TABLE 3. Top 3 Destination and Origin Ports for International Waterborne Freight via Port of Long Beach, CA: 2007

TABLE 3. Top 3 Destination and Origin Ports for International Waterborne Freight via Port of Long Beach, CA: 2007

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(Short tons, thousands)

Rank Export destination Tons
1 Kao Hsiung, Taiwan 2,047
2 Hong Kong, China Hong Kong 1,821
3 Pusan, South Korea 1,777
Rank Import origin Tons
1 Yantian, China Mainland 5,181
2 Al Basrah, Iraq 3,718
3 Esmeraldas, Ecuador 3,355

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2007 Foreign Cargo Data, available at www.ndc.iwr.usace.army.mil/data/dataimex.htm as of July 20, 2009.