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Port of Lorain, Ohio

Port of Lorain, Ohio’s trade totaled $0 for the month of August, $4.33 million through August of 2019, and $10.79 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
1Canada$4.24 M
2China$52,842
3South Korea$38,709
4Costa Rica$2,636

Overall Rank

Port of Lorain, Ohio’s trade increases 2001.62 percent through August

Port of Lorain, Ohio’s trade with the world rose 2001.62 percent, from $206,103 to $4.33 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 Lorain, Ohio ranked No. 318 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 Lorain, Ohio’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Arab Emirates, France, Canada, Poland and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 12360 percent to $4.24 million.
    Exports rose 12360 percent to $4.24 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 China totaled $52,842.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $52,842.
  • Trade with No. 3 South Korea totaled $38,709.
    Exports totaled $38,709. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Costa Rica totaled $2,636.
    Exports totaled $2,636. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Arab Emirates fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

Port of Lorain, Ohio’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Lorain, Ohio had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with one through August. That compares with three surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $4.24 million; South Korea, $38,709; and Costa Rica, $2,636. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $52,842; United Arab Emirates, $0; and France, $0.

Through August its top exports were Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat; Parts for electrical supplies; Plastic boxes, containers; Misc. aluminum non-prefab structures; and Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Track suits, ski-suits & swimwear; Hats, headgear, knit, lace; Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat; Misc. aluminum non-prefab structures; and Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Lorain, Ohio’s exports:

  • Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat totaled $4.24 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Parts for electrical supplies totaled $38,709. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastic boxes, containers totaled $2,636. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. aluminum non-prefab structures fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.
  • Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.

On the import side:

  • Track suits, ski-suits & swimwear totaled $32,365. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Hats, headgear, knit, lace totaled $20,477. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. aluminum non-prefab structures totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Lorain, Ohio posted total trade with the world of $10.79 million. The Port’s surplus was $10.76 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, United Arab Emirates, Australia, France and Poland. Exports totaled $10.77 million and imports came to $15,878.