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Port of Rochester, N.Y.

Port of Rochester, N.Y.’s trade totaled $843,560 for the month of February, $1.57 million through February of 2019, and $27.28 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
1Germany$505,224
2Canada$369,272
3China$200,249
4South Korea$146,783
5Taiwan$98,282
6United Kingdom$79,557
7Peru$31,726
8Singapore$30,585
9India$28,204
10United Arab Emirates$15,600

Overall Rank

Port of Rochester, N.Y.’s trade decreases 28.23 percent through February

Port of Rochester, N.Y.’s trade with the world fell 28.23 percent, from $2.19 million to $1.57 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 Rochester, N.Y. ranked No. 288 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 Rochester, N.Y.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Taiwan . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Belgium, Germany, Philippines, China and Canada, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 28.38 percent to $505,224.
    Exports fell 20.44 percent to $446,937. Imports fell 59.43 percent to $58,287.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 311.9 percent to $369,272.
    Exports rose 363.24 percent to $354,858. Imports rose 10.47 percent to $14,414.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 78.67 percent to $200,249.
    Exports rose 105.84 percent to $165,987. Imports rose 8.97 percent to $34,262.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea totaled $146,783.
    Exports totaled $146,783. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Taiwan rose 298.76 percent to $98,282.
    Exports totaled $44,702. Imports rose 117.39 percent to $53,580.

Port of Rochester, N.Y.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 83.8 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Rochester, N.Y. had trade surpluses with 17 countries and deficits with three through February. That compares with 16 surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Germany, $388,650; Canada, $340,444; and South Korea, $146,783. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Taiwan, $8,878; Italy, $7,771; and Poland, $3,122.

Through February it’s top exports were Ceramic lab supplies; Cell phones, related equipment; Parts for heavy machinery; Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines; and Time of Day Recording Appar Etc, With Clock E 9106, in that order. Those accounted for 58.5 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Firearms other than handguns; Medical equipment for physicals; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Electric Filament or Discharge Lamps, Parts 8539; and Electric motor, generator parts, accounting for 82.16 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Ceramic lab supplies totaled $235,687. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 16.28 percent compared to last year to $190,746.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 459.22 percent compared to last year to $138,452.
  • Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines totaled $133,697. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Time of Day Recording Appar Etc, With Clock E 9106 fell 39.81 percent compared to last year to $96,521.

On the import side:

  • Firearms other than handguns rose 1687.79 percent compared to last year to $53,580.
  • Medical equipment for physicals totaled $53,550. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears totaled $40,020. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electric Filament or Discharge Lamps, Parts 8539 totaled $19,215. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electric motor, generator parts totaled $10,893. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.