|1||Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons||$597.41 M|
|2||Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors||$247.74 M|
|3||Titanium, including waste and scrap||$115.65 M|
|4||Acyclic hydrocarbons||$104.56 M|
|5||Nickel bars, rods, wire||$94.29 M|
|6||Motor vehicle parts||$72.81 M|
|7||Nickel plates, sheets||$43.55 M|
|8||Respiration equipment, etc.||$42.75 M|
|9||Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides||$40.27 M|
|10||Scrap of precious metal||$33.99 M|
|2||Motor vehicle parts||$206.56 M|
|3||Heterocyclic chemical compounds||$138.75 M|
|4||Engine parts||$98.09 M|
|5||Provitamins and vitamins||$87.21 M|
|6||Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.||$75.32 M|
|7||Internal combustion engines||$74.48 M|
|8||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$72.81 M|
|9||Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides||$71.87 M|
|10||Prepared foods, beverages||$70.66 M|
Port of Chester, Penn.’s trade decreases 3.82 percent through August
Port of Chester, Penn.’s trade with the world fell 3.82 percent, from $6.87 billion to $6.61 billion through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.
Port of Chester, Penn. ranked No. 76 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Through August Port of Chester, Penn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Nigeria. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Belgium and Algeria, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 0.48 percent to $1.1 billion.
Exports rose 9.68 percent to $213.8 million. Imports fell 1.5 percent to $890.87 million.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom fell 1.43 percent to $962.21 million.
Exports rose 14.95 percent to $285.53 million. Imports fell 7.02 percent to $676.68 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Belgium rose 1.6 percent to $759.94 million.
Exports rose 1.01 percent to $594.29 million. Imports rose 3.75 percent to $165.65 million.
- Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands rose 96.2 percent to $719.38 million.
Exports rose 116.23 percent to $525.72 million. Imports rose 56.77 percent to $193.65 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Nigeria fell 46.26 percent to $432.46 million.
Exports totaled $2.91 million. Imports fell 46.62 percent to $429.55 million.
Port of Chester, Penn.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 60.23 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Chester, Penn. had trade surpluses with 22 countries and deficits with 76 through August. That compares with 20 surpluses and 74 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Belgium, $428.64 million; The Netherlands, $332.07 million; and South Korea, $109.32 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Germany, $677.08 million; Nigeria, $426.64 million; and United Kingdom, $391.15 million.
Through August its top exports were Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors; Titanium, including waste and scrap; Acyclic hydrocarbons; and Nickel bars, rods, wire, in that order. Those accounted for 49.23 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Motor vehicle parts; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; Engine parts; and Provitamins and vitamins, accounting for 35.32 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port of Chester, Penn.’s exports:
- Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 77.49 percent compared to last year to $597.41 million.
- Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors rose 107.88 percent compared to last year to $247.74 million.
- Titanium, including waste and scrap fell 29.43 percent compared to last year to $115.65 million.
- Acyclic hydrocarbons rose 27820 percent compared to last year to $104.56 million.
- Nickel bars, rods, wire rose 21.15 percent compared to last year to $94.29 million.
On the import side:
- Oil fell 50.03 percent compared to last year to $970.57 million.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 0.13 percent compared to last year to $206.56 million.
- Heterocyclic chemical compounds rose 58.21 percent compared to last year to $138.75 million.
- Engine parts rose 34.61 percent compared to last year to $98.09 million.
- Provitamins and vitamins fell 35.55 percent compared to last year to $87.21 million.
Last year Port of Chester, Penn. posted total trade with the world of $9.69 billion. The Port’s deficit was $4.08 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Nigeria and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $2.81 billion and imports came to $6.89 billion.