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Top 10 commodities by value

  Exports1   Imports1  
1 Nuclear, reactors, boilers machinery $3,572 Nuclear, reactors, boilers machinery $9,830
2 Pharmaceutical products 2,066 Electrical machinery 3,937
3 Plastics 1,845 Vehicles, not railway 2,976
4 Vehicles, not railway 1,819 Furniture and bedding 2,718
5 Organic chemicals 1,187 Pharmaceutical products 2,548
6 Wood 1,105 Plastics 2,057
7 Miscellaneous grain, seed, fruit 1,011 Toys, games, sports equipment 1,402
8 Electrical machinery 961 Organic chemicals 1,289
9 Miscellaneous chemical products 928 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,270
10 Tobacco 829 Iron or steel 1,160

1 In millions of U.S. dollars for 2017 at the Port of Virginia.
Sources:  U.S. Department of Commerce; Census Bureau; Virginia Maritime Association; Port of Virginia

 

Top 10 commodities by short tons

  Exports1   Imports1  
1 Mineral fuel, oil, etc. 35,518 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery 964
2 Miscellaneous grain, seed, fruit 3,174 Salt; sulfur; earth; stone 869
3 Wood 2,744 Furniture and bedding 775
4 Woodpulp, etc. 1,734 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 680
5 Food waste; animal feed 1,622 Vehicles, not railway 633
6 Plastics 590 Plastics 488
7 Cereals 454 Stone, plaster, cement 478
8 Paper and paperboard 415 Mineral fuel, oil, etc. 463
9 Fertilizers 382 Electrical machinery 432
10 Organic chemicals 310 Iron and steel 431

1 In thousands of short tons for 2017 at the Port of Virginia. A short ton equals 2,000 pounds.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Virginia Maritime Association, Virginia Port Authority

 

Top 10 trading partners by value

  Exports1   Imports1  
1 China $3,065 China $11,193
2 Brazil 2,212 Germany 6,189
3 Belgium 1,947 India 2,845
4 United Kingdom 1,542 Italy 2,432
5 Germany 1,510 Japan 2,124
6 Netherlands 1,330 Malaysia 1,556
7 Japan 1,020 France 1,555
8 India 816 Vietnam 1,491
9 Spain 781 Brazil 1,434
10 Austria 685 United Kingdom 1,262

1 In millions of U.S. dollars for 2017 at the Port of Virginia.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce; Census Bureau; Virginia Maritime Association; Port of Virginia

 

Top 10 trading partners by total cargo

  Exports1   Imports1  
1 China 5,505 China 2,774
2 Brazil 4,816 Germany 1,138
3 India 3,978 India 815
4 Italy 2,996 Brazil 730
5 United Kingdom 2,764 Italy 529
6 Ukraine 2,644 Vietnam 386
7 Netherlands 2,568 France 372
8 Morocco 2,278 Turkey 358
9 Japan 2,223 Spain 316
10 Turkey 1,976 Netherlands 236

1 In thousands of short tons for 2017 at the Port of Virginia. A short ton is equal to 2,000 pounds.
Sources: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Virginia Maritime Association, Virginia Port Authority

 

Top 10 U.S. East Coast container ports

  Port TEUs1 Market share
1 New York/New Jersey 6,710,817 32.3%
2 Savannah, Ga. 4,046,216 19.5
3 Virginia 2,841,020 13.7
4 Charleston, S.C. 2,177,557 10.5
5 Jacksonville, Fla. 1,107,551 5.3
6 Port Everglades, Fla. 1,068,335 5.1
7 Miami 1,047,304 5.0
8 Baltimore 962,484 4.6
9 Philadelphia 545,408 2.6
10 Wilmington, N.C. 259,819 1.3

1 TEU: 20-foot equivalent unit
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce; Census Bureau; Virginia Maritime Association;
American Association of Port Authorities

 

Total cargo by trade lane

  Exports1 Imports1
Africa $1,854 $509
Asia, Northeast 5,300 14,542
Asia, Southeast 1,932 5,158
Caribbean 233 70
Central America 258 176
Europe, North 9,534 14,966
India & others 1,314 3,265
Mediterranean 1,808 4,663
Middle East 1,629 524
North America 18 27
Oceania 268 63
South America 2,850 2,061

1 Total cargo in millions of dollars at the Port of Virginia in 2017.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce; Census Bureau; Virginia Maritime Association; Port of Virginia





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