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Port of Chester, Penn.

Port of Chester, Penn.’s trade totaled $782.21 million for the month of October, $8.28 billion through October of 2018, and $9.05 billion 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
1Germany$1.36 B
2United Kingdom$1.21 B
3Belgium$928.02 M
4Nigeria$804.77 M
5The Netherlands$568.3 M
6Algeria$431.94 M
7France$369.76 M
8Russia$301.73 M
9Switzerland$260.71 M
10Italy$203.81 M

Overall Rank

Port of Chester, Penn.’s trade increases 8.96 percent through October

Port of Chester, Penn.’s trade with the world rose 8.96 percent, from $7.6 billion to $8.28 billion 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 Chester, Penn. ranked No. 74 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. 72. It finished No. 72 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 Chester, Penn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Nigeria and No. 5 The Netherlands . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Nigeria, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium and The Netherlands, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 11.24 percent to $1.36 billion.
    Exports rose 23.87 percent to $243.42 million. Imports rose 8.83 percent to $1.12 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom rose 8.9 percent to $1.21 billion.
    Exports rose 1.59 percent to $312.92 million. Imports rose 11.71 percent to $895.92 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Belgium fell 0.84 percent to $928.02 million.
    Exports fell 0.83 percent to $729.31 million. Imports fell 0.88 percent to $198.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Nigeria fell 58.9 percent to $804.77 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 58.9 percent to $804.77 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands rose 24.01 percent to $568.3 million.
    Exports rose 39.36 percent to $404.52 million. Imports fell 2.53 percent to $163.78 million.

Port of Chester, Penn.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 58.86 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Chester, Penn. had trade surpluses with 23 countries and deficits with 74 through October. That compares with 19 surpluses and 78 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Belgium, $530.6 million; The Netherlands, $240.75 million; and Spain, $78.88 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Germany, $876.5 million; Nigeria, $804.77 million; and United Kingdom, $583 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Titanium, including waste and scrap; Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors; Nickel bars, rods, wire; and Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, in that order. Those accounted for 43.67 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Motor vehicle parts; Provitamins and vitamins; Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds; and Prepared foods, beverages, accounting for 44.43 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Chester, Penn.’s exports:

  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 133.93 percent compared to last year to $504.88 million.
  • Titanium, including waste and scrap fell 5.96 percent compared to last year to $198.58 million.
  • Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors fell 23.53 percent compared to last year to $138.42 million.
  • Nickel bars, rods, wire rose 9.18 percent compared to last year to $103.31 million.
  • Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides rose 1 percent compared to last year to $78.13 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 9.29 percent compared to last year to $2 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 18.38 percent compared to last year to $248.22 million.
  • Provitamins and vitamins rose 42.14 percent compared to last year to $161.87 million.
  • Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds rose 7.74 percent compared to last year to $113.08 million.
  • Prepared foods, beverages rose 65.93 percent compared to last year to $111.14 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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $2.13 billion and imports came to $5.2 billion.