Port of Erie, Penn.

Port of Erie, Penn.’s trade totaled $1.62 million for the month of June, $27.26 million through June of 2020, and $78.96 million for all of 2019, 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
1China$8.95 M
2Spain$8.81 M
3Germany$3.12 M
4Canada$1.95 M
5India$1.87 M
6Japan$884,468
7Indonesia$270,260
8Poland$259,559
9France$239,031
10Taiwan$212,440

Overall Rank

Port of Erie, Penn.’s trade decreases 37.5 percent through June

Port of Erie, Penn.’s trade with the world fell 37.5 percent, from $43.62 million to $27.26 million through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Port of Erie, Penn. ranked No. 234 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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 June Port of Erie, Penn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 India. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Germany, India and Poland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China fell 27.44 percent to $8.95 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 27.44 percent to $8.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Spain rose 20909 percent to $8.81 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 20909 percent to $8.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 40.39 percent to $3.12 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 40.39 percent to $3.12 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada fell 88.94 percent to $1.95 million.
    Exports fell 85.87 percent to $1.68 million. Imports fell 95.36 percent to $264,737.
  • Trade with No. 5 India fell 56.36 percent to $1.87 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 56.36 percent to $1.87 million.

Port of Erie, Penn.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 90.56 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Erie, Penn. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with 22 through June. That compares with one surpluses and 27 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Canada, $1.42 million; Romania, $0; and Hong Kong, $0. The top three deficits through June of this year were with China, $8.95 million; Spain, $8.81 million; and Germany, $3.12 million.

Through June its top exports were Coal, briquettes; Miscellaneous electrical machinery; Screws, nuts, bolts, washers; Articles of Nickel, Nesoi 7508; and Civilian aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 99.33 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Electric motor, generator parts; Engine parts; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Misc. engines and motors, parts; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 79.45 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Coal, briquettes fell 25.53 percent compared to last year to $1.63 million.
  • Miscellaneous electrical machinery totaled $22,422. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Screws, nuts, bolts, washers totaled $7,222. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Articles of Nickel, Nesoi 7508 totaled $6,787. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 33.02 percent compared to last year to $6,736.

On the import side:

  • Electric motor, generator parts rose 58.88 percent compared to last year to $7.91 million.
  • Engine parts rose 106.16 percent compared to last year to $5.68 million.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears fell 9.39 percent compared to last year to $3.65 million.
  • Misc. engines and motors, parts totaled $2.18 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 12889 percent compared to last year to $908,596.

Last year Port of Erie, Penn. posted total trade with the world of $78.96 million. The Port’s deficit was $48.51 million. Exports totaled $15.23 million and imports came to $63.73 million.