|1||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$328,984|
|2||Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld||$123,777|
|3||Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade||$78,291|
|4||Machinery for heating and sterilizing||$69,301|
|5||Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved||$61,364|
|6||Misc. printed matter, including photos||$50,724|
|7||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$43,930|
|8||Misc. engines and motors, parts||$42,112|
|9||Electric ignition equipment||$36,463|
|10||Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing||$36,387|
|1||Aluminum, unwrought||$113.1 M|
|2||Portland, aluminous and slag cement||$12.61 M|
|3||Motorboats and yachts||$1.98 M|
|4||Value added to a returned import||$1.13 M|
|6||Men's or boys' slacks, suits, not knit||$68,887|
|7||Men's or boys' shirts, not knitted or crocheted||$45,769|
|8||Misc. iron and steel articles||$28,335|
|10||Electric motor, generator parts||$3,339|
Port of Oswego, N.Y.’s trade decreases 3.64 percent through October
Port of Oswego, N.Y.’s trade with the world fell 3.64 percent, from $136.02 million to $131.07 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.
Port of Oswego, N.Y. ranked No. 208 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 202. It finished No. 206 in the last full year.
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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.
Through October Port of Oswego, N.Y.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 South Africa . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Taiwan and South Africa, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 5.06 percent to $129.14 million.
Exports rose 3.74 percent to $1.22 million. Imports fell 5.14 percent to $127.93 million.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom totaled $792,000.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $792,000.
- Trade with No. 3 Australia totaled $575,000.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $575,000.
- Trade with No. 4 Taiwan totaled $385,000.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $385,000.
- Trade with No. 5 South Africa totaled $114,656.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $114,656.
Port of Oswego, N.Y.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.95 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Oswego, N.Y. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with eight through October. That compares with zero surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Colombia, $5,000; China, $24,438; and Spain, $34,602. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $126.71 million; United Kingdom, $792,000; and Australia, $575,000.
Through October it’s top exports were Pumps for dispensing liquids; Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Machinery for heating and sterilizing; and Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved, in that order. Those accounted for 54.45 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aluminum, unwrought; Portland, aluminous and slag cement; Motorboats and yachts; Value added to a returned import; and Pebbles, gravel, accounting for 99.87 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port of Oswego, N.Y.’s exports:
- Pumps for dispensing liquids totaled $328,984. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld totaled $123,777. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade totaled $78,291. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Machinery for heating and sterilizing rose 43.35 percent compared to last year to $69,301.
- Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved totaled $61,364. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- Aluminum, unwrought fell 6.76 percent compared to last year to $113.1 million.
- Portland, aluminous and slag cement fell 3.11 percent compared to last year to $12.61 million.
- Motorboats and yachts totaled $1.98 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Value added to a returned import rose 108.49 percent compared to last year to $1.13 million.
- Pebbles, gravel totaled $862,448. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
Last year Port of Oswego, N.Y. 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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.