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Port of Hartford, Conn.

Port of Hartford, Conn.’s trade totaled $89.31 million for the month of October, $622.86 million through October of 2018, and $750.04 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
1Canada$415.92 M
2France$28.97 M
3Hong Kong$25.8 M
4Mexico$24.5 M
5British Virgin Islands$22.81 M
6Germany$18.45 M
7Singapore$13.65 M
8China$11.55 M
9United Kingdom$10.72 M
10Switzerland$8.59 M

Overall Rank

Port of Hartford, Conn.’s trade increases 9.47 percent through October

Port of Hartford, Conn.’s trade with the world rose 9.47 percent, from $568.95 million to $622.86 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 Hartford, Conn. ranked No. 159 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. 158. It finished No. 156 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 Hartford, Conn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 British Virgin Islands . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Hong Kong, Germany, United Kingdom and France, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 4.15 percent to $415.92 million.
    Exports fell 82.29 percent to $10.06 million. Imports rose 18.48 percent to $405.86 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 France rose 116.25 percent to $28.97 million.
    Exports fell 65.18 percent to $4.65 million. Imports rose 56057 percent to $24.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Hong Kong fell 4.43 percent to $25.8 million.
    Exports fell 4.43 percent to $25.8 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Mexico rose 2477.51 percent to $24.5 million.
    Exports rose 2536.36 percent to $24.5 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 British Virgin Islands totaled $22.81 million.
    Exports totaled $22.81 million. There were no imports.

Port of Hartford, Conn.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 83.16 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Hartford, Conn. had trade surpluses with 60 countries and deficits with six through October. That compares with 63 surpluses and seven deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Hong Kong, $25.8 million; Mexico, $24.5 million; and British Virgin Islands, $22.81 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $395.81 million; France, $19.67 million; and Brazil, $7.59 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Optical fibers; Automatic regulating instruments, parts; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Electric motors, generators, not sets, in that order. Those accounted for 82.36 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Value added to a returned import; Miscellaneous machine parts; and Laser-based medical equipment, parts, accounting for 99.25 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Hartford, Conn.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 26.3 percent compared to last year to $81.23 million.
  • Optical fibers rose 9.94 percent compared to last year to $36.5 million.
  • Automatic regulating instruments, parts rose 85.68 percent compared to last year to $10.39 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 43.13 percent compared to last year to $9.66 million.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 6.6 percent compared to last year to $8.46 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 26.16 percent compared to last year to $431.56 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 1201.58 percent compared to last year to $5.64 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 54.08 percent compared to last year to $3.45 million.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts fell 74.05 percent compared to last year to $859,933.
  • Laser-based medical equipment, parts rose 212.98 percent compared to last year to $434,120.

Last year Port of Hartford, Conn. posted total trade with the world of $0. The Port’s deficit was $0 . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.