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Port of Pensacola, Fla.

Port of Pensacola, Fla.’s trade totaled $10.25 million for the month of October, $43.16 million through October of 2018, and $20.42 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
1Mexico$19.77 M
2China$9.72 M
3Brazil$7.32 M
4Israel$4.27 M
5Canada$482,917
6Bahamas$420,575
7South Korea$414,740
8Germany$401,662
9India$156,780
10Venezuela$151,900

Overall Rank

Port of Pensacola, Fla.’s trade increases 119.09 percent through October

Port of Pensacola, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 119.09 percent, from $19.7 million to $43.16 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 Pensacola, Fla. ranked No. 251 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. 275. It finished No. 286 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 Pensacola, Fla.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Brazil, Colombia, China, Turkey and Israel, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico totaled $19.77 million.
    Exports totaled $16.75 million. Imports totaled $3.02 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 126.78 percent to $9.72 million.
    Exports totaled $75,000. Imports rose 125.03 percent to $9.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil rose 61.58 percent to $7.32 million.
    Exports rose 61.94 percent to $7.32 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Israel rose 186.04 percent to $4.27 million.
    Exports rose 186.04 percent to $4.27 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 191.27 percent to $482,917.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 198.79 percent to $482,917.

Port of Pensacola, Fla.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 96.28 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Pensacola, Fla. had trade surpluses with six countries and deficits with nine through October. That compares with four surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Mexico, $13.73 million; Brazil, $7.32 million; and Israel, $4.27 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $9.57 million; Canada, $482,917; and South Korea, $414,740.

Through October it’s top exports were Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Firearm parts and accessories; and Wood pulp from mechanical, chemical processes, in that order. Those accounted for 99.3 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; Aluminum waste and scrap; Cane, beet sugar, solid form; and Pebbles, gravel, accounting for 93.11 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade totaled $16.78 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts totaled $7.15 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard rose 18.83 percent compared to last year to $4.27 million.
  • Firearm parts and accessories totaled $172,405. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Wood pulp from mechanical, chemical processes totaled $76,465. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears rose 98.74 percent compared to last year to $10.1 million.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers totaled $1.97 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Aluminum waste and scrap totaled $523,446. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cane, beet sugar, solid form totaled $515,469. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Pebbles, gravel fell 49.23 percent compared to last year to $410,490.

Last year Port of Pensacola, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $40.87 million. The Port’s surplus was $35.91 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $38.39 million and imports came to $2.48 million.