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Port of Pensacola, Fla.

Port of Pensacola, Fla.’s trade totaled $2.36 million for the month of August, $60.71 million through August of 2019, and $62.17 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
1Brazil$26.75 M
2China$19.22 M
3Mexico$6.6 M
4South Korea$3.8 M
5India$1.76 M
6Bahamas$805,908
7Japan$719,823
8Israel$423,218
9Germany$277,992
10Serbia$270,272

Overall Rank

Port of Pensacola, Fla.’s trade increases 167.05 percent through August

Port of Pensacola, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 167.05 percent, from $22.73 million to $60.71 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 Pensacola, Fla. ranked No. 228 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 Pensacola, Fla.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Israel, Bahamas, China and South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Brazil totaled $26.75 million.
    Exports totaled $10,351. Imports totaled $26.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 5129.7 percent to $19.22 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 6470.84 percent to $19.22 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico fell 61.31 percent to $6.6 million.
    Exports fell 67.09 percent to $4.88 million. Imports fell 22.59 percent to $1.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea rose 1138.2 percent to $3.8 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1138.2 percent to $3.8 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 India totaled $1.76 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.76 million.

Port of Pensacola, Fla.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 95.75 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Pensacola, Fla. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 11 through August. That compares with four surpluses and seven deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Mexico, $3.17 million; Israel, $423,218; and Canada, $13,839. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Brazil, $26.73 million; China, $19.22 million; and South Korea, $3.8 million.

Through August its top exports were Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Paper, paperboard scrap; Misc. coated paper, paperboard; and Plastic boxes, containers, in that order. Those accounted for 99.81 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Electric motor, generator parts; Misc. engines and motors, parts; Electric motors, generators, not sets; and Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers, accounting for 95.57 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Pensacola, Fla.’s exports:

  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 68.35 percent compared to last year to $4.74 million.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard fell 88.85 percent compared to last year to $476,271.
  • Paper, paperboard scrap totaled $70,312. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. coated paper, paperboard totaled $21,329. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastic boxes, containers totaled $20,659. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears rose 3198.4 percent compared to last year to $23.4 million.
  • Electric motor, generator parts rose 609717 percent compared to last year to $17.5 million.
  • Misc. engines and motors, parts totaled $10.19 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets totaled $950,988. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers fell 35.62 percent compared to last year to $868,275.

Last year Port of Pensacola, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $62.17 million. The Port’s deficit was $2.53 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were China, Mexico, Brazil, Israel and Japan. Exports totaled $29.82 million and imports came to $32.35 million.