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Port of Rochester, N.Y.

Port of Rochester, N.Y.’s trade totaled $1.32 million for the month of October, $18.97 million through October of 2018, and $24.01 million 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$5.96 M
2United Kingdom$5.23 M
3Belgium$1.53 M
4Germany$1.06 M
5China$895,025
6Taiwan$619,546
7France$593,654
8Singapore$395,285
9Bulgaria$312,092
10Mexico$289,593

Overall Rank

Port of Rochester, N.Y.’s trade decreases 11.48 percent through October

Port of Rochester, N.Y.’s trade with the world fell 11.48 percent, from $21.43 million to $18.97 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 Rochester, N.Y. ranked No. 283 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. 271. It finished No. 278 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 Rochester, N.Y.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Sweden, Taiwan, Belgium and Hong Kong, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 3.91 percent to $5.96 million.
    Exports fell 51.01 percent to $587,972. Imports rose 18.44 percent to $5.37 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom rose 693.93 percent to $5.23 million.
    Exports rose 844.67 percent to $5.2 million. Imports fell 75.77 percent to $26,139.
  • Trade with No. 3 Belgium rose 16.57 percent to $1.53 million.
    Exports rose 16.57 percent to $1.53 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 96.72 percent to $1.06 million.
    Exports rose 80.76 percent to $890,070. Imports rose 266.75 percent to $169,592.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 11.52 percent to $895,025.
    Exports rose 33.39 percent to $386,672. Imports fell 29.56 percent to $508,353.

Port of Rochester, N.Y.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 77.4 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Rochester, N.Y. had trade surpluses with 31 countries and deficits with 11 through October. That compares with 34 surpluses and 12 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with United Kingdom, $5.18 million; Belgium, $1.53 million; and Germany, $720,478. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $4.79 million; Taiwan, $619,546; and France, $299,692.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical equipment for physicals; Cell phones, related equipment; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Time of Day Recording Appar Etc, With Clock E 9106, in that order. Those accounted for 68.14 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Portland, aluminous and slag cement; Value added to a returned import; Returned exports, with change; Firearms other than handguns; and Equipment, parts for exercising, accounting for 83.4 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Rochester, N.Y.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 20197 percent compared to last year to $4.98 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 9.28 percent compared to last year to $899,093.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 89.53 percent compared to last year to $679,285.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 243.51 percent compared to last year to $668,035.
  • Time of Day Recording Appar Etc, With Clock E 9106 rose 21.53 percent compared to last year to $578,189.

On the import side:

  • Portland, aluminous and slag cement rose 13.17 percent compared to last year to $4.68 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 10.12 percent compared to last year to $534,253.
  • Returned exports, with change totaled $442,987. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Firearms other than handguns rose 904.75 percent compared to last year to $316,576.
  • Equipment, parts for exercising rose 1974.19 percent compared to last year to $289,474.

Last year Port of Rochester, N.Y. 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.