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Port of New Haven, Conn.

Port of New Haven, Conn.’s trade totaled $133.95 million for the month of August, $916.32 million through August of 2019, and $1.28 billion 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
1Portugal$213.74 M
2Canada$184.81 M
3The Netherlands$158.43 M
4United Kingdom$88.65 M
5Colombia$56.36 M
6Turkey$35.82 M
7India$34.83 M
8Brazil$32.11 M
9Belgium$30.72 M
10Germany$23.5 M

Overall Rank

Port of New Haven, Conn.’s trade increases 3.89 percent through August

Port of New Haven, Conn.’s trade with the world rose 3.89 percent, from $882.02 million to $916.32 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 New Haven, Conn. ranked No. 142 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 New Haven, Conn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Colombia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Belgium, The Netherlands, Russia and Turkey, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Portugal rose 388.14 percent to $213.74 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 388.14 percent to $213.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada fell 43.39 percent to $184.81 million.
    Exports fell 67.04 percent to $12,730. Imports fell 43.39 percent to $184.8 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 The Netherlands rose 67.31 percent to $158.43 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 67.31 percent to $158.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom rose 89.02 percent to $88.65 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 89.02 percent to $88.65 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Colombia totaled $56.36 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $56.36 million.

Port of New Haven, Conn.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 76.61 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of New Haven, Conn. had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with 23 through August. That compares with two surpluses and 24 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Turkey, $26.58 million; Egypt, $8.68 million; and Costa Rica, $1.48 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Portugal, $213.74 million; Canada, $184.78 million; and The Netherlands, $158.43 million.

Through August its top exports were Scrap iron, steel; Cullet a Oth Wst a Scrp Glass; Glass in Mass 7001; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc.; Paper, paperboard scrap; and Glycerol (Glycerine), Glycerol Waters and Lye 1520, in that order. Those accounted for 99.97 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel; Petroleum products; Biodiesel fuels; and Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm, accounting for 94.16 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Scrap iron, steel fell 3.97 percent compared to last year to $39.88 million.
  • Cullet a Oth Wst a Scrp Glass; Glass in Mass 7001 totaled $1.48 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. totaled $201,953. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Paper, paperboard scrap totaled $30,373. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Glycerol (Glycerine), Glycerol Waters and Lye 1520 totaled $5,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 6.32 percent compared to last year to $756.08 million.
  • Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel rose 202.37 percent compared to last year to $19.88 million.
  • Petroleum products fell 38.38 percent compared to last year to $17.77 million.
  • Biodiesel fuels rose 46.29 percent compared to last year to $17.56 million.
  • Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm fell 27.55 percent compared to last year to $12.32 million.

Last year Port of New Haven, Conn. posted total trade with the world of $1.28 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.14 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom and Russia. Exports totaled $66.93 million and imports came to $1.21 billion.