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Port of Fort Pierce, Fla.

Port of Fort Pierce, Fla.’s trade totaled $333,509 for the month of October, $26.76 million through October of 2018, and $27.37 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
1Brazil$13.46 M
2South Africa$6.05 M
3Bahamas$2.97 M
4Japan$1.11 M
5Canada$539,987
6Sweden$351,985
7Indonesia$274,844
8South Korea$262,944
9China$230,529
10Colombia$201,054

Overall Rank

Port of Fort Pierce, Fla.’s trade increases 25.6 percent through October

Port of Fort Pierce, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 25.6 percent, from $21.3 million to $26.76 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 Fort Pierce, Fla. ranked No. 270 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. 272. It finished No. 274 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 Fort Pierce, Fla.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Brazil, Taiwan, South Africa and Argentina, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Brazil rose 194.04 percent to $13.46 million.
    Exports rose 194.22 percent to $13.46 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Africa rose 134.5 percent to $6.05 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 134.5 percent to $6.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Bahamas rose 41.77 percent to $2.97 million.
    Exports rose 40.38 percent to $2.65 million. Imports rose 54.16 percent to $326,250.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 53665 percent to $1.11 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 53665 percent to $1.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada fell 89.29 percent to $539,987.
    Exports fell 47.91 percent to $145,930. Imports fell 91.72 percent to $394,057.

Port of Fort Pierce, Fla.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 90.2 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Fort Pierce, Fla. had trade surpluses with 35 countries and deficits with 12 through October. That compares with 23 surpluses and 10 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Brazil, $13.46 million; Bahamas, $2.32 million; and Sweden, $351,985. The top three deficits through October of this year were with South Africa, $6.05 million; Japan, $1.11 million; and Indonesia, $274,844.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames; Commercial vehicles; Sheet Piling, Welded Angles Etc of Iron or St 7301; and Aircraft engines, engine parts, in that order. Those accounted for 84.77 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders; Optical fibers; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Sands, except metal-bearing, accounting for 96.33 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Fort Pierce, Fla.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 95.7 percent compared to last year to $13.11 million.
  • Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames rose 1018.5 percent compared to last year to $922,760.
  • Commercial vehicles totaled $600,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Sheet Piling, Welded Angles Etc of Iron or St 7301 totaled $440,165. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts totaled $351,985. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Value added to a returned import fell 3.81 percent compared to last year to $6.4 million.
  • TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders totaled $1.11 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Optical fibers totaled $409,541. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts totaled $250,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Sands, except metal-bearing rose 135.29 percent compared to last year to $80,000.

Last year Port of Fort Pierce, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $10.74 million. The Port’s surplus was $5.2 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $7.97 million and imports came to $2.77 million.