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Austria ranked No. 32 in total trade value through February with a total of $3.25 billion. Exports totaled $1.41 billion and Imports totaled $1.84 billion, a deficit of $430.79 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $3.25 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1San Juan International Airport, P.R. $619,421,978
2Port of Virginia $325,060,226
3Port of Newark $260,688,239
4Port of Charleston $182,063,474
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $166,248,608
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $161,790,281
7Port of Houston $158,208,310
8Philadelphia International Airport $135,405,578
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $114,477,714
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $106,299,389

U.S. trade with Austria rose to $3.25 billion through February

Austria’s trade with the United States rose to $3.25 billion through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 34.53 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Austria’s exports increased 131.29 percent while imports rose 1.87 percent. The U.S. deficit with Austria was $430.79 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 San Juan International Airport, P.R.; No. 2 Port of Virginia; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Port of Charleston; and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Virginia No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Charleston No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 47.73 percent of Austria’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 3400.18 percent to $619.42 million.
    Exports rose 3414.22 percent to $619.36 million. Imports fell 11.96 percent to $63,884.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Virginia rose 17.7 percent to $325.06 million.
    Exports rose 38.53 percent to $183.81 million. Imports fell 1.56 percent to $141.25 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark rose 19.32 percent to $260.69 million.
    Exports rose 302.97 percent to $18.3 million. Imports rose 13.3 percent to $242.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Charleston fell 12.53 percent to $182.06 million.
    Exports rose 184.97 percent to $9.55 million. Imports fell 15.76 percent to $172.52 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 42.33 percent to $166.25 million.
    Exports rose 158.1 percent to $76.49 million. Imports rose 2.97 percent to $89.76 million.

Austria ranked No. 32 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 37.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $650.55 billion, up 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 2.61 percent to $260.05 billion; imports climbed 0.14 percent to $390.5 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $130.45 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $136.53 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Austria by value through February were the categories of Insulin, hormones and steroids; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Coal, briquettes; Low value shipments; and Paintings, drawings and other artwork, respectively. They accounted for 77.08 percent of total exports to Austria.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Austria –– Motor vehicles for transporting people; Medicines in individual dosages; Sweetened waters; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Power supplies, transformers –– accounted for 33.06 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Austria:

  • Insulin, hormones and steroids rose 3412.35 percent compared to last year to $620.86 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 80.42 percent compared to last year to $262.21 million.
  • Coal, briquettes rose 400.69 percent compared to last year to $91.7 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 169.19 percent compared to last year to $65.23 million.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork rose 150.55 percent compared to last year to $48.29 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Austria:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 117.33 percent compared to last year to $203.39 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 34.22 percent compared to last year to $157.75 million.
  • Sweetened waters fell 4.89 percent compared to last year to $103.96 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 32.39 percent compared to last year to $93.45 million.
  • Power supplies, transformers rose 63.98 percent compared to last year to $50.75 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Austria recorded $15.99 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Norfolk; Charleston; San Juan; and Atlanta/Savannah. Total U.S. exports to Austria were $ 4.26 billion and imports from Austria were $11.72 billion. The U.S. deficit with Austria was $7.46 billion.