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Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s trade totaled $11.46 million for the month of August, $100.63 million through August of 2019, and $159.03 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
1Bermuda$60.76 M
2Dominican Republic$13.4 M
3Brazil$12.08 M
4Ecuador$9.23 M
5Spain$1.7 M
6Germany$1.65 M
7Finland$849,090
8Sweden$674,551
9Ireland$151,128
10Canada$58,982

Overall Rank

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s trade decreases 3.17 percent through August

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 3.17 percent, from $103.92 million to $100.63 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 Fernandina Beach, Fla. ranked No. 207 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 Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Bermuda, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Ecuador and No. 5 Spain. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Bermuda, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, China and Finland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Bermuda rose 13.82 percent to $60.76 million.
    Exports rose 10.57 percent to $58.88 million. Imports rose 1415.04 percent to $1.87 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Dominican Republic fell 32.73 percent to $13.4 million.
    Exports fell 32.73 percent to $13.4 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil totaled $12.08 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $12.08 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Ecuador fell 64.59 percent to $9.23 million.
    Exports fell 64.59 percent to $9.23 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Spain totaled $1.7 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.7 million.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 96.56 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla. had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with seven through August. That compares with seven surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Bermuda, $57.01 million; Dominican Republic, $13.4 million; and Ecuador, $9.23 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Brazil, $12.08 million; Spain, $1.7 million; and Germany, $1.65 million.

Through August its top exports were Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Furniture, parts; Gasoline, other fuels; Power supplies, transformers; and Paper, Paperboard, Cellul Wad to Size & Arts 4823, in that order. Those accounted for 36.69 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Iron and steel bars, hot-worked; Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames; Value added to a returned import; and Misc. steam-generating boilers, accounting for 92.35 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard fell 52.66 percent compared to last year to $20.48 million.
  • Furniture, parts rose 3.73 percent compared to last year to $3.31 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 5.99 percent compared to last year to $2.14 million.
  • Power supplies, transformers rose 502.64 percent compared to last year to $2.12 million.
  • Paper, Paperboard, Cellul Wad to Size & Arts 4823 fell 27.62 percent compared to last year to $1.9 million.

On the import side:

  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade totaled $12.08 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Iron and steel bars, hot-worked totaled $1.7 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames totaled $1.65 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 3536.78 percent compared to last year to $1.26 million.
  • Misc. steam-generating boilers totaled $849,090. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Fernandina Beach, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $159.03 million. The Port’s surplus was $150.28 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Bermuda, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, China and Finland. Exports totaled $154.66 million and imports came to $4.37 million.