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Port of Portsmouth, N.H.

Port of Portsmouth, N.H.’s trade totaled $58.06 million for the month of October, $737.98 million through October of 2018, and $1.61 billion 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
1Canada$263.6 M
2United Arab Emirates$104.65 M
3Israel$85.1 M
4United Kingdom$53.11 M
5Belgium$35.71 M
6Norway$35.06 M
7The Netherlands$21.39 M
8Germany$17.93 M
9Spain$16.82 M
10Switzerland$15.07 M

Overall Rank

Port of Portsmouth, N.H.’s trade decreases 46.08 percent through October

Port of Portsmouth, N.H.’s trade with the world fell 46.08 percent, from $1.37 billion to $737.98 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 Portsmouth, N.H. ranked No. 151 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. 134. It finished No. 135 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 Portsmouth, N.H.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Belgium . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Spain, New Zealand, India and Japan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 9.75 percent to $263.6 million.
    Exports fell 98.52 percent to $20,409. Imports fell 9.33 percent to $263.58 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Arab Emirates rose 44.7 percent to $104.65 million.
    Exports rose 44.7 percent to $104.65 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Israel rose 79.14 percent to $85.1 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 88.69 percent to $85.1 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom fell 29.19 percent to $53.11 million.
    Exports fell 27.42 percent to $42.99 million. Imports fell 35.83 percent to $10.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Belgium rose 49.36 percent to $35.71 million.
    Exports rose 48.7 percent to $35.56 million. Imports totaled $158,201.

Port of Portsmouth, N.H.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 73.47 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Portsmouth, N.H. had trade surpluses with 50 countries and deficits with 21 through October. That compares with 46 surpluses and 18 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with United Arab Emirates, $104.65 million; Belgium, $35.4 million; and United Kingdom, $32.88 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $263.56 million; Israel, $85.1 million; and Norway, $33.82 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Pumps for dispensing liquids; Isotope-separating machinery, nuclear equipment; Lard; Other Pig Fat and Poultry Fat, Rendered 1501; and Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 71.36 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Value added to a returned import; Petroleum products; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; and Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites, accounting for 93.57 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Portsmouth, N.H.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 69.96 percent compared to last year to $68.59 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids fell 0.78 percent compared to last year to $60.61 million.
  • Isotope-separating machinery, nuclear equipment totaled $34.79 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Lard; Other Pig Fat and Poultry Fat, Rendered 1501 rose 37.97 percent compared to last year to $19 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts fell 35.38 percent compared to last year to $12.09 million.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 17.42 percent compared to last year to $189.15 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 1.75 percent compared to last year to $91.92 million.
  • Petroleum products rose 47.05 percent compared to last year to $88.57 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 57.95 percent compared to last year to $50.34 million.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites fell 75.11 percent compared to last year to $14.73 million.

Last year Port of Portsmouth, N.H. posted total trade with the world of $0. The Port’s deficit was $0 . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.