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Port of Worcester, Mass.

Port of Worcester, Mass.’s trade totaled $37,737 for the month of October, $71.75 million through October of 2018, and $43.61 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
1Lebanon$70.93 M
2China$238,569
3Canada$157,531
4United Kingdom$78,643
5Germany$62,764
6The Netherlands$55,820
7Switzerland$48,463
8Hungary$44,832
9Russia$32,762
10Thailand$32,027

Overall Rank

January – December 2017

Port of Worcester, Mass. Top Trading Partners

Total trade: $43.61 million

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Lebanon $40,344,608
2Brazil $1,287,886
3Hong Kong $1,182,633
4Germany $209,160
5Canada $190,143
6China $151,977
7Taiwan $47,072
8United Kingdom $37,077
9Belgium $35,065
10India $28,297

January – December 2017

Top U.S. Trading Partners

Total U.S. trade: $3.89 trillion

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $635,966,594,548
2Canada $582,446,910,813
3Mexico $557,033,857,620
4Japan $204,239,482,434
5Germany $171,237,510,586
6South Korea $119,440,710,726
7United Kingdom $109,403,656,910
8France $82,469,431,746
9India $74,331,747,932
10Italy $68,286,326,460

Port of Worcester, Mass.’s trade increases 2397.89 percent through December

Port of Worcester, Mass.’s trade with the world rose 2397.89 percent, from $1.75 million to $43.61 million in 2017 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 $3.89 trillion, with exports at $1.55 trillion and imports at $2.34 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 6.77 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 6.4 percent and imports rose 7.02 percent.

Port of Worcester, Mass. ranked No. 252 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through December of 2017. During the same period of 2016 it ranked No. 364. It finished No. 364 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 December Port of Worcester, Mass.’s top five trade partners were No. 1 Lebanon, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top five spots were held by Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and Canada, respectively

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Lebanon totaled $40.34 million.
    Exports totaled $40.34 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Brazil totaled $1.29 million.
    Exports totaled $1.29 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Hong Kong rose 1787.62 percent to $1.18 million.
    Exports rose 1787.62 percent to $1.18 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 1021.44 percent to $209,160.
    Exports rose 1021.44 percent to $209,160. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 39.71 percent to $190,143.
    Exports rose 416.76 percent to $58,704. Imports rose 5.37 percent to $131,439.

Port of Worcester, Mass.’s top five trading partners through December accounted for 99.1 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Worcester, Mass. had trade surpluses with 12 countries and deficits with eight through December. That compares with 19 surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through December of this year were with Lebanon, $40.34 million; Brazil, $1.29 million; and Hong Kong, $1.18 million. The top three deficits through December of this year were with Canada, $72,735; United Kingdom, $37,077; and Thailand, $11,480.

January – December 2017

Top Exports from Port of Worcester, Mass.

Total Exports: $43.31 million

RankCommodityTotal YTD
1Aircraft $40,000,000
2Cell phones, related equipment $1,287,886
3Misc. plastic plates, sheets and film $1,248,438
4Aircraft parts $222,903
5Instruments to measure flow levels, parts $189,145
6Candles $117,947
7Pumps for dispensing liquids $109,266
8Exports returned, without change $55,680
9Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools $29,323
10Plastic waste, scrap $18,100

January – December 2017

Top Imports from Port of Worcester, Mass.

Total Imports: $298,896

RankCommodityTotal YTD
1Cell phones, related equipment $64,799
2Exports returned, without change $53,831
3Medical equipment for physicals $37,077
4Misc. iron or steel structures and parts $32,083
5Apparel and accessories made of rubber $30,190
6Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber $22,365
7Plastic shoes $14,398
8Printed circuits $11,480
9Gloves, mittens, mitts, knitted or crocheted $8,549
10Misc. plastic articles $7,201

Through December it’s top five exports by value December were Aircraft; Cell phones, related equipment; Misc. plastic plates, sheets and film; Aircraft parts; and Instruments to measure flow levels, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 99.17 percent of its total outbound trade. The value of the Port’s top five imports December were Cell phones, related equipment; Exports returned, without change; Medical equipment for physicals; Misc. iron or steel structures and parts; and Apparel and accessories made of rubber, accounted for 72.93 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Aircraft totaled $40 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $1.29 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. plastic plates, sheets and film totaled $1.25 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Aircraft parts totaled $222,903. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts fell 26.39 percent compared to last year to $189,145.

On the import side:

  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 16.3 percent compared to last year to $64,799.
  • Exports returned, without change rose 167.58 percent compared to last year to $53,831.
  • Medical equipment for physicals totaled $37,077. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. iron or steel structures and parts totaled $32,083. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Apparel and accessories made of rubber totaled $30,190. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Worcester, Mass. posted total trade with the world of $1.75 million. The Port’s surplus was $1.14 million . At the end of the year, the region’s top five partners were Canada, Iceland, Germany, United Kingdom and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $1.45 million and imports came to $300,386.