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Port of New Bedford, Mass.

Port of New Bedford, Mass.’s trade totaled $3,575 for the month of February, $129,150 through February of 2019, and $44.71 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
1Cape Verde$125,575
2China$3,575

Overall Rank

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Port of New Bedford, Mass.’s trade decreases 97.23 percent through February

Port of New Bedford, Mass.’s trade with the world fell 97.23 percent, from $4.66 million to $129,150 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 New Bedford, Mass. ranked No. 330 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 New Bedford, Mass.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Cape Verde, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Bangladesh and No. 5 Morocco . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Morocco, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Cape Verde totaled $125,575.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $125,575.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 265.92 percent to $3,575.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 265.92 percent to $3,575.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Bangladesh fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Morocco fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

Port of New Bedford, Mass.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of New Bedford, Mass. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with two through February. That compares with one surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with United Kingdom, $0; Bangladesh, $0; and Morocco, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Cape Verde, $125,575; China, $3,575; and United Kingdom, $0.

Through February it’s top exports were Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats; Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit; Women’s or girls’ overcoats, etc.; Men’s or boys’ overcoats; and Misc. knitted, crocheted garments, in that order. Those accounted for 0 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish; Plastic shoes; Leather shoes; Women’s or girls’ blouses, not knit; and Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of New Bedford, Mass.’s exports:

  • Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Women’s or girls’ overcoats, etc. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Men’s or boys’ overcoats totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. knitted, crocheted garments totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish totaled $125,575. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Plastic shoes rose 196.28 percent compared to last year to $1,991.
  • Leather shoes rose 419.34 percent compared to last year to $1,584.
  • Women’s or girls’ blouses, not knit totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of New Bedford, Mass. 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.