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Port of Redwood City, Calif.

Port of Redwood City, Calif.’s trade totaled $2.01 million for the month of August, $22.16 million through August of 2019, and $38 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
1Bangladesh$9.75 M
2Canada$7 M
3Australia$2.92 M
4Mexico$1.99 M
5China$492,100
6Germany$8,713
7Haiti$8,300

Overall Rank

Port of Redwood City, Calif.’s trade decreases 31.44 percent through August

Port of Redwood City, Calif.’s trade with the world fell 31.44 percent, from $32.32 million to $22.16 million 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 Redwood City, Calif. ranked No. 260 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 Redwood City, Calif.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Bangladesh, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Ecuador, Malaysia, Canada, Mexico and Australia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Bangladesh totaled $9.75 million.
    Exports totaled $9.75 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 5.76 percent to $7 million.
    Exports rose 2711.41 percent to $149,567. Imports rose 3.59 percent to $6.85 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Australia rose 129.29 percent to $2.92 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 129.29 percent to $2.92 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Mexico fell 6.06 percent to $1.99 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 6.06 percent to $1.99 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 13.03 percent to $492,100.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 13.03 percent to $492,100.

Port of Redwood City, Calif.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.92 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Redwood City, Calif. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with six through August. That compares with two surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Bangladesh, $9.75 million; France, $0; and Malaysia, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $6.7 million; Australia, $2.92 million; and Mexico, $1.99 million.

Through August its top exports were Scrap iron, steel; Computer parts; Computers; Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc.; and Computer chips, in that order. Those accounted for 99.62 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Sands, except metal-bearing; Aluminum ores and concentrates; Pebbles, gravel; Gypsum; and Portland, aluminous and slag cement, accounting for 99.86 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Redwood City, Calif.’s exports:

  • Scrap iron, steel fell 54.99 percent compared to last year to $9.75 million.
  • Computer parts rose 1095.51 percent compared to last year to $63,601.
  • Computers totaled $18,653. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. totaled $15,508. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Computer chips totaled $14,397. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Sands, except metal-bearing fell 4.96 percent compared to last year to $4.27 million.
  • Aluminum ores and concentrates rose 129.29 percent compared to last year to $2.92 million.
  • Pebbles, gravel rose 21.75 percent compared to last year to $2.57 million.
  • Gypsum fell 6.06 percent compared to last year to $1.99 million.
  • Portland, aluminous and slag cement totaled $492,100. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Redwood City, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $38 million. The Port’s surplus was $5.61 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Ecuador, Canada, Malaysia, Mexico and Australia. Exports totaled $21.81 million and imports came to $16.19 million.