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Port of Milwaukee, Wisc.

Port of Milwaukee, Wisc.’s trade totaled $15.27 million for the month of February, $32.48 million through February of 2019, and $451.84 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
1Italy$9.71 M
2Canada$8.45 M
3Mexico$3.78 M
4China$3.22 M
5Germany$1.34 M
6Iceland$1 M
7Serbia$999,458
8United Kingdom$995,669
9Taiwan$693,962
10Belgium$254,734

Overall Rank

Port of Milwaukee, Wisc.’s trade decreases 27.55 percent through February

Port of Milwaukee, Wisc.’s trade with the world fell 27.55 percent, from $44.83 million to $32.48 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 Milwaukee, Wisc. ranked No. 190 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 Milwaukee, Wisc.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Canada, Chile, Italy and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Italy rose 30.64 percent to $9.71 million.
    Exports rose 68.45 percent to $56,280. Imports rose 30.47 percent to $9.65 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 2.8 percent to $8.45 million.
    Exports fell 71.1 percent to $395,860. Imports rose 17.57 percent to $8.06 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico rose 23.05 percent to $3.78 million.
    Exports rose 41.94 percent to $31,500. Imports rose 22.91 percent to $3.75 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 67.46 percent to $3.22 million.
    Exports fell 82.3 percent to $119,537. Imports fell 66.38 percent to $3.1 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 47.55 percent to $1.34 million.
    Exports rose 27.55 percent to $334,671. Imports fell 56.16 percent to $1 million.

Port of Milwaukee, Wisc.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 81.6 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Milwaukee, Wisc. had trade surpluses with 15 countries and deficits with 24 through February. That compares with 15 surpluses and 27 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Iceland, $1 million; United Kingdom, $548,659; and France, $209,085. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Italy, $9.6 million; Canada, $7.66 million; and Mexico, $3.72 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Prepared Culture Media For Devel of Microorga 3821; Unrecorded media for audio; and Harvesting machinery for poultry, in that order. Those accounted for 90.51 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Various forms of salt; Motor vehicle parts; Diesel engines; and Engine parts, accounting for 79.48 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Milwaukee, Wisc.’s exports:

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 128.6 percent compared to last year to $1.49 million.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears fell 55.52 percent compared to last year to $1.11 million.
  • Prepared Culture Media For Devel of Microorga 3821 totaled $218,831. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Unrecorded media for audio fell 66.81 percent compared to last year to $203,899.
  • Harvesting machinery for poultry totaled $173,780. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears rose 19.46 percent compared to last year to $8.16 million.
  • Various forms of salt rose 32.25 percent compared to last year to $7.31 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 45.13 percent compared to last year to $4.3 million.
  • Diesel engines fell 69.38 percent compared to last year to $1.78 million.
  • Engine parts rose 431.3 percent compared to last year to $1.45 million.

Last year Port of Milwaukee, Wisc. posted total trade with the world of $421 million. The Port’s deficit was $109 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $156 million and imports came to $265 million.