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Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s trade totaled $11.95 million for the month of October, $131.15 million through October of 2018, and $149.86 million 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
1Bermuda$67.58 M
2Ecuador$30.3 M
3Dominican Republic$28.65 M
4China$2.18 M
5Finland$1.44 M
6Saudi Arabia$540,646
7Sweden$345,666
8Ireland$38,000
9Turks and Caicos Islands$34,125
10Jamaica$22,512

Overall Rank

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s trade increases 1.56 percent through October

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 1.56 percent, from $129.13 million to $131.15 million 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 Fernandina Beach, Fla. ranked No. 207 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. 205. It finished No. 209 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 Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Bermuda, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 China and No. 5 Finland . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Finland and Spain, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Bermuda fell 10.48 percent to $67.58 million.
    Exports fell 3.69 percent to $67.46 million. Imports fell 97.69 percent to $126,023.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ecuador rose 39.72 percent to $30.3 million.
    Exports rose 39.72 percent to $30.3 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Dominican Republic rose 16.18 percent to $28.65 million.
    Exports rose 16.18 percent to $28.65 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 China totaled $2.18 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2.18 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Finland fell 64.3 percent to $1.44 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 64.3 percent to $1.44 million.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.23 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla. had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with four through October. That compares with 12 surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Bermuda, $67.33 million; Ecuador, $30.3 million; and Dominican Republic, $28.65 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $2.18 million; Finland, $1.44 million; and Sweden, $345,666.

Through October it’s top exports were Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Furniture, parts; Paper, Paperboard, Cellul Wad to Size & Arts 4823; Motorboats and yachts; and Gasoline, other fuels, in that order. Those accounted for 52.87 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Plywood, veneered and laminated wood; Oats; Copper waste and scrap; Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 99.2 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s exports:

  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard rose 33.33 percent compared to last year to $54.44 million.
  • Furniture, parts rose 38.17 percent compared to last year to $3.64 million.
  • Paper, Paperboard, Cellul Wad to Size & Arts 4823 fell 11.83 percent compared to last year to $3.45 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts fell 50.08 percent compared to last year to $2.92 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 13.44 percent compared to last year to $2.69 million.

On the import side:

  • Plywood, veneered and laminated wood totaled $2.18 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Oats fell 55.7 percent compared to last year to $1.78 million.
  • Copper waste and scrap fell 4.3 percent compared to last year to $56,010.
  • Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures rose 850 percent compared to last year to $38,000.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 99.37 percent compared to last year to $37,178.

Last year Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $154.09 million. The Port’s surplus was $140.47 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $147.28 million and imports came to $6.81 million.