 B|
|2||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$72.5 M|
|3||Motorboats and yachts||$53.87 M|
|4||Gasoline, other fuels||$52.59 M|
|5||Fuel wood in logs, chips||$52.11 M|
|7||Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade||$28.25 M|
|8||Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles||$26.93 M|
|9||Commercial vehicles||$22.21 M|
|10||Preparations for animal feeding||$20.68 M|
|1||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$9.51 B|
|2||Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl||$229.45 M|
|3||Commercial vehicles||$137.3 M|
|4||Cell phones, related equipment||$90.07 M|
|5||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$83.74 M|
|6||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$82.97 M|
|8||Diesel engines||$37.48 M|
|9||Machinery for sorting minerals, ores||$32.11 M|
|10||Value added to a returned import||$18.02 M|
Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s trade increases 2.36 percent through October
Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s trade with the world rose 2.36 percent, from $14.9 billion to $15.25 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.
Port of Brunswick, Ga. ranked No. 50 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 45. It finished No. 45 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; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.
Through October Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 South Korea, 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, China and Mexico, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 4.11 percent to $3.97 billion.
Exports fell 9.6 percent to $1.55 billion. Imports fell 0.21 percent to $2.41 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom rose 30.14 percent to $2.6 billion.
Exports rose 7.42 percent to $102.03 million. Imports rose 31.28 percent to $2.49 billion.
- Trade with No. 3 South Korea fell 17.71 percent to $2.29 billion.
Exports fell 5.83 percent to $255.06 million. Imports fell 18.99 percent to $2.04 billion.
- Trade with No. 4 China rose 4.18 percent to $1.98 billion.
Exports rose 0.45 percent to $1.73 billion. Imports rose 38.5 percent to $258.55 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Mexico rose 32.11 percent to $968.42 million.
Exports rose 16.08 percent to $331.28 million. Imports rose 42.32 percent to $637.14 million.
Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 77.43 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Brunswick, Ga. had trade surpluses with 65 countries and deficits with 36 through October. That compares with 67 surpluses and 38 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with China, $1.47 billion; Belgium, $153.07 million; and Russia, $77.87 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with United Kingdom, $2.39 billion; South Korea, $1.78 billion; and Germany, $859.55 million.
Through October it’s top exports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Motorboats and yachts; Gasoline, other fuels; and Fuel wood in logs, chips, in that order. Those accounted for 94.42 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl; Commercial vehicles; Cell phones, related equipment; and Miscellaneous machines, parts, accounting for 95.79 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s exports:
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 5.55 percent compared to last year to $4.27 billion.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 26.88 percent compared to last year to $72.5 million.
- Motorboats and yachts rose 14.75 percent compared to last year to $53.87 million.
- Gasoline, other fuels totaled $52.59 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Fuel wood in logs, chips rose 0.11 percent compared to last year to $52.11 million.
On the import side:
- Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 4.61 percent compared to last year to $9.51 billion.
- Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl fell 8.21 percent compared to last year to $229.45 million.
- Commercial vehicles fell 10.04 percent compared to last year to $137.3 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 1507843 percent compared to last year to $90.07 million.
- Miscellaneous machines, parts fell 4.51 percent compared to last year to $83.74 million.
Last year Port of Brunswick, Ga. posted total trade with the world of $18.03 billion. The Port’s deficit was $6 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $6.01 billion and imports came to $12.02 billion.