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Port of Fajardo, P.R.

Port of Fajardo, P.R.’s trade totaled $57.41 million for the month of August, $755.9 million through August of 2019, and $1.44 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
1Italy$304.45 M
2Canada$124.51 M
3Colombia$88.08 M
4Dominican Republic$67.3 M
5Barbados$43.86 M
6The Netherlands$29.93 M
7Lithuania$25.12 M
8Argentina$17.42 M
9India$9.75 M
10Saudi Arabia$8.23 M

Overall Rank

Port of Fajardo, P.R.’s trade decreases 18.05 percent through August

Port of Fajardo, P.R.’s trade with the world fell 18.05 percent, from $922.38 million to $755.9 million 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 Fajardo, P.R. ranked No. 146 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 Fajardo, P.R.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Barbados. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Dominican Republic, Italy, Lithuania, Trinidad and Tobago and Canada, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Italy rose 160 percent to $304.45 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 160 percent to $304.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 60.69 percent to $124.51 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 61.39 percent to $124.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Colombia rose 64.46 percent to $88.08 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 64.46 percent to $88.08 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Dominican Republic fell 52.97 percent to $67.3 million.
    Exports fell 52.79 percent to $67.3 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Barbados fell 29.52 percent to $43.86 million.
    Exports fell 29.52 percent to $43.86 million. There were no imports.

Port of Fajardo, P.R.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 83.11 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Fajardo, P.R. had trade surpluses with nine countries and deficits with 15 through August. That compares with six surpluses and 21 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Dominican Republic, $67.3 million; Barbados, $43.86 million; and Argentina, $17.42 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Italy, $304.45 million; Canada, $124.51 million; and Colombia, $88.08 million.

Through August its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Portland, aluminous and slag cement; Parts for electrical supplies; Containers for transportation; and Hardware for fixtures, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Motorboats and yachts; Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds; Hardware for fixtures; and Iron and steel pipes and tubing, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Fajardo, P.R.’s exports:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 38.98 percent compared to last year to $145.36 million.
  • Portland, aluminous and slag cement totaled $54,709. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Parts for electrical supplies fell 98.64 percent compared to last year to $53,604.
  • Containers for transportation totaled $7,500. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Hardware for fixtures totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 9.89 percent compared to last year to $599.99 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts rose 174.55 percent compared to last year to $8.76 million.
  • Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds totaled $1.67 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Hardware for fixtures fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.
  • Iron and steel pipes and tubing fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.

Last year Port of Fajardo, P.R. posted total trade with the world of $1.44 billion. The Port’s deficit was $649.4 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Dominican Republic, Italy, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Venezuela. Exports totaled $396.69 million and imports came to $1.05 billion.