In 2014, the U. S.  traded over $4 trillion worth of international goods, ranging from raw agriculture to advanced precision instruments, according to a study by the Brookings Institute.

The country relies on 25 port complexes—a group of ports within one place—to move 85% of all internationally traded goods.

The ports also tend to specialize in moving specific commodities, which affects their average value and determines common trading partners.

Here’s a look at the top ten ports. 

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