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Port of Gloucester City, N.J.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade totaled $4.73 million for the month of February, $11.94 million through February 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$10.39 M
2Guatemala$1.38 M
3Chile$116,850
4Iraq$49,865

Overall Rank

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade decreases 7.18 percent through February

Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s trade with the world fell 7.18 percent, from $12.86 million to $11.94 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Port of Gloucester City, N.J. ranked No. 224 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Costa Rica, No. 2 Guatemala, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Iraq and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Costa Rica, Guatemala, Canada, Chile and Iraq, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

    Port of Gloucester City, N.J.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

    Port of Gloucester City, N.J. had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with zero through February. That compares with three surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Costa Rica, $10.39 million; Guatemala, $1.38 million; and Chile, $116,850. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $0; Iraq, $49,865; and Chile, $116,850.

    Through February it’s top exports were Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; Bread, pastry, cakes; and Worn clothing, other worn textile articles, in that order. Those accounted for 89.73 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; Bread, pastry, cakes; and Worn clothing, other worn textile articles, 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 14.66 percent compared to last year to $9.12 million.
    • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 43.24 percent compared to last year to $530,395.
    • Motor vehicle parts rose 2830.92 percent compared to last year to $387,790.
    • Bread, pastry, cakes fell 0.31 percent compared to last year to $374,205.
    • Worn clothing, other worn textile articles rose 88.84 percent compared to last year to $299,229.

    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.
    • 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.
    • Worn clothing, other worn textile articles 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $70.64 million and imports came to $0.