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Port of Paulsboro, N.J.

Port of Paulsboro, N.J.’s trade totaled $0 for the month of October, $115,050 through October of 2018, and $836.44 million for all of 2017, 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
1India$70,235
2China$36,427
3Spain$8,388

Overall Rank

January – December 2017

Port of Paulsboro, N.J. Top Trading Partners

Total trade: $836.44 million

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Saudi Arabia $452,998,590
2Iraq $173,535,845
3Colombia $81,106,521
4Canada $22,546,538
5Peru $21,413,102
6Russia $19,312,776
7Venezuela $15,193,415
8Belgium $14,820,000
9Gibraltar $9,420,000
10Nigeria $8,225,930

January – December 2017

Top U.S. Trading Partners

Total U.S. trade: $3.89 trillion

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $635,966,594,548
2Canada $582,446,910,813
3Mexico $557,033,857,620
4Japan $204,239,482,434
5Germany $171,237,510,586
6South Korea $119,440,710,726
7United Kingdom $109,403,656,910
8France $82,469,431,746
9India $74,331,747,932
10Italy $68,286,326,460

Port of Paulsboro, N.J.’s trade decreases 60.2 percent through December

Port of Paulsboro, N.J.’s trade with the world fell 60.2 percent, from $2.1 billion to $836.44 million in 2017 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 $3.89 trillion, with exports at $1.55 trillion and imports at $2.34 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 6.77 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 6.4 percent and imports rose 7.02 percent.

Port of Paulsboro, N.J. ranked No. 154 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through December of 2017. During the same period of 2016 it ranked No. 121. It finished No. 121 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 December Port of Paulsboro, N.J.’s top five trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Iraq, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Peru . Through the same period of the previous year, the top five spots were held by Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Colombia, Belgium and Canada, respectively

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Saudi Arabia fell 47.99 percent to $453 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 47.99 percent to $453 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Iraq fell 61.62 percent to $173.54 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 61.49 percent to $173.54 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Colombia fell 80.88 percent to $81.11 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 80.88 percent to $81.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada fell 33.12 percent to $22.55 million.
    Exports fell 45.66 percent to $11.25 million. Imports fell 13.18 percent to $11.3 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Peru rose 69.04 percent to $21.41 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 69.04 percent to $21.41 million.

Port of Paulsboro, N.J.’s top five trading partners through December accounted for 89.86 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Paulsboro, N.J. had trade surpluses with 14 countries and deficits with 10 through December. That compares with 24 surpluses and 12 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through December of this year were with Belgium, $14.82 million; Gibraltar, $9.42 million; and Nigeria, $8.23 million. The top three deficits through December of this year were with Saudi Arabia, $453 million; Iraq, $173.54 million; and Colombia, $81.11 million.

January – December 2017

Top Exports from Port of Paulsboro, N.J.

Total Exports: $58 million

RankCommodityTotal YTD
1Gasoline, other fuels $53,781,166
2Petroleum products $3,633,202
3Exports returned, without change $200,267
4Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps $88,883
5Preparations for animal feeding $84,581
6Misc. builders’ plastics $58,000
7Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools $43,916
8Soups, broths and preparations $26,601
9Paper, paperboard scrap $18,750
10Scrap iron, steel $15,330

January – December 2017

Top Imports from Port of Paulsboro, N.J.

Total Imports: $778.44 million

RankCommodityTotal YTD
1Oil $723,941,529
2Gasoline, other fuels $54,386,469
3Paper cartons, office box files, etc. $109,362
4Veg, Fruit, Nuts Etc, Prep or Pres By Vinegar 2001 $0
5Oils derived from high temperature coal tar $0
6Misc. human glands, heparin $0
7Plastic floor and wall coverings $0
8Glassware for kitchens, bathrooms $0
9Copper waste and scrap $0
10Electric water, space, soil heaters $0

Through December it’s top five exports by value December were Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum products; Exports returned, without change; Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps; and Preparations for animal feeding, in that order. Those accounted for 99.63 percent of its total outbound trade. The value of the Port’s top five imports December were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Paper cartons, office box files, etc.; Veg, Fruit, Nuts Etc, Prep or Pres By Vinegar 2001; and Oils derived from high temperature coal tar, accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Paulsboro, N.J.’s exports:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 71.88 percent compared to last year to $53.78 million.
  • Petroleum products fell 19.6 percent compared to last year to $3.63 million.
  • Exports returned, without change totaled $200,267. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps fell 44.76 percent compared to last year to $88,883.
  • Preparations for animal feeding rose 9.13 percent compared to last year to $84,581.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 58.73 percent compared to last year to $723.94 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 61.3 percent compared to last year to $54.39 million.
  • Paper cartons, office box files, etc. totaled $109,362. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Veg, Fruit, Nuts Etc, Prep or Pres By Vinegar 2001 totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Oils derived from high temperature coal tar totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Paulsboro, N.J. posted total trade with the world of $2.1 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.69 billion . At the end of the year, the region’s top five partners were Canada, Iceland, Germany, United Kingdom and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $205.74 million and imports came to $1.9 billion.