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Port of Gloucester City, N.J.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade totaled $3.83 million for the month of August, $44.21 million through August of 2019, and $80.3 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
1Costa Rica$37.73 M
2Guatemala$5.58 M
3Chile$488,462
4Iraq$214,289
5Austria$72,938
6Kuwait$38,230
7United Kingdom$32,754
8Canada$26,820
9El Salvador$10,000
10Panama$9,201

Overall Rank

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade decreases 23.46 percent through August

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade with the world fell 23.46 percent, from $57.77 million to $44.21 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 Gloucester City, N.J. ranked No. 239 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 Gloucester City, N.J.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Costa Rica, No. 2 Guatemala, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Iraq and No. 5 Austria. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Costa Rica, Guatemala, Singapore, Panama and Canada, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Costa Rica fell 23.13 percent to $37.73 million.
    Exports fell 23.13 percent to $37.73 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Guatemala fell 10.98 percent to $5.58 million.
    Exports fell 10.98 percent to $5.58 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Chile totaled $488,462.
    Exports totaled $488,462. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Iraq rose 127.34 percent to $214,289.
    Exports rose 127.34 percent to $214,289. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Austria totaled $72,938.
    Exports totaled $72,938. There were no imports.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.71 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J. had trade surpluses with 12 countries and deficits with zero through August. That compares with 13 surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Costa Rica, $37.73 million; Guatemala, $5.58 million; and Chile, $488,462. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Colombia, $0; Oman, $0; and Nicaragua, $0.

Through August its top exports were Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Bread, pastry, cakes; Motor vehicle parts; and Refrigerators, freezers, in that order. Those accounted for 87.84 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Bread, pastry, cakes; Motor vehicle parts; and Refrigerators, freezers, accounting for 0 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s exports:

  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard fell 26.4 percent compared to last year to $32.23 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 29.31 percent compared to last year to $2.84 million.
  • Bread, pastry, cakes rose 5.63 percent compared to last year to $1.46 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 134.75 percent compared to last year to $1.27 million.
  • Refrigerators, freezers rose 21.73 percent compared to last year to $1.04 million.

On the import side:

  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard 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.
  • Bread, pastry, cakes totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Refrigerators, freezers totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Gloucester City, N.J. posted total trade with the world of $80.3 million. The Port’s surplus was $80.3 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Costa Rica, Guatemala, Singapore, Panama and Canada. Exports totaled $80.3 million and imports came to $0.