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Port of Gloucester City, N.J.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade totaled $7.45 million for the month of October, $70.85 million through October of 2018, and $70.8 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
1Costa Rica$60.8 M
2Guatemala$7.63 M
3Singapore$1.78 M
4Panama$159,215
5Canada$123,990
6Iraq$94,259
7China$88,886
8Israel$86,126
9Colombia$28,467
10France$26,747

Overall Rank

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade increases 18.99 percent through October

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade with the world rose 18.99 percent, from $59.54 million to $70.85 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 Gloucester City, N.J. ranked No. 234 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. 238. It finished No. 240 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 Gloucester City, N.J.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Costa Rica, No. 2 Guatemala, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Panama and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Costa Rica, Kuwait, Iraq, Guatemala and Portugal, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Costa Rica rose 35.14 percent to $60.8 million.
    Exports rose 35.14 percent to $60.8 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Guatemala rose 118.21 percent to $7.63 million.
    Exports rose 118.21 percent to $7.63 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Singapore totaled $1.78 million.
    Exports totaled $1.78 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Panama totaled $159,215.
    Exports totaled $159,215. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 3673.28 percent to $123,990.
    Exports rose 3673.28 percent to $123,990. There were no imports.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.49 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J. had trade surpluses with 13 countries and deficits with zero through October. That compares with 12 surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Costa Rica, $60.8 million; Guatemala, $7.63 million; and Singapore, $1.78 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with United Kingdom, $0; Romania, $0; and Georgia, $0.

Through October it’s top exports were Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Bread, pastry, cakes; Compressors and pumps; and Plastics, in that order. Those accounted for 87.26 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; Compressors and pumps; and Plastics, 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 rose 55.44 percent compared to last year to $54.16 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 90.73 percent compared to last year to $2.59 million.
  • Bread, pastry, cakes fell 10.05 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
  • Compressors and pumps rose 2194.4 percent compared to last year to $1.78 million.
  • Plastics rose 232.85 percent compared to last year to $1.51 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.
  • Compressors and pumps totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Plastics 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 $70.64 million. The Port’s surplus was $70.64 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $70.64 million and imports came to $0.