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Port of Springfield, Mass.

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s trade totaled $940,782 for the month of August, $7.56 million through August 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$2.26 M
2China$2.11 M
3Poland$974,265
4Germany$973,256
5Turkey$392,757
6Switzerland$133,524
7India$117,925
8United Arab Emirates$77,473
9Brazil$77,304
10Chile$72,077

Overall Rank

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s trade decreases 20.68 percent through August

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s trade with the world fell 20.68 percent, from $9.53 million to $7.56 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 Springfield, Mass. ranked No. 296 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 Springfield, Mass.’s top trade partners 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, Canada, Germany, Poland and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan fell 60.59 percent to $2.26 million.
    Exports fell 60.59 percent to $2.26 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 658.55 percent to $2.11 million.
    Exports rose 908.56 percent to $2.11 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Poland rose 28.64 percent to $974,265.
    Exports rose 28.64 percent to $974,265. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 11 percent to $973,256.
    Exports rose 2.94 percent to $902,598. Imports totaled $70,658.
  • Trade with No. 5 Turkey rose 2102.05 percent to $392,757.
    Exports rose 2102.05 percent to $392,757. There were no imports.

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 88.71 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Springfield, Mass. had trade surpluses with 28 countries and deficits with three through August. That compares with 26 surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Japan, $2.26 million; China, $2.11 million; and Poland, $974,265. The top three deficits through August of this year were with France, $13,500; South Africa, $10,305; and United Kingdom, $4,242.

Through August its top exports were Value added to a returned import; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Medical equipment for physicals; Titanium, including waste and scrap; and Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes, in that order. Those accounted for 99.51 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Leather and composite leather apparel; Misc. plastic articles; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Value added to a returned import fell 22.08 percent compared to last year to $5.83 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 30.59 percent compared to last year to $989,028.
  • Medical equipment for physicals fell 17.34 percent compared to last year to $567,828.
  • Titanium, including waste and scrap fell 13.43 percent compared to last year to $25,139.
  • Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes totaled $11,721. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment totaled $70,658. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks totaled $13,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Leather and composite leather apparel rose 377.75 percent compared to last year to $10,305.
  • Misc. plastic articles totaled $4,242. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import 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 $16.4 million. The Port’s surplus was $15.95 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Japan, Germany, Poland, Canada and China. Exports totaled $16.17 million and imports came to $224,151.