Port of Gary, Ind.

Port of Gary, Ind.’s trade totaled $6.89 million for the month of June, $6.89 million through June of 2020, and $3.68 million for all of 2019, 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
1Denmark$5.29 M
2Norway$1.47 M
3Spain$94,802
4Sweden$18,354
5China$13,500
6United Kingdom$1,897
7France$1,074

Overall Rank

Port of Gary, Ind.’s trade increases 3260.41 percent through June

Port of Gary, Ind.’s trade with the world rose 3260.41 percent, from $205,057 to $6.89 million through the first six months of 2020 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Port of Gary, Ind. ranked No. 335 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June of 2020.

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 June Port of Gary, Ind.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Denmark, No. 2 Norway, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Denmark, Norway and Spain, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Denmark totaled $5.29 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $5.29 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Norway totaled $1.47 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Spain totaled $94,802.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $94,802.
  • Trade with No. 4 Sweden totaled $18,354.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $18,354.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 54.08 percent to $13,500.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 54.08 percent to $13,500.

Port of Gary, Ind.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 99.96 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Gary, Ind. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with seven through June. That compares with one surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Canada, $0; France, $1,074; and United Kingdom, $1,897. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Denmark, $5.29 million; Norway, $1.47 million; and Spain, $94,802.

Through June its top exports were Misc. engines and motors, parts; Ferroalloys 7202; Misc. iron and steel articles; Miscellaneous machines, parts; and General medical equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 0 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. engines and motors, parts; Ferroalloys 7202; Misc. iron and steel articles; Miscellaneous machines, parts; and General medical equipment, accounting for 99.78 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Gary, Ind.’s exports:

  • Misc. engines and motors, parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Ferroalloys 7202 totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. iron and steel articles totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machines, parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • General medical equipment totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Misc. engines and motors, parts totaled $5.26 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Ferroalloys 7202 totaled $1.47 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. iron and steel articles totaled $119,882. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machines, parts totaled $18,354. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • General medical equipment totaled $13,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Gary, Ind. posted total trade with the world of $3.68 million. The Port’s deficit was $3.24 million. Exports totaled $219,620 and imports came to $3.46 million.