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Port of Oswego, N.Y.

Port of Oswego, N.Y.’s trade totaled $22.37 million for the month of August, $96.98 million through August of 2019, and $169.48 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$90.48 M
2Egypt$6.5 M

Overall Rank

Port of Oswego, N.Y.’s trade decreases 3.37 percent through August

Port of Oswego, N.Y.’s trade with the world fell 3.37 percent, from $100.36 million to $96.98 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 Oswego, N.Y. ranked No. 208 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 Oswego, N.Y.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Egypt, No. 3 China, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 8.47 percent to $90.48 million.
    Exports fell 29.57 percent to $809,254. Imports fell 8.22 percent to $89.67 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Egypt totaled $6.5 million.
    Exports totaled $6.5 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Australia fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

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

Port of Oswego, N.Y. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with one through August. That compares with zero surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Egypt, $6.5 million; China, $0; and Australia, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $88.86 million; China, $0; and Australia, $0.

Through August its top exports were Soybeans; Medicines in individual dosages; Wine; Trailers and similar vehicles; and Motorboats and yachts, in that order. Those accounted for 93.69 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aluminum, unwrought; Portland, aluminous and slag cement; Value added to a returned import; Granulated slag from iron or steel; and Engine parts, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Oswego, N.Y.’s exports:

  • Soybeans totaled $6.5 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Medicines in individual dosages totaled $102,780. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Wine totaled $102,597. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Trailers and similar vehicles rose 1233.39 percent compared to last year to $78,670.
  • Motorboats and yachts totaled $64,094. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Aluminum, unwrought fell 11.87 percent compared to last year to $77.43 million.
  • Portland, aluminous and slag cement rose 23.76 percent compared to last year to $10.91 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 850.74 percent compared to last year to $1.28 million.
  • Granulated slag from iron or steel totaled $51,351. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Engine parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Oswego, N.Y. posted total trade with the world of $169.48 million. The Port’s deficit was $163.23 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Bangladesh, United Kingdom, Australia and Taiwan. Exports totaled $3.12 million and imports came to $166.35 million.