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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 2020


ImportTEUS
MACHINERY PARTS136,63313.3%
FURNITURE SPORTING GOODS TOYS111,53210.9%
YARNS FIBRES TEXTILES APPAREL111,05410.8%
CHEMICALS110,18510.7%
TIRES UNFINISHED RUBBER PLASTIC PRODUCTS89,6998.7%
HARDWARE LIGHTING MISC METALWARE76,8887.5%
VEHICLES BOATS AIRCRAFT76,2527.4%
FOREST PRODUCTS67,2466.6%
FOODSTUFFS AND BASIC AGRICULTURAL MATERIALS50,3764.9%
MINERAL PRODUCTS INCL COAL TILES GLASS42,1924.1%
ELECTRIC AND ELECTRIC GOODS28,6102.8%
FOOTWARE GLOVES BAGS22,9592.2%
METALS INCLUDING PRIMARY SHAPES22,6412.2%
INSTRUMENTS PHOTO GOODS17,2981.7%
OTHER16,6731.6%
MISCELLANEOUS16,4591.6%
PLASTIC FILMS SHEETS FOAM  SPONGES14,4201.4%
MISC ITEMS JEWELRY COMBS ARTS CRAFTS11,3101.1%
ORES CONCENTRATES3,4520.3%
Grand Total1,025,878
ExportTEUS%
FOREST PRODUCTS175,51323.8%
CHEMICALS145,17719.7%
FOODSTUFFS AND BASIC AGRICULTURAL MATERIALS98,44013.4%
VEHICLES BOATS AIRCRAFT65,9679.0%
YARNS FIBRES TEXTILES APPAREL57,0447.7%
TIRES UNFINISHED RUBBER PLASTIC PRODUCTS31,9074.3%
MACHINERY PARTS30,7934.2%
FURNITURE SPORTING GOODS TOYS30,0814.1%
METALS INCLUDING PRIMARY SHAPES20,7922.8%
HARDWARE LIGHTING MISC METALWARE19,0382.6%
MINERAL PRODUCTS INCL COAL TILES GLASS17,8862.4%
MISCELLANEOUS10,1471.4%
PLASTIC FILMS SHEETS FOAM SPONGES9,8691.3%
ORES CONCENTRATES7,7221.0%
INSTRUMENTS PHOTO GOODS5,3170.7%
FOOTWARE GLOVES BAGS5,1770.7%
ELECTRIC AND ELECTRIC GOODS4,5430.6%
MISC ITEMS JEWELRY COMBS ARTS CRAFTS1,1510.2%
OTHER3740.1%
Grand Total736,938

Source:  PIERS Data Loaded import and export TEUs only.

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