Port of Gloucester City, N.J.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade totaled $4.12 million for the month of June, $78.85 million through June of 2020, and $78.21 million for all of 2019, 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$25.14 M
2Panama$17.98 M
3Belgium$11.62 M
4Nigeria$10.73 M
5Bahamas$7.75 M
6Guatemala$5.06 M
7Chile$285,000
8Somalia$121,150
9Switzerland$84,934
10Spain$34,284

Overall Rank

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade increases 126.69 percent through June

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade with the world rose 126.69 percent, from $34.78 million to $78.85 million through the first six months of 2020 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J. ranked No. 235 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June of 2020.

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 June Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Costa Rica, No. 2 Panama, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Nigeria and No. 5 Bahamas. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Costa Rica, Guatemala, Chile, Iraq and Austria, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Costa Rica fell 15.44 percent to $25.14 million.
    Exports fell 15.44 percent to $25.14 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Panama rose 408528 percent to $17.98 million.
    Exports rose 408528 percent to $17.98 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Belgium totaled $11.62 million.
    Exports totaled $11.62 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Nigeria totaled $10.73 million.
    Exports totaled $10.73 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Bahamas totaled $7.75 million.
    Exports totaled $7.75 million. There were no imports.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 92.87 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J. had trade surpluses with 13 countries and deficits with zero through June. That compares with 12 surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Costa Rica, $25.14 million; Panama, $17.98 million; and Belgium, $11.62 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Canada, $0; Brazil, $0; and El Salvador, $0.

Through June its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Passenger vehicles; Motor vehicle parts; and Bread, pastry, cakes, in that order. Those accounted for 93.75 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Passenger vehicles; Motor vehicle parts; and Bread, pastry, cakes, accounting for 0 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels totaled $48.09 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard fell 17.23 percent compared to last year to $21.42 million.
  • Passenger vehicles rose 1.5 percent compared to last year to $2.07 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 31.15 percent compared to last year to $1.33 million.
  • Bread, pastry, cakes fell 12.06 percent compared to last year to $1.01 million.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Passenger vehicles 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.
  • Bread, pastry, cakes 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 $78.21 million. The Port’s surplus was $78.21 million. Exports totaled $78.21 million and imports came to $0.