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As a port handing primarily containerized cargoes, there are literally thousands of types of goods moving through the Port of Charleston.

Calendar Year 2019

EXPORTS%
FOREST PRODUCTS22%
CHEMICALS15%
FOODSTUFFS AND BASIC AGRICULTURAL MATERIALS12%
VEHICLES BOATS AIRCRAFT11%
YARNS FIBRES TEXTILES APPAREL7%
MISCELLANEOUS5%
TIRES UNFINISHED RUBBER PLASTIC PRODUCTS5%
MACHINERY PARTS5%
HARDWARE LIGHTING MISC METALWARE3%
N/A3%
FURNITURE SPORTING GOODS TOYS3%
MINERAL PRODUCTS INCL COAL TILES GLASS2%
METALS INCLUDING PRIMARY SHAPES2%
INSTRUMENTS PHOTO GOODS2%
PLASTIC FILMS SHEETS FOAM  SPONGES1%
ORES CONCENTRATES1%
ELECTRIC AND ELECTRIC GOODS1%
FOOTWARE GLOVES BAGS0%
MISC ITEMS JEWELRY COMBS ARTS CRAFTS0%
OTHER0%
Grand Total100%

IMPORTS%
MACHINERY PARTS12%
VEHICLES BOATS AIRCRAFT11%
YARNS FIBRES TEXTILES APPAREL11%
CHEMICALS10%
FURNITURE SPORTING GOODS TOYS9%
TIRES UNFINISHED RUBBER PLASTIC PRODUCTS9%
HARDWARE LIGHTING MISC METALWARE8%
FOREST PRODUCTS6%
FOODSTUFFS AND BASIC AGRICULTURAL MATERIALS4%
MISCELLANEOUS4%
MINERAL PRODUCTS INCL COAL TILES GLASS4%
N/A3%
METALS INCLUDING PRIMARY SHAPES2%
FOOTWARE GLOVES BAGS2%
ELECTRIC AND ELECTRIC GOODS2%
INSTRUMENTS PHOTO GOODS2%
MISC ITEMS JEWELRY COMBS ARTS CRAFTS1%
PLASTIC FILMS SHEETS FOAM  SPONGES1%
OTHER1%
ORES CONCENTRATES0%
Grand Total100%

Source:  PIERS Data Loaded import and export TEUs only.