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Port of El Segundo, Calif.

Port of El Segundo, Calif.’s trade totaled $392.83 million for the month of August, $3.41 billion through August of 2019, and $5.79 billion for all of 2018, 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$854.24 M
2Saudi Arabia$761.84 M
3Ecuador$673.48 M
4Brazil$351.5 M
5Mexico$254.44 M
6Iraq$127.23 M
7South Korea$102.84 M
8Singapore$92.9 M
9Panama$53.73 M
10Venezuela$31.73 M

Overall Rank

Port of El Segundo, Calif.’s trade decreases 13.25 percent through August

Port of El Segundo, Calif.’s trade with the world fell 13.25 percent, from $3.93 billion to $3.41 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 El Segundo, Calif. ranked No. 94 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 El Segundo, Calif.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Ecuador, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Mexico. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Ecuador, Brazil and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Colombia fell 24.5 percent to $854.24 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 24.5 percent to $854.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Saudi Arabia fell 12.26 percent to $761.84 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 12.26 percent to $761.84 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Ecuador rose 16.34 percent to $673.48 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 16.34 percent to $673.48 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Brazil fell 19.91 percent to $351.5 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 19.91 percent to $351.5 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico fell 39.81 percent to $254.44 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 39.81 percent to $254.44 million.

Port of El Segundo, Calif.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 84.83 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of El Segundo, Calif. had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with 23 through August. That compares with five surpluses and 22 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Singapore, $64.73 million; Panama, $53.73 million; and Vietnam, $1.87 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Colombia, $854.24 million; Saudi Arabia, $761.84 million; and Ecuador, $673.48 million.

Through August its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Oils derived from high temperature coal tar; Prepared foods, beverages; Vacuum cleaners, parts; and Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Computer chips; and Misc. iron and steel articles, accounting for 99.98 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 37.09 percent compared to last year to $109.26 million.
  • Oils derived from high temperature coal tar rose 6.48 percent compared to last year to $23.28 million.
  • Prepared foods, beverages totaled $1.91 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Vacuum cleaners, parts totaled $7,150. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 17.71 percent compared to last year to $3.05 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 732.1 percent compared to last year to $207.17 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people totaled $15.81 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Computer chips rose 214.31 percent compared to last year to $808,998.
  • Misc. iron and steel articles totaled $189,087. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of El Segundo, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $5.79 billion. The Port’s deficit was $5.35 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Ecuador, Mexico and Brazil. Exports totaled $218.94 million and imports came to $5.57 billion.