Port of Boston
Foreign Trade with China

Foreign imports from China to Port of Boston in 2014 were $1,639,530,715, while exports to China were $494,603,074.

The value of container cargo imported into Port of Boston from China represented 99.3% of all vessel imports, $1,628,550,365 versus $1,639,530,715.

By weight, container cargo imports to Port of Boston from China represented 99.5% of all vessel shippments, 381,086,281 (kg) versus 382,841,469 (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  $1,639,530,715  $494,603,074
2013  $1,554,903,517  $500,362,218
2012  $1,523,066,647  $482,154,435
2011  $1,650,076,769  $414,637,321
2010  $1,256,048,982  $464,774,397
2009  $1,311,605,735  $357,511,704
2008  $1,480,196,974  $477,634,748
2007  $1,404,511,371  $358,519,634
2006  $958,394,417  $272,850,739
2005  $794,594,020  $248,546,046
2004  $638,866,426  $145,070,087
2003  $467,382,761  $87,356,009


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $1,628,550,365  $385,126,524
2013  $1,539,897,980  $377,439,951
2012  $1,504,520,582  $336,656,800
2011  $1,627,726,398  $318,863,423
2010  $1,238,958,625  $357,589,429
2009  $1,289,773,218  $270,473,424
2008  $1,440,175,807  $362,293,711
2007  $1,366,589,889  $269,288,217
2006  $928,353,750  $208,082,584
2005  $720,276,294  $203,604,583
2004  $580,111,193  $117,255,010
2003  $447,408,925  $46,641,744


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD



Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  382,841,469  557,384,144
2013  349,467,097  526,496,048
2012  344,600,498  529,664,077
2011  403,816,308  437,938,463
2010  320,953,510  354,628,322
2009  315,675,114  546,953,341
2008  350,564,246  361,415,869
2007  362,690,481  387,311,965
2006  288,822,324  377,401,713
2005  220,183,909  364,418,192
2004  181,128,293  275,225,106
2003  119,672,821  304,396,356


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg
Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  381,086,281  323,419,310
2013  347,256,570  326,502,922
2012  341,173,193  284,746,240
2011  399,652,205  242,045,122
2010  316,981,402  170,492,546
2009  311,835,657  253,380,604
2008  344,220,396  197,399,687
2007  356,719,990  196,021,164
2006  263,720,061  172,244,960
2005  212,569,595  174,337,824
2004  175,916,047  148,138,201
2003  117,255,464  72,143,143


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


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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