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Port of Pascagoula, Miss.

Port of Pascagoula, Miss.’s trade totaled $559.8 million for the month of August, $4.2 billion through August of 2019, and $6.33 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
1Panama$668.74 M
2Venezuela$494.13 M
3Belgium$482.99 M
4Brazil$383.69 M
5Honduras$292.24 M
6Colombia$229.03 M
7Guatemala$225.43 M
8Gibraltar$160.99 M
9Nigeria$135.81 M
10Trinidad and Tobago$133.51 M

Overall Rank

Port of Pascagoula, Miss.’s trade increases 2 percent through August

Port of Pascagoula, Miss.’s trade with the world rose 2 percent, from $4.11 billion to $4.2 billion 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 Pascagoula, Miss. ranked No. 84 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 Pascagoula, Miss.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Panama, No. 2 Venezuela, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Honduras. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Panama, Venezuela, Belgium, Brazil and Nigeria, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Panama fell 11.98 percent to $668.74 million.
    Exports fell 11.98 percent to $668.74 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Venezuela fell 34.47 percent to $494.13 million.
    Exports fell 57.76 percent to $517,193. Imports fell 34.44 percent to $493.61 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Belgium rose 3.44 percent to $482.99 million.
    Exports rose 20.7 percent to $110.29 million. Imports fell 0.75 percent to $372.7 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Brazil rose 30.5 percent to $383.69 million.
    Exports fell 31.73 percent to $93.64 million. Imports rose 84.9 percent to $290.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Honduras rose 24.5 percent to $292.24 million.
    Exports rose 24.39 percent to $291.97 million. Imports totaled $269,991.

Port of Pascagoula, Miss.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 55.32 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Pascagoula, Miss. had trade surpluses with 27 countries and deficits with 22 through August. That compares with 33 surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Panama, $668.74 million; Honduras, $291.7 million; and Guatemala, $225.43 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Venezuela, $493.09 million; Belgium, $262.42 million; and Colombia, $229.02 million.

Through August its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum products; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; and Misc.nonelectric machinery parts, in that order. Those accounted for 99.82 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Floating or submersible docks, platforms; Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames; and Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, accounting for 99.92 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Pascagoula, Miss.’s exports:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 4.46 percent compared to last year to $1.94 billion.
  • Petroleum products rose 4.87 percent compared to last year to $76.52 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 24.22 percent compared to last year to $15.48 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade totaled $4.33 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc.nonelectric machinery parts totaled $1.3 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 13.47 percent compared to last year to $1.42 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 19.67 percent compared to last year to $639.62 million.
  • Floating or submersible docks, platforms totaled $65.59 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames totaled $14.42 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade totaled $7.63 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Pascagoula, Miss. posted total trade with the world of $6.33 billion. The Port’s surplus was $94.48 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Venezuela, Panama, Belgium, Brazil and Honduras. Exports totaled $3.21 billion and imports came to $3.12 billion.