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Port of Gary, Ind.

Port of Gary, Ind.’s trade totaled $0 for the month of October, $16.66 million through October of 2018, and $16.61 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
1The Netherlands$7.57 M
2Canada$5.65 M
3Brazil$2.16 M
4Japan$424,615
5China$226,621
6Finland$160,207
7United Arab Emirates$157,486
8Italy$135,148
9Cambodia$75,974
10India$52,503

Overall Rank

Port of Gary, Ind.’s trade increases 30.68 percent through October

Port of Gary, Ind.’s trade with the world rose 30.68 percent, from $12.75 million to $16.66 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 Gary, Ind. ranked No. 284 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. 294. It finished No. 293 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 Gary, Ind.’s top trade parters were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Chile, Germany, Hungary and El Salvador, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 The Netherlands totaled $7.57 million.
    Exports totaled $7.57 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada fell 52.17 percent to $5.65 million.
    Exports fell 86.31 percent to $1.62 million. Imports totaled $4.03 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil totaled $2.16 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan totaled $424,615.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $424,615.
  • Trade with No. 5 China rose 1793.24 percent to $226,621.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1793.24 percent to $226,621.

Port of Gary, Ind.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 96.27 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Gary, Ind. had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with eight through October. That compares with seven surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with The Netherlands, $7.57 million; Finland, $160,207; and United Arab Emirates, $157,486. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $2.41 million; Brazil, $2.16 million; and Japan, $424,615.

Through October it’s top exports were Soybeans; Coke Etc of Coal, Lignite or Peat; Retort Car 2704; Rubber conveyor or transmission belts; Prepared foods, beverages; and Video game consoles, in that order. Those accounted for 99.12 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Petroleum products; Iron ores and concentrates; Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614; Motor vehicle parts; and Track suits, ski-suits & swimwear, accounting for 98.8 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Gary, Ind.’s exports:

  • Soybeans totaled $7.57 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Coke Etc of Coal, Lignite or Peat; Retort Car 2704 totaled $1.56 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Rubber conveyor or transmission belts totaled $160,207. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Prepared foods, beverages rose 40.31 percent compared to last year to $157,486.
  • Video game consoles totaled $27,960. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Petroleum products totaled $2.58 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Iron ores and concentrates totaled $2.16 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614 totaled $1.46 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts totaled $761,205. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Track suits, ski-suits & swimwear totaled $52,906. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Gary, Ind. posted total trade with the world of $9.66 million. The Port’s surplus was $8.91 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $9.28 million and imports came to $373,241.