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Port of Frederiksted, V.I.

Port of Frederiksted, V.I.’s trade totaled $0 for the month of August, $20,600 through August of 2019, and $127.2 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
1Honduras$14,600
2Nigeria$6,000

Overall Rank

Port of Frederiksted, V.I.’s trade decreases 99.98 percent through August

Port of Frederiksted, V.I.’s trade with the world fell 99.98 percent, from $92.49 million to $20,600 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 Frederiksted, V.I. ranked No. 398 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 Frederiksted, V.I.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Honduras, No. 2 Nigeria, No. 3 Martinique, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Guyana. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, British Virgin Islands, St Kitts and Nevis and Argentina, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Honduras totaled $14,600.
    Exports totaled $14,600. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Nigeria fell 60 percent to $6,000.
    Exports fell 60 percent to $6,000. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Martinique fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Bahamas fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Guyana fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

Port of Frederiksted, V.I.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Frederiksted, V.I. had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with zero through August. That compares with 18 surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Honduras, $14,600; Nigeria, $6,000; and Martinique, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Montserrat, $0; British Virgin Islands, $0; and Martinique, $0.

Through August its top exports were Worn clothing, other worn textile articles; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Gasoline, other fuels; Power supplies, transformers; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Worn clothing, other worn textile articles; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Gasoline, other fuels; Power supplies, transformers; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 0 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Frederiksted, V.I.’s exports:

  • Worn clothing, other worn textile articles totaled $14,600. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 60 percent compared to last year to $6,000.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.
  • Power supplies, transformers fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.

On the import side:

  • Worn clothing, other worn textile articles totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Gasoline, other fuels totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Power supplies, transformers totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Frederiksted, V.I. posted total trade with the world of $127.2 million. The Port’s surplus was $127.12 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Dominican Republic, Argentina, Guadeloupe, British Virgin Islands and St Kitts and Nevis. Exports totaled $127.16 million and imports came to $39,022.