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Port of El Segundo, Calif.

Port of El Segundo, Calif.’s trade totaled $521.1 million for the month of October, $4.97 billion through October of 2018, and $3.99 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
1Colombia$1.44 B
2Saudi Arabia$1.1 B
3Ecuador$775.96 M
4Mexico$536.83 M
5Brazil$515.35 M
6Panama$115.28 M
7Singapore$98.75 M
8Iraq$81.95 M
9Canada$74.05 M
10Nigeria$62.29 M

Overall Rank

Port of El Segundo, Calif.’s trade increases 54.43 percent through October

Port of El Segundo, Calif.’s trade with the world rose 54.43 percent, from $3.22 billion to $4.97 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 El Segundo, Calif. ranked No. 87 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. 97. It finished No. 97 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 El Segundo, Calif.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Ecuador, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Brazil . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Colombia, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Brazil and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Colombia rose 37.19 percent to $1.44 billion.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 37.19 percent to $1.44 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Saudi Arabia rose 85.22 percent to $1.1 billion.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 85.22 percent to $1.1 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Ecuador fell 23.73 percent to $775.96 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 23.73 percent to $775.96 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Mexico rose 527.23 percent to $536.83 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 527.23 percent to $536.83 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Brazil rose 207.86 percent to $515.35 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 207.86 percent to $515.35 million.

Port of El Segundo, Calif.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 87.97 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of El Segundo, Calif. had trade surpluses with six countries and deficits with 25 through October. That compares with two surpluses and 24 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Panama, $115.28 million; Singapore, $98.75 million; and Thailand, $230,502. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Colombia, $1.44 billion; Saudi Arabia, $1.1 billion; and Ecuador, $775.96 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Oils derived from high temperature coal tar; Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Wigs, other products, from human hair; and Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi, in that order. Those accounted for 99.94 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Cell phones, related equipment; Unrecorded media for audio; and Computer chips, accounting for 99.98 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of El Segundo, Calif.’s exports:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 524.44 percent compared to last year to $184.3 million.
  • Oils derived from high temperature coal tar rose 8.76 percent compared to last year to $29.97 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen totaled $234,490. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Wigs, other products, from human hair totaled $122,630. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi totaled $88,484. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 56.85 percent compared to last year to $4.71 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 72.85 percent compared to last year to $41.15 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $920,306. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Unrecorded media for audio totaled $328,972. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Computer chips rose 8883.77 percent compared to last year to $257,385.

Last year Port of El Segundo, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $3.24 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.15 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $47.44 million and imports came to $3.19 billion.