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Port of Camden, N.J.

Port of Camden, N.J.’s trade totaled $0 for the month of October, $12.02 million through October of 2018, and $127.83 million for all of 2017, 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
1Indonesia$4.24 M
2South Korea$3.04 M
3Malaysia$2.37 M
4Russia$1.6 M
5China$706,825
6Switzerland$60,388

Overall Rank

Port of Camden, N.J.’s trade decreases 90.38 percent through October

Port of Camden, N.J.’s trade with the world fell 90.38 percent, from $124.94 million to $12.02 million 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 Camden, N.J. ranked No. 298 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. 210. It finished No. 216 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 Camden, N.J.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Indonesia, South Korea, South Africa, United Kingdom and Taiwan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Indonesia fell 74.91 percent to $4.24 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 74.37 percent to $4.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Korea fell 80.04 percent to $3.04 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 80.02 percent to $3.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Malaysia fell 38.98 percent to $2.37 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 38.98 percent to $2.37 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Russia fell 61.14 percent to $1.6 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 61.14 percent to $1.6 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 65.01 percent to $706,825.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 62.32 percent to $706,825.

Port of Camden, N.J.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.5 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Camden, N.J. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with six through October. That compares with 23 surpluses and 18 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Brazil, $0; Romania, $0; and Belgium, $0. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Indonesia, $4.24 million; South Korea, $3.04 million; and Malaysia, $2.37 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Value added to a returned import; Plastic tableware and other products; Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings; Granulated slag from iron or steel; and Gypsum, in that order. Those accounted for 0 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Plywood, veneered and laminated wood; Iron and steel pipes and tubing; Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm; Cell phones, related equipment; and Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes, accounting for 96.6 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Camden, N.J.’s exports:

  • Value added to a returned import totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastic tableware and other products totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Granulated slag from iron or steel totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Gypsum totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Plywood, veneered and laminated wood fell 70.27 percent compared to last year to $6.61 million.
  • Iron and steel pipes and tubing fell 79.49 percent compared to last year to $2 million.
  • Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm fell 94.67 percent compared to last year to $1.75 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $688,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes fell 80.56 percent compared to last year to $563,276.

Last year Port of Camden, N.J. posted total trade with the world of $263.12 million. The Port’s deficit was $5.03 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $129.05 million and imports came to $134.07 million.