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Port of Pittsburgh Penn.

Port of Pittsburgh Penn.’s trade totaled $90.42 million for the month of February, $111.26 million through February of 2019, and $271.78 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
1Germany$78.53 M
2China$7.97 M
3Jordan$5.84 M
4United Kingdom$2.7 M
5The Netherlands$2.38 M
6Japan$1.59 M
7Taiwan$1.28 M
8France$1.2 M
9Singapore$1.07 M
10Switzerland$958,084

Overall Rank

Port of Pittsburgh Penn.’s trade increases 152.68 percent through February

Port of Pittsburgh Penn.’s trade with the world rose 152.68 percent, from $44.03 million to $111.26 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Port of Pittsburgh Penn. ranked No. 158 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February Port of Pittsburgh Penn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Jordan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 The Netherlands . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Canada, Israel, India and Germany, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 3069.41 percent to $78.53 million.
    Exports rose 12.06 percent to $846,040. Imports rose 4409.32 percent to $77.68 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 5.83 percent to $7.97 million.
    Exports fell 18.93 percent to $2.29 million. Imports rose 0.72 percent to $5.68 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Jordan rose 60780 percent to $5.84 million.
    Exports rose 64793 percent to $5.84 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom rose 10.4 percent to $2.7 million.
    Exports rose 20.9 percent to $1.88 million. Imports fell 8.01 percent to $817,238.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands rose 169.23 percent to $2.38 million.
    Exports rose 171.37 percent to $2.38 million. There were no imports.

Port of Pittsburgh Penn.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 87.55 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Pittsburgh Penn. had trade surpluses with 59 countries and deficits with 19 through February. That compares with 47 surpluses and 24 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Jordan, $5.84 million; The Netherlands, $2.38 million; and Japan, $1.34 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Germany, $76.83 million; China, $3.4 million; and Switzerland, $822,142.

Through February it’s top exports were Miscellaneous machine parts; Microscopes, except optical, parts; Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf; Respiration equipment, etc.; and Laser-based medical equipment, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 57.78 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc.; Miscellaneous electrical machinery; and Machines Etc For Testing Mech Prop of Materia 9024, accounting for 93.89 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Pittsburgh Penn.’s exports:

  • Miscellaneous machine parts rose 1825 percent compared to last year to $3.77 million.
  • Microscopes, except optical, parts rose 273.25 percent compared to last year to $3.72 million.
  • Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf fell 38.4 percent compared to last year to $2.12 million.
  • Respiration equipment, etc. rose 8.32 percent compared to last year to $2.11 million.
  • Laser-based medical equipment, parts rose 21634 percent compared to last year to $1.77 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $77.01 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts fell 47.19 percent compared to last year to $3.88 million.
  • Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. totaled $818,830. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous electrical machinery rose 400.53 percent compared to last year to $440,741.
  • Machines Etc For Testing Mech Prop of Materia 9024 rose 22.77 percent compared to last year to $402,924.

Last year Port of Pittsburgh Penn. posted total trade with the world of $139.24 million. The Port’s deficit was $1.9 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $68.67 million and imports came to $70.57 million.