|1||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$430.14 M|
|2||Civilian aircraft, parts||$28.92 M|
|3||Fuel wood in logs, chips||$12.67 M|
|4||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$10.56 M|
|5||Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade||$6.89 M|
|6||Motorboats and yachts||$6.29 M|
|7||Commercial vehicles||$5.35 M|
|8||Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles||$5.18 M|
|9||Misc. machinery for moving, grading||$5.12 M|
|10||Preparations for animal feeding||$3.17 M|
|1||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$1.93 B|
|2||Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl||$45.35 M|
|3||Commercial vehicles||$41.22 M|
|5||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$25.08 M|
|6||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$22.67 M|
|7||Nitrogenous fertilizers||$9.42 M|
|8||Machinery for sorting minerals, ores||$7.51 M|
|9||Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts||$5.56 M|
|10||Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines||$3.36 M|
Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s trade increases 2.05 percent through February
Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s trade with the world rose 2.05 percent, from $2.63 billion to $2.68 billion 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 Brunswick, Ga. ranked No. 55 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 Brunswick, Ga.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, United Kingdom, South Korea, China and Mexico, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 8.47 percent to $620.27 million.
Exports fell 35.22 percent to $205.04 million. Imports rose 14.98 percent to $415.23 million.
- Trade with No. 2 South Korea rose 67.69 percent to $604.62 million.
Exports fell 33.28 percent to $20.9 million. Imports rose 77.3 percent to $583.72 million.
- Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 9.43 percent to $566.22 million.
Exports fell 58.34 percent to $8.28 million. Imports rose 12.14 percent to $557.94 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Mexico rose 0.13 percent to $174.98 million.
Exports fell 37.62 percent to $47.18 million. Imports rose 28.92 percent to $127.8 million.
- Trade with No. 5 China fell 56.17 percent to $123.72 million.
Exports fell 52.76 percent to $122.09 million. Imports fell 93.15 percent to $1.63 million.
Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 77.96 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Brunswick, Ga. had trade surpluses with 44 countries and deficits with 28 through February. That compares with 48 surpluses and 30 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with China, $120.46 million; Canada, $29.4 million; and Estonia, $10.23 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with South Korea, $562.81 million; United Kingdom, $549.67 million; and Germany, $210.18 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Civilian aircraft, parts; Fuel wood in logs, chips; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; and Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, in that order. Those accounted for 93.37 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; Tractors; and Miscellaneous machines, parts, accounting for 95.89 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port of Brunswick, Ga.’s exports:
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 41.76 percent compared to last year to $430.14 million.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 14172 percent compared to last year to $28.92 million.
- Fuel wood in logs, chips rose 0.87 percent compared to last year to $12.67 million.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 21.51 percent compared to last year to $10.56 million.
- Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 9.23 percent compared to last year to $6.89 million.
On the import side:
- Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 21.5 percent compared to last year to $1.93 billion.
- Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl rose 14.19 percent compared to last year to $45.35 million.
- Commercial vehicles rose 117.14 percent compared to last year to $41.22 million.
- Tractors rose 53.97 percent compared to last year to $25.77 million.
- Miscellaneous machines, parts rose 96.67 percent compared to last year to $25.08 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $6.01 billion and imports came to $12.02 billion.