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Port of Erie, Penn.

Port of Erie, Penn.’s trade totaled $4.09 million for the month of February, $19.86 million through February of 2019, and $95.64 million 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
1Canada$9.19 M
2China$4.58 M
3Germany$2.77 M
4India$1.66 M
5Switzerland$605,618
6Poland$401,698
7United Kingdom$342,268
8Russia$93,900
9Hong Kong$45,050
10Taiwan$42,377

Overall Rank

Port of Erie, Penn.’s trade increases 203.88 percent through February

Port of Erie, Penn.’s trade with the world rose 203.88 percent, from $6.54 million to $19.86 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Port of Erie, Penn. ranked No. 205 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February Port of Erie, Penn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Switzerland . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, India, Japan, Germany and Lebanon, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 29322 percent to $9.19 million.
    Exports rose 78708 percent to $9.16 million. Imports rose 33.85 percent to $26,233.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 17.12 percent to $4.58 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 17.12 percent to $4.58 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 3551.43 percent to $2.77 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 3551.43 percent to $2.77 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 India rose 219.47 percent to $1.66 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 219.47 percent to $1.66 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Switzerland rose 1149.88 percent to $605,618.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1149.88 percent to $605,618.

Port of Erie, Penn.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 94.67 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Erie, Penn. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with 18 through February. That compares with zero surpluses and 14 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Canada, $9.13 million; Sweden, $0; and Lebanon, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with China, $4.58 million; Germany, $2.77 million; and India, $1.66 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Coke Etc of Coal, Lignite or Peat; Retort Car 2704; Millstones for grinding; Miscellaneous machines, parts; Electric motor, generator parts; and Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Electric motor, generator parts; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Train and locomotive parts; and Engine parts, accounting for 71.13 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Coke Etc of Coal, Lignite or Peat; Retort Car 2704 totaled $9.14 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Millstones for grinding totaled $11,013. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machines, parts totaled $4,214. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Electric motor, generator parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Electric motor, generator parts rose 245.03 percent compared to last year to $2.03 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts totaled $1.92 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears rose 371.1 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
  • Train and locomotive parts fell 43.33 percent compared to last year to $1.17 million.
  • Engine parts fell 2.5 percent compared to last year to $974,694.

Last year Port of Erie, Penn. posted total trade with the world of $94.37 million. The Port’s deficit was $90.57 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $1.9 million and imports came to $92.47 million.