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Trade Routes

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More than 20 ocean carriers have vessels that carry cargo between Charleston and more than 150 nations around the world.  Listed below are the United States’ top trading partners through the Port of Charleston.

Trade Lane CY 2016 % of Total
North Europe 33%
Northeast Asia 29%
Southeast Asia 9%
Indian Sub-Continent 7%
South America West Coast 5%
Mediterranean 4%
South America East Coast 4%
All Other 9%