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Port of Fajardo, P.R.

Port of Fajardo, P.R.’s trade totaled $122.99 million for the month of October, $1.2 billion through October of 2018, and $1.09 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
1Dominican Republic$200.48 M
2Italy$200.05 M
3Trinidad and Tobago$134.8 M
4Venezuela$95.54 M
5Lithuania$92.78 M
6Barbados$91.47 M
7Canada$77.48 M
8United Kingdom$68.63 M
9Colombia$53.56 M
10The Netherlands$51.7 M

Overall Rank

Port of Fajardo, P.R.’s trade increases 33.51 percent through October

Port of Fajardo, P.R.’s trade with the world rose 33.51 percent, from $898.8 million to $1.2 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 Fajardo, P.R. ranked No. 140 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. 144. It finished No. 145 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 Fajardo, P.R.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 4 Venezuela and No. 5 Lithuania . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Lithuania, Dominican Republic, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Dominican Republic rose 50.76 percent to $200.48 million.
    Exports rose 50.4 percent to $199.95 million. Imports rose 1521.33 percent to $526,786.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy totaled $200.05 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $200.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Trinidad and Tobago rose 66.12 percent to $134.8 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 66.12 percent to $134.8 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Venezuela totaled $95.54 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $95.54 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Lithuania fell 43.03 percent to $92.78 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 43.03 percent to $92.78 million.

Port of Fajardo, P.R.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 60.3 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Fajardo, P.R. had trade surpluses with six countries and deficits with 22 through October. That compares with six surpluses and 22 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Dominican Republic, $199.43 million; Barbados, $91.47 million; and Argentina, $13.79 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Italy, $200.05 million; Trinidad and Tobago, $134.8 million; and Venezuela, $95.54 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Parts for electrical supplies; Sutures, dental cements, etc.; Parts for cellular communications; and Electrical boards, panels and switches, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; Motorboats and yachts; Certain heterocyclic compounds; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, accounting for 99.99 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 64.47 percent compared to last year to $326.42 million.
  • Parts for electrical supplies rose 156.91 percent compared to last year to $3.93 million.
  • Sutures, dental cements, etc. totaled $336,312. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Parts for cellular communications totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 27.5 percent compared to last year to $852.96 million.
  • Heterocyclic chemical compounds fell 49.85 percent compared to last year to $9.03 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts rose 293.66 percent compared to last year to $4.82 million.
  • Certain heterocyclic compounds fell 10.01 percent compared to last year to $1.94 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets totaled $526,786. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Fajardo, P.R. posted total trade with the world of $982.22 million. The Port’s deficit was $581.65 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $200.29 million and imports came to $781.94 million.