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Port of Port Canaveral, Fla.

Port of Port Canaveral, Fla.’s trade totaled $115.66 million for the month of August, $1.09 billion through August of 2019, and $1.6 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
1South Korea$187.23 M
2Colombia$122.04 M
3Mexico$96.96 M
4Canada$80.66 M
5The Netherlands$79.8 M
6Russia$60.15 M
7Germany$59.38 M
8India$58.11 M
9United Kingdom$46.66 M
10Portugal$36.66 M

Overall Rank

Port of Port Canaveral, Fla.’s trade decreases 6.23 percent through August

Port of Port Canaveral, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 6.23 percent, from $1.16 billion to $1.09 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 Port Canaveral, Fla. ranked No. 135 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 Port Canaveral, Fla.’s top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Colombia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 The Netherlands. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, India, South Korea, Mexico and Venezuela, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 South Korea rose 27.53 percent to $187.23 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 27.53 percent to $187.23 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Colombia rose 892.23 percent to $122.04 million.
    Exports rose 7.39 percent to $12,887. Imports rose 893.09 percent to $122.03 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico fell 27.57 percent to $96.96 million.
    Exports totaled $2.18 million. Imports fell 29.2 percent to $94.78 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada fell 54.24 percent to $80.66 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 54.12 percent to $80.66 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands rose 162.73 percent to $79.8 million.
    Exports fell 96.04 percent to $225,828. Imports rose 222.5 percent to $79.57 million.

Port of Port Canaveral, Fla.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 51.93 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. had trade surpluses with 10 countries and deficits with 52 through August. That compares with five surpluses and 55 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Costa Rica, $764,414; Panama, $714,370; and Dominican Republic, $556,138. The top three deficits through August of this year were with South Korea, $187.23 million; Colombia, $122.01 million; and Mexico, $92.6 million.

Through August its top exports were Jewelry, parts; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames; Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures; and Rubber conveyor or transmission belts, in that order. Those accounted for 52.7 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Newsprint, in rolls or sheets; and Nitrites, nitrates, accounting for 90.73 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Jewelry, parts rose 25.19 percent compared to last year to $3.41 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts totaled $2.28 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames rose 205.26 percent compared to last year to $1.64 million.
  • Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures rose 301.56 percent compared to last year to $1.62 million.
  • Rubber conveyor or transmission belts rose 157.79 percent compared to last year to $1.42 million.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 1.17 percent compared to last year to $731.55 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 42.77 percent compared to last year to $122.38 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 18.64 percent compared to last year to $65.4 million.
  • Newsprint, in rolls or sheets rose 16.28 percent compared to last year to $30.42 million.
  • Nitrites, nitrates rose 70.47 percent compared to last year to $22.38 million.

Last year Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $1.6 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.53 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Mexico, India, Canada, South Korea and Venezuela. Exports totaled $34.87 million and imports came to $1.57 billion.