Port of Boston
Foreign Trade

Foreign imports to Port of Boston in 2014 were $10,349,059,421. Exports in 2014 were $1,179,211,816.

Country information about foreign trade with Port of Boston is availble for imports and exports.

The value of container cargo imported into Port of Boston represented 36.6% of all vessel imports, $3,791,312,948 versus $10,349,059,421.

By weight, container cargo imports represented 10.4% of all vessel shippments, 1,013,046,309 (kg) versus 9,757,818,372 (kg).

Complete details for vessel and container imports and exports since 2003 are shown in the tables and charts below.

Vessel measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $10,349,059,421  $1,179,211,816
2013  $9,930,206,127  $1,233,960,571
2012  $10,144,307,541  $1,318,888,136
2011  $9,346,127,496  $1,766,700,249
2010  $7,967,921,616  $1,460,351,106
2009  $6,976,976,571  $1,317,558,321
2008  $9,757,719,011  $1,873,497,367
2007  $8,723,563,644  $1,591,157,191
2006  $7,921,249,597  $1,292,834,383
2005  $7,373,874,296  $1,097,708,725
2004  $5,962,574,452  $850,348,102
2003  $5,022,843,578  $791,249,050


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $3,791,312,948  $744,496,317
2013  $3,629,856,750  $705,459,790
2012  $4,058,800,725  $687,902,813
2011  $3,858,279,414  $945,971,173
2010  $2,693,615,013  $892,024,202
2009  $2,740,930,700  $838,559,696
2008  $3,329,800,499  $1,035,107,927
2007  $3,217,614,974  $999,818,607
2006  $2,501,918,932  $829,497,815
2005  $2,103,782,587  $791,841,753
2004  $1,872,994,550  $552,391,009
2003  $1,904,420,277  $539,589,562


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  9,757,818,372  1,260,364,090
2013  9,652,007,474  1,431,279,266
2012  9,972,159,326  1,502,568,663
2011  10,116,411,701  1,722,066,547
2010  12,265,479,308  1,289,140,173
2009  12,216,844,277  1,673,664,739
2008  12,676,486,477  1,642,662,600
2007  13,969,940,298  1,271,905,023
2006  13,689,945,477  979,493,443
2005  15,408,647,161  968,572,485
2004  15,683,186,284  987,093,768
2003  15,261,154,237  752,505,863


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  1,013,046,309  474,906,250
2013  833,468,328  465,381,503
2012  1,471,507,848  422,187,661
2011  1,343,027,228  424,246,604
2010  742,825,281  319,231,121
2009  834,924,410  414,688,201
2008  1,278,855,926  315,830,155
2007  1,084,118,348  338,033,796
2006  805,585,273  316,635,112
2005  841,641,883  362,271,952
2004  681,221,631  294,580,086
2003  852,612,729  218,026,019


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Complete import and export trade data is available from the
Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau
usatrade.census.gov
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