|1||Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons||$104.16 M|
|2||Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors||$65.05 M|
|3||Titanium, including waste and scrap||$32.74 M|
|4||Nickel bars, rods, wire||$27.01 M|
|5||Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides||$21.34 M|
|6||Motor vehicle parts||$19.3 M|
|7||Respiration equipment, etc.||$11.96 M|
|8||Nickel plates, sheets||$10.95 M|
|9||Scrap of precious metal||$10.86 M|
|10||Ceramic lab supplies||$10.65 M|
|2||Motor vehicle parts||$44.97 M|
|3||Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.||$31.63 M|
|4||Grapes, fresh or dried||$27.73 M|
|5||Engine parts||$25.09 M|
|6||Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds||$25.07 M|
|7||Heterocyclic chemical compounds||$20.54 M|
|8||Diesel engines||$20.43 M|
|9||Provitamins and vitamins||$20.4 M|
|10||Prepared foods, beverages||$20.34 M|
Port of Chester, Penn.’s trade decreases 15.56 percent through February
Port of Chester, Penn.’s trade with the world fell 15.56 percent, from $1.8 billion to $1.52 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 Chester, Penn. ranked No. 73 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 Chester, Penn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 France . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Nigeria, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium and Algeria, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 1.15 percent to $281.94 million.
Exports rose 32.07 percent to $61.22 million. Imports fell 7.6 percent to $220.71 million.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom fell 18.17 percent to $216.54 million.
Exports fell 4.15 percent to $64.99 million. Imports fell 23.01 percent to $151.54 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Belgium rose 17.17 percent to $216.27 million.
Exports rose 13.79 percent to $167.55 million. Imports rose 30.49 percent to $48.73 million.
- Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands rose 117.59 percent to $154.95 million.
Exports rose 173.59 percent to $116.34 million. Imports rose 34.57 percent to $38.6 million.
- Trade with No. 5 France fell 12.43 percent to $81.72 million.
Exports fell 7.01 percent to $55.99 million. Imports fell 22.29 percent to $25.74 million.
Port of Chester, Penn.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 62.53 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Chester, Penn. had trade surpluses with nine countries and deficits with 67 through February. That compares with nine surpluses and 70 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Belgium, $118.82 million; The Netherlands, $77.74 million; and France, $30.25 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Germany, $159.49 million; United Kingdom, $86.55 million; and Russia, $76.73 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors; Titanium, including waste and scrap; Nickel bars, rods, wire; and Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, in that order. Those accounted for 45.13 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Motor vehicle parts; Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.; Grapes, fresh or dried; and Engine parts, accounting for 30.66 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port of Chester, Penn.’s exports:
- Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 82.16 percent compared to last year to $104.16 million.
- Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors rose 106.96 percent compared to last year to $65.05 million.
- Titanium, including waste and scrap fell 31.79 percent compared to last year to $32.74 million.
- Nickel bars, rods, wire rose 20.52 percent compared to last year to $27.01 million.
- Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides rose 16.42 percent compared to last year to $21.34 million.
On the import side:
- Oil fell 71.58 percent compared to last year to $167.05 million.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 12.27 percent compared to last year to $44.97 million.
- Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. rose 600.83 percent compared to last year to $31.63 million.
- Grapes, fresh or dried rose 62.92 percent compared to last year to $27.73 million.
- Engine parts rose 41.45 percent compared to last year to $25.09 million.
Last year Port of Chester, Penn. posted total trade with the world of $7.33 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.06 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $2.13 billion and imports came to $5.2 billion.