|1||LNG, other petroleum gases||$393.16 M|
|2||Titanium, including waste and scrap||$70.75 M|
|3||Nickel bars, rods, wire||$68.34 M|
|4||Medical instruments||$46.79 M|
|5||Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors||$30.68 M|
|6||Motor vehicle parts||$27.19 M|
|7||Respiration equipment, etc.||$19.03 M|
|8||Plastic plates, sheet, film||$18.02 M|
|9||Books, brochures||$17.91 M|
|10||Ceramic lab supplies||$16.72 M|
|2||Heterocyclic chemical compounds||$113.78 M|
|3||Motor vehicle parts||$82.6 M|
|4||Provitamins and vitamins||$66.67 M|
|5||Grapes, fresh or dried||$58.57 M|
|6||Melons and papayas||$53.73 M|
|7||Prepared foods, beverages||$52.48 M|
|8||Compressors and pumps||$47.07 M|
|9||Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides||$41.25 M|
|10||Medical instruments||$36.63 M|
Port of Chester, Penn.’s trade decreases 21.42 percent through May
Port of Chester, Penn.’s trade with the world fell 21.42 percent, from $4.14 billion to $3.25 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 Chester, Penn. ranked No. 75 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 Chester, Penn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 France. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, The Netherlands and Russia, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 7.94 percent to $644.91 million.
Exports fell 75.29 percent to $137.95 million. Imports rose 256.66 percent to $506.96 million.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom fell 5.98 percent to $601.7 million.
Exports fell 66.34 percent to $150.64 million. Imports rose 134.34 percent to $451.07 million.
- Trade with No. 3 The Netherlands fell 14.78 percent to $398.42 million.
Exports rose 175.09 percent to $283.51 million. Imports fell 68.47 percent to $114.91 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Belgium fell 38.66 percent to $321.6 million.
Exports rose 120.42 percent to $236.25 million. Imports fell 79.54 percent to $85.35 million.
- Trade with No. 5 France fell 28.8 percent to $123.37 million.
Exports fell 7.79 percent to $69.19 million. Imports fell 44.84 percent to $54.18 million.
Port of Chester, Penn.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 64.22 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Chester, Penn. had trade surpluses with 26 countries and deficits with 63 through May. That compares with 76 surpluses and 18 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with The Netherlands, $168.59 million; Belgium, $150.89 million; and Japan, $44.9 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Germany, $369 million; United Kingdom, $300.43 million; and Peru, $118.69 million.
Through May its top exports were LNG, other petroleum gases; Titanium, including waste and scrap; Nickel bars, rods, wire; Medical instruments; and Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors, in that order. Those accounted for 50.63 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; Motor vehicle parts; Provitamins and vitamins; and Grapes, fresh or dried, accounting for 28.34 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port of Chester, Penn.’s exports:
- LNG, other petroleum gases rose 4.59 percent compared to last year to $393.16 million.
- Titanium, including waste and scrap fell 7.78 percent compared to last year to $70.75 million.
- Nickel bars, rods, wire rose 10.36 percent compared to last year to $68.34 million.
- Medical instruments rose 200.26 percent compared to last year to $46.79 million.
- Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors fell 82.81 percent compared to last year to $30.68 million.
On the import side:
- Oil fell 46.83 percent compared to last year to $259.42 million.
- Heterocyclic chemical compounds rose 20.15 percent compared to last year to $113.78 million.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 34.42 percent compared to last year to $82.6 million.
- Provitamins and vitamins rose 9.19 percent compared to last year to $66.67 million.
- Grapes, fresh or dried rose 95.37 percent compared to last year to $58.57 million.
Last year Port of Chester, Penn. posted total trade with the world of $9.8 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.05 billion. Exports totaled $3.38 billion and imports came to $6.42 billion.