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Port of Portsmouth, N.H.

Port of Portsmouth, N.H.’s trade totaled $242.63 million for the month of February, $343.33 million through February of 2019, and $1.56 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
1United Arab Emirates$158.44 M
2Canada$97.44 M
3Ireland$34.93 M
4United Kingdom$10.07 M
5Switzerland$8.51 M
6Norway$6.72 M
7Algeria$6 M
8Sweden$5.29 M
9Chile$4.59 M
10Germany$3.43 M

Overall Rank

Port of Portsmouth, N.H.’s trade increases 128.29 percent through February

Port of Portsmouth, N.H.’s trade with the world rose 128.29 percent, from $150.39 million to $343.33 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 Portsmouth, N.H. ranked No. 121 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 Portsmouth, N.H.’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Arab Emirates, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Switzerland . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Norway, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and Algeria, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Arab Emirates rose 12824 percent to $158.44 million.
    Exports rose 12824 percent to $158.44 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 102.93 percent to $97.44 million.
    Exports totaled $19.82 million. Imports rose 61.66 percent to $77.62 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Ireland rose 917.39 percent to $34.93 million.
    Exports fell 87.5 percent to $429,315. Imports totaled $34.5 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom rose 32.65 percent to $10.07 million.
    Exports fell 32.6 percent to $5.09 million. Imports rose 13627 percent to $4.98 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Switzerland rose 72.74 percent to $8.51 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 73.31 percent to $8.51 million.

Port of Portsmouth, N.H.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 90.11 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Portsmouth, N.H. had trade surpluses with 18 countries and deficits with nine through February. That compares with 30 surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with United Arab Emirates, $158.44 million; Taiwan, $1.58 million; and The Netherlands, $679,722. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $57.81 million; Ireland, $34.07 million; and Switzerland, $8.51 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Navigational equipment; Military weapons, excluding pistols; Gasoline, other fuels; Firearm parts and accessories; and Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 93.02 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 94.05 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Navigational equipment totaled $118.82 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Military weapons, excluding pistols totaled $21.66 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Gasoline, other fuels totaled $19.77 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Firearm parts and accessories totaled $15.51 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles rose 1313.69 percent compared to last year to $2.45 million.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 14.79 percent compared to last year to $51.83 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 842.09 percent compared to last year to $43.6 million.
  • Petroleum products rose 177.73 percent compared to last year to $22.03 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons fell 59.51 percent compared to last year to $16.76 million.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 73.31 percent compared to last year to $8.51 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.