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Port of Springfield, Mass.

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s trade totaled $1.15 million for the month of February, $2.59 million through February of 2019, and $16.4 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
1Japan$1.83 M
2China$213,087
3Poland$208,210
4Germany$145,653
5Turkey$23,631
6United Arab Emirates$22,367
7South Korea$21,150
8Switzerland$20,650
9India$18,330
10Colombia$17,240

Overall Rank

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s trade increases 37.7 percent through February

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s trade with the world rose 37.7 percent, from $1.88 million to $2.59 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 Springfield, Mass. ranked No. 271 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 Springfield, Mass.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Poland, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Turkey . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, Germany, Poland, China and Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 69.81 percent to $1.83 million.
    Exports rose 69.81 percent to $1.83 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 70.19 percent to $213,087.
    Exports rose 277.91 percent to $213,087. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Poland rose 26.31 percent to $208,210.
    Exports rose 26.31 percent to $208,210. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 42.17 percent to $145,653.
    Exports fell 42.17 percent to $145,653. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Turkey totaled $23,631.
    Exports totaled $23,631. There were no imports.

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 93.45 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Springfield, Mass. had trade surpluses with 17 countries and deficits with one through February. That compares with 14 surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Japan, $1.83 million; China, $213,087; and Poland, $208,210. The top three deficits through February of this year were with United Kingdom, $864; Macao, $0; and Taiwan, $0.

Through February it’s top exports were Value added to a returned import; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Medical equipment for physicals; Laser-based medical equipment, parts; and Medical technology, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. plastic articles; Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber; Screws, nuts, bolts, washers; Titanium, including waste and scrap; and Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Springfield, Mass.’s exports:

  • Value added to a returned import rose 51.24 percent compared to last year to $2.24 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 26.31 percent compared to last year to $208,210.
  • Medical equipment for physicals fell 17.39 percent compared to last year to $140,974.
  • Laser-based medical equipment, parts totaled $3,499. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Medical technology totaled $2,771. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Misc. plastic articles totaled $864. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Screws, nuts, bolts, washers totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Titanium, including waste and scrap totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Springfield, Mass. 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.