Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s trade totaled $7.38 million for the month of May, $44.61 million through May of 2020, and $125.37 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
1Bermuda$32.16 M
2Sweden$5.26 M
3Ecuador$3.67 M
4Finland$2.15 M
5Guatemala$522,738
6Honduras$515,740
7Ireland$212,800
8Saudi Arabia$65,548
9Bahamas$37,936
10Australia$6,360

Overall Rank

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s trade decreases 41.09 percent through May

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 41.09 percent, from $75.72 million to $44.61 million through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla. ranked No. 219 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May 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 May Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Bermuda, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 Ecuador, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Guatemala. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Ecuador and Spain, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Bermuda fell 12.5 percent to $32.16 million.
    Exports rose 4158.16 percent to $32.12 million. Imports fell 99.89 percent to $40,044.
  • Trade with No. 2 Sweden rose 680.16 percent to $5.26 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $5.26 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Ecuador fell 56.83 percent to $3.67 million.
    Exports totaled $3.67 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Finland rose 153.51 percent to $2.15 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2.15 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Guatemala totaled $522,738.
    Exports totaled $522,738. There were no imports.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 98.11 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla. had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with three through May. That compares with six surpluses and seven deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Bermuda, $32.08 million; Ecuador, $3.67 million; and Guatemala, $522,738. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Sweden, $5.26 million; Finland, $2.15 million; and Ireland, $212,800.

Through May its top exports were Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Furniture, parts; Paper, Paperboard, Cellul Wad to Size & Arts 4823; Motorboats and yachts; and Binders for found molds; chemical products, in that order. Those accounted for 20.87 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Oats; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures; and Aluminum waste and scrap, accounting for 99.7 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard fell 87.24 percent compared to last year to $2.61 million.
  • Furniture, parts fell 13.59 percent compared to last year to $1.54 million.
  • Paper, Paperboard, Cellul Wad to Size & Arts 4823 rose 32.11 percent compared to last year to $1.31 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts rose 21.19 percent compared to last year to $1.14 million.
  • Binders for found molds; chemical products rose 293.24 percent compared to last year to $1.09 million.

On the import side:

  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 62.75 percent compared to last year to $4.5 million.
  • Oats totaled $2.15 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 13.16 percent compared to last year to $763,295.
  • Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures totaled $212,800. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Aluminum waste and scrap totaled $17,181. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $125.37 million. The Port’s surplus was $86.03 million. Exports totaled $105.7 million and imports came to $19.67 million.