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Port of New London, Conn.

Port of New London, Conn.’s trade totaled $299,312 for the month of August, $247.39 million through August of 2019, and $199.24 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
1Chile$197.9 M
2Germany$13.39 M
3Luxembourg$11.98 M
4Belgium$9.71 M
5United Kingdom$4.01 M
6Italy$3.37 M
7France$2.79 M
8Egypt$2.28 M
9Brazil$546,372
10The Netherlands$421,396

Overall Rank

Port of New London, Conn.’s trade increases 52.6 percent through August

Port of New London, Conn.’s trade with the world rose 52.6 percent, from $162.12 million to $247.39 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 London, Conn. ranked No. 179 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 London, Conn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Luxembourg, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Chile, Italy, Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Chile rose 362.08 percent to $197.9 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 362.08 percent to $197.9 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany fell 36.12 percent to $13.39 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 36.12 percent to $13.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Luxembourg fell 29.37 percent to $11.98 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 29.37 percent to $11.98 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Belgium fell 55.19 percent to $9.71 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 55.1 percent to $9.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 205.55 percent to $4.01 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 205.55 percent to $4.01 million.

Port of New London, Conn.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 95.8 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of New London, Conn. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 12 through August. That compares with one surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $299,312; Russia, $239,200; and South Korea, $40,008. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Chile, $197.9 million; Germany, $13.39 million; and Luxembourg, $11.98 million.

Through August its top exports were Miscellaneous machines, parts; Paintings, drawings and other artwork; Internal combustion engines; Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide; and Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black), in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Refined copper, alloys, unwrought; Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel; Sheet Piling, Welded Angles Etc of Iron or St 7301; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; and Misc. steel bars, accounting for 91.02 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Miscellaneous machines, parts totaled $320,427. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork totaled $299,312. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Internal combustion engines totaled $239,200. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide totaled $40,008. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) totaled $22,520. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Refined copper, alloys, unwrought rose 362.08 percent compared to last year to $197.9 million.
  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel fell 42.53 percent compared to last year to $7.45 million.
  • Sheet Piling, Welded Angles Etc of Iron or St 7301 rose 52.62 percent compared to last year to $7.43 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 50.11 percent compared to last year to $6.14 million.
  • Misc. steel bars rose 168.09 percent compared to last year to $5.41 million.

Last year Port of New London, Conn. posted total trade with the world of $199.24 million. The Port’s deficit was $198.9 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Chile, Germany, Italy, Belgium and Luxembourg. Exports totaled $172,517 and imports came to $199.07 million.