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Port of Springfield, Mass.

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s trade totaled $1.8 million for the month of October, $12.7 million through October of 2018, and $14.74 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
1Japan$8.1 M
2Germany$1.08 M
3Poland$1 M
4Canada$964,082
5China$392,383
6India$222,056
7Switzerland$154,482
8United Arab Emirates$147,524
9South Korea$113,734
10Colombia$108,114

Overall Rank

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s trade increases 1.41 percent through October

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s trade with the world rose 1.41 percent, from $12.52 million to $12.7 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 Springfield, Mass. ranked No. 294 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. 295. It finished No. 296 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 Springfield, Mass.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Poland, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, Poland and Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 32.47 percent to $8.1 million.
    Exports rose 32.47 percent to $8.1 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany fell 10.78 percent to $1.08 million.
    Exports fell 10.78 percent to $1.08 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Poland fell 3.21 percent to $1 million.
    Exports fell 3.21 percent to $1 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada rose 1648.87 percent to $964,082.
    Exports rose 3591.58 percent to $900,082. Imports rose 108.17 percent to $64,000.
  • Trade with No. 5 China rose 234.62 percent to $392,383.
    Exports rose 234.97 percent to $323,566. Imports rose 232.96 percent to $68,817.

Port of Springfield, Mass.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 90.88 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Springfield, Mass. had trade surpluses with 28 countries and deficits with one through October. That compares with 32 surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Japan, $8.1 million; Germany, $1.08 million; and Poland, $1 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Pakistan, $2,157; Singapore, $0; and Malaysia, $0.

Through October it’s top exports were Value added to a returned import; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Medical equipment for physicals; Instruments to measure flow levels, parts; and Firearm parts and accessories, in that order. Those accounted for 99.22 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Machine tools for drilling, boring, milling; Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted; Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; and Swimwear, track suits, skit suits, knit or crochet, accounting for 98.57 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Value added to a returned import rose 37.32 percent compared to last year to $10.28 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts fell 7.16 percent compared to last year to $960,366.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 60.17 percent compared to last year to $789,858.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts totaled $348,465. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Firearm parts and accessories totaled $71,844. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Machine tools for drilling, boring, milling totaled $64,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted totaled $54,810. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry totaled $15,446. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted rose 11.81 percent compared to last year to $10,052.
  • Swimwear, track suits, skit suits, knit or crochet totaled $3,955. 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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.